I know this hooligan drama has been out for a while on DVD, but I’ve only just got round to watching it. Was it worth the wait? Sort of. I enjoyed it, in the same way that I enjoyed The Firm (the Gary Oldman one, not the Tom Cruise blockbuster) and The Football Factory. Football hooligans may be idiots, but they are fascinating idiots.
DVD review: Green Street continuedâ€¦
The film’s biggest problem is its casting. Elijah Wood is a solid actor but he’s miscast as Matt,
the Harvard dropout-turned-West Ham hoolie. He’ll always be Frodo to
me, and I can’t see Frodo being too handy with a Stanley knife, no
matter how smart he is with an elvish blade. Charlie Hunnam, who plays
Wood’s brother-in-law, the leader of