Captain America – The Winter Soldier

Captain America – The Winter Soldier

Captain America – The Winter Soldier (Cert 12) 1 Disc (Distributor: Marvel) Running Time: 136 minutes approx. Release Date: August 18th   I have to confess that I never really have been able to take Captain America seriously not just because of the hokey costume but I’m not a big fan of America’s flag waving. I … Continue reading

Robotics;Notes Part 1

Robotics;Notes Part 1

Robotics;Notes Part 1 (Episodes 1-11) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 257 minutes approx. Release Date: August 25th Japan likes their robots there is no questioning that, as the wealth of anime and super sentai shows involving giant mecha piloted by neurotic teens bears witness. But one area that has yet to … Continue reading

Exit

Exit

Exit Sweden (2006) Dir. Peter Lindmark When The Beatles sang that money couldn’t buy love they could have also included loyalty in the same sentence – unless you happen to be the highest bidder it seems. And in the world of Swedish financial investment, loyalty is a commodity that changes hands on a regular basis … Continue reading

Nekomonogatari Black

Nekomonogatari Black

Nekomonogatari Black (Cert 18) 1 Disc (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 104 minutes approx. Release Date: August 25th      For those of you who can’t get enough of the surreal acid trip that is the Monogatari universe then rejoice as another instalment is upon us. If, like me, you find it to be a self indulgent … Continue reading

We Are The Best! (Vi är bäst!)

We Are The Best! (Vi är bäst!)

We Are The Best! (Vi är bäst!) Sweden (2013) Dir. Lukas Moodysson It’s tough growing up, trying to understand the world and realising, even at an early age, that you don’t fit in with everyone else. So what do you do about it? You form a punk band that’s what! This is the rough premise … Continue reading

Faust

Faust

Faust (Cert PG) 3 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Eureka) Running Time: 107 minutes approx. Release Date: August 18th  If there is ever a caveat for an artist with an impressive body of work it is that some milestone works are often overlooked in favour of more popular or readily referenced ones. For celebrated German director F.W … Continue reading

WWE – Payback 2014

WWE – Payback 2014

WWE – Payback 2014 (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray / DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 172 minutes approx Release Date: August 18th  While the first instalment of Payback last year was about a triumphant return this year it was about absent friends – in this case Chicago’s favourite son CM Punk who walked out … Continue reading

Mysterious Girlfriend X

Mysterious Girlfriend X

Mysterious Girlfriend X (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 285 minutes approx. Release Date: August 18th      I hope you are not eating or drinking while reading this as I do not want to be held responsible for any expectorations that may occur as a result of the content in the following review. … Continue reading

The Raid 2

The Raid 2

The Raid 2 (Cert 18) 1 Disc (Distributor: Entertainment One) Running time: 150 minutes approx. Release date: August 11th Two years a go a little film from Indonesia directed by a Welshman appeared with minimal fanfare and proceeded to blow everyone away, and now the inevitable sequel reaches us. Could The Raid be topped and … Continue reading