Rust And Bone

Rust And Bone (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: StudioCanal) Running time: 122 minutes approx. Wannabe kick boxer Ali (Matthias Schoenaerts) and his five year-old son, Sam (Armand Verdure) arrives in Antibes, southern France from Belgium with virtually nothing to their names. Ali gets a job as a bouncer at a night club where, on his … Continue reading Rust And Bone


Stockholm UK (2012) Dir. Dominic Ryan A slight change of tact for this site, as I am reviewing an independent short film made by a talented young British actor, Dominic Ryan, who has been developing this film for the past couple of years and it finally came to fruition at the end of 2012. The … Continue reading Stockholm

WWE – The Best PPV Matches Of 2012

WWE - The Best PPV Matches Of 2012 (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray / 3 Discs DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 385 minutes approx There’s that word again. The one that causes more arguments and conflict of opinion than any other, and brings out the intransigent in many an “objective” person. That word of … Continue reading WWE – The Best PPV Matches Of 2012

Loose Cannons (Mine vaganti)

  Loose Cannons (Mine vaganti) Italy (2010) Dir. Ferzan Ozpetek The affluent Cantone family own a pasta factory in Lecce in Southern Italy, run by the patriarch Vincenzo (Ennio Fantastichini) and his eldest son Antonio (Alessandro Preziosi). His younger brother, Tommaso (Riccardo Scamarcio), returns from his studies in Rome and hopes to come out to … Continue reading Loose Cannons (Mine vaganti)


Brave US (2012) Dir. Brenda Chapman In ancient Scotland young princess Merida of Clan Dunbroch has no interest in following the royal protocol as laid out by her mother Queen Elinor, while her father the boisterous Fergus encourages Merida’s tomboyish side. Now her daughter is 16 years-old, Elinor thinks it is time Merida is married … Continue reading Brave

WWE – Survivor Series 2012

WWE – Survivor Series 2012 (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray / DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 163 minutes approx. Survivor Series was always one of my favourite WWE PPVs with the early days, with the team elimination format made up of seemingly disparate wrestlers coming together to settle a number of feuds in one … Continue reading WWE – Survivor Series 2012

Ice Age 4: Continental Drift

Ice Age 4: Continental Drift US (2012) Dirs. Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier The nomadic prehistoric mammals are back, having finally settled down into a comfortable life until Sid’s family turn up for a quick visit - a very quick one as they arrive, dump the irascible old Granny on him then split. Speaking of splitting, … Continue reading Ice Age 4: Continental Drift

WWE – Live In The UK – November 2012

WWE - Live In The UK – November 2012 (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 273 minutes approx. Ever since the UK only PPVs ceased in 2003 we Brits were rewarded for our unstinting loyalty to the WWE in late 2004 when the flagship TV shows RAW and Smackdown (along with the … Continue reading WWE – Live In The UK – November 2012

Ninja Kids!!! (Nintama Rantarô)

Ninja Kids!!! (Nintama Rantarô) Japan (2011) Dir. Takashi Miike In the Muromachi period, 16th century Japan, young ninja Rantaro (Seishiro Kato) is sent to Ninja Academy by his parents (Shido Nakamura and Rei Dan) to break the family’s curse of being low ranking Ninja. While on a summer break Rantaro and his class mates meet … Continue reading Ninja Kids!!! (Nintama Rantarô)

Baka And Test: Summon The Beasts Season 2

Baka And Test: Summon The Beasts Season 2 (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 298 minutes approx. It’s back to school time for the students of Fumizuki Academy where grades literally mean all the difference between power and luxury but with a twist – each pupil has a holographic avatar that can … Continue reading Baka And Test: Summon The Beasts Season 2