Rhys Ifans

Sophie Barthes removes any focus on Charles in her retelling of Madame Bovary. In doing so she undermines many of the strengths of Gustav Flaubert’s novel.

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It’s a testament to how good the movie is that ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ elicits any kind of emotion at all.

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Thanks to a sincere script and a layered performance from Jason Segel, ‘The Five-Year Engagement’ believes wholeheartedly in actual romance — which I think is a concept that romantic comedies often “say” they support, but rarely have the chops to back it up.

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It’s not a stellar week for home video, but you could do worse than these two slight but entertaining movies, out now on Blu-ray and DVD.

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