Hue And Cry

Hue And Cry UK (1947) Dir. Charles Crichton For a film company with such a rich history within British cinema it is something of an anomaly that Ealing studios is mostly recognised for its specific output during a ten year period, affectionately known as the Ealing Comedies. Hue And Cry kicked off this decade long, … Continue reading Hue And Cry

Serial Experiments Lain Collector’s Edition

Serial Experiments Lain Collector's Edition (Cert 12) 3 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 310 minutes approx. Release Date: March 27th MVM’s occasional trip back into the archives resurrects a polarising cyberpunk classic that is both a product of its time yet prescient in its depiction of the Internet. This re-release reduces the DVD … Continue reading Serial Experiments Lain Collector’s Edition

Seoul Station

Seoul Station (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Studiocanal) Running Time: 118 minutes approx. Release Date – April 3rd I don’t know if this is a precedent or not but after storming the Korean box office with his Train To Busan, Yeon Sang-Ho released an animated prequel a month later. However, both films can be watched … Continue reading Seoul Station

WWE – Diamond Dallas Page: Positively Living

WWE – Diamond Dallas Page: Positively Living (Cert 15) 3 Discs DVD/2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 66 minutes approx. Release Date: March 27th It’s fair to say that the soon-to-be (at the time of writing) WWE Hall of Famer Diamond Dallas Page had one of the more unusual entries into the world … Continue reading WWE – Diamond Dallas Page: Positively Living

United States Of Love (Zjednoczone stany milosci)

United States Of Love (Zjednoczone stany milosci) Poland (2016) Dir. Tomasz Wasilewski Don’t be fooled by the title, this isn’t a paean to the Peace and Love ideal of the 1960’s. This challenging third film from Polish auteur Tomasz Wasilewski is hardly a barrel of laughs and certainly doesn’t propose to offer any peaceful resolutions … Continue reading United States Of Love (Zjednoczone stany milosci)

One Piece Collection 16

One Piece Collection 16 (Episodes 373-396) (Cert 12) 4 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 566 minutes approx. Release Date: March 27th       This latest instalment of the continuing adventures of the Straw Hats is a mixed bag that sees the unfinished business from the last release reach its resolve, the brief diversion of a … Continue reading One Piece Collection 16

My Boyfriend Is Type-B (B-hyeong namja chingu)

My Boyfriend Is Type-B (B-hyeong namja chingu) Korea (2005) Dir. Choi Suk-won The title of this Korean rom-com is one that most assuredly would appear even more confusing had it been renamed for the English speaking market, which would nullify the whole point of the story (not that this has stopped US distributors in the … Continue reading My Boyfriend Is Type-B (B-hyeong namja chingu)