The Attorney (Byeon-ho-in)

The Attorney (Byeon-ho-in)

The Attorney (Byeon-ho-in) Korea (2013) Dir. Yang Woo-seok We’ve all seen those American films were the kid least likely proclaims to his class to much merriment and derision that he wants to be the President when he grows up. In South Korea a man of humble beginnings did indeed do just that having made his … Continue reading

Madame DuBarry

Madame DuBarry

Madame DuBarry (Cert PG) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Eureka) Running Time: 114 minutes approx. Release Date: September 22nd Ernst Lubitsch is a name synonymous with sophisticated comedies of 1930’s and 1940’s Hollywood which saw him directing the likes of Great Garbo, Maurice Chevalier, James Stewart and Carole Lombard. But in his native Germany he learned his … Continue reading

Bleach Series 14 Part 1

Bleach Series 14 Part 1

Bleach Series 14 Part 1 (Episodes 292-303) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze UK) Running time: 289 minutes approx. Release Date: September 22nd     It’s been arguably the longest battle in the history of Bleach and it shows no signs of abating just yet. Yes, the Arrancar vs Soul Reapers clash rages on and … Continue reading

Under The Skin

Under The Skin

Under The Skin UK (2014) Dir. Jonathan Glazer Film is a polarising medium and opinions often run the gamut from love to hate, indifference to repulsion, bafflement to enlightenment. One subgenre of film which seems to exist purely to divide opinion is the arthouse film which can create a sense of exclusivity for even the … Continue reading

WWE – Battleground 2014

WWE – Battleground 2014

WWE – Battleground 2014 (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray / DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 163 minutes approx. Release Date: September 29th The inaugural Battleground show appeared in late 2013 and wasn’t a huge success, due to being tucked in between two other PPVs in quick succession and being poorly booked as the result … Continue reading

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Cert 12) 1 Disc (Distributor: Sony) Running Time: 136 minutes approx Despite mixed reviews the The Amazing Spider-Man reboot in 2012 was successful enough to please the money men at Columbia studios so little time was inevitably wasted in announcing a sequel to the world. Andrew Garfield returns as the friendly … Continue reading

Chico & Rita

Chico & Rita

Chico & Rita Spain (2010) Dirs. Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal & Tono Errando Hopefully the days of people ignorantly dismissing animation as just for kids are long gone as films made for the adult audience via this medium have proven to be just as rich as if they were live action tales. In the case … Continue reading

Battle For The Planet Of The Apes

Battle For The Planet Of The Apes

Battle For The Planet Of The Apes US (1973) Dir. J. Lee Thompson And so we come to the final film in a series that many believed was done and dusted after the first! In contrast to the other films Battle For The Planet Of The Apes is told in flashback as the Lawgiver (a … Continue reading