Dredd is really really good. The well has been poisoned by the Stallone effort, I know, but this is a very faithful and necessarily violent adaptation. Karl Urban is good as Dredd (the helmet never comes off!), Thirlby is great as Anderson, and it's got Avon Barksdale in it. The direction is sound, the script is good (Alex Garland job), and the audio is very nice indeed, serious weight to it. It's a bit of a low budget effort so there isn't loads of CGI (probably a good thing) and you do get lots of nice extreme slow motion shots (often with graphic violence in them), some of which are composed to look like comic book panels.
Total Recall, on the other hand, is a piece of shit.
On Blu-Ray, I'm waiting for The Cabin in the Woods, and The Raid.
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