Mayo Chiki Collection

Mayo Chiki Collection (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: MVM Entertainment) Running time: 301 minutes approx. As if suffering from gynophobia (fear of women) or having a pro wrestler mother and younger sister who use him as punching bag wasn’t enough, Kinjirō Sakamachi’s already blighted life is about to become even more complex. At his high … Continue reading Mayo Chiki Collection

The Piano In The Factory (Gang de qin)

  The Piano In The Factory (Gang de qin) China (2010) Dir. Zhang Meng In Dongbei, Northeastern China factory worker and music lover Chen (Wang Qian-Yuan) is rocked by the reappearance of his estranged wife Xiao Ju (Jang Shin-young) who demands a divorce and sole custody of their young daughter Xiao Yuan (Liu Xing-yu), a … Continue reading The Piano In The Factory (Gang de qin)

The Hunt (Jagten)

The Hunt (Jagten) Denmark (2012) Dir. Thomas Vinterberg The lone male teacher at a nursery school Lucas (Mads Mikkelsen) cuts a sorry figure, living alone with his dog Fanny and fighting an ugly custody battle over his son Marcus (Lasse Fogelstrøm). Things begin to turn around for Lucas when co-worker Nadja (Alexandra Rapaport) takes an … Continue reading The Hunt (Jagten)

Love Crime (Crime d’amour)

Love Crime (Crime d'amour) France (2010) Dir. Alain Corneau Ambition, hard work and acute business acumen sees the stock of young executive Isabelle Guérin (Ludivine Sagnier) rise in the eyes of her boss Christine (Kristin Scott Thomas), who blatantly steals one of Isabelle’s ideas as her own to score a big contract. But when Isabelle … Continue reading Love Crime (Crime d’amour)

WWE – Elimination Chamber 2013

WWE – Elimination Chamber 2013 (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray / DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 169 minutes approx Originally conceived as a way to fit all the top singles wrestlers into one World Title match, the Elimination Chamber match debuted at the Survivor Series in 2002, a storyline invention of then RAW GM … Continue reading WWE – Elimination Chamber 2013

Bodacious Space Pirates Part Two

Bodacious Space Pirates Part Two (Episodes 14-26) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 301 minutes approx. If we learned anything from the first volume of Bodacious Space Pirates it is that throw Mariko Kato in at the deep end and she’ll assuredly come up swimming. After discovering she was of pirate descent Mariko … Continue reading Bodacious Space Pirates Part Two

The Land of Hope (Kibô no kuni)

Land Of Hope (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Third Window Films) Running Time: 134 minutes approx. In a small rural residential area, Yasuhiko Ono (Isao Natsuyagi) and his wife Chieko (Naoko Otani) run a small dairy farm alongside neighbours Ken Suzuki (Denden), his wife Meiko (Mariko Tsutsui), son Mitsuru (Yutaka Shimizu) and his girlfriend Yoko … Continue reading The Land of Hope (Kibô no kuni)

Cold War

Cold War Hong Kong (2012) Dirs. Lok Man Leung & Sunny Luk In what was normally considered Asia’s safest city, Hong Kong Police are stunned by the abduction of an Emergency Unit van containing five highly skilled police officers by a terrorist group at the same time a huge explosion rocks Mongkok. It is soon … Continue reading Cold War

Barbie (Ba-bi)

Barbie (Ba-bi) Korea (2011) Dir. Sang-woo Lee Soon-young (Kim Sae-Ron) may be a young girl but she is the nominal head of her family, having to look after her mentally handicapped father Mang-Woo (Jo Yong-Suk) and her sickly younger sister Soon-Ja (Kim Ah-Ron) as well as keeping their very tiny guest house alive. Adding further … Continue reading Barbie (Ba-bi)

Fullmetal Alchemist – Brotherhood Collection 3 (BD)

Fullmetal Alchemist - Brotherhood Collection 3 (Episodes 27-39) (Cert 15) (BD) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 305 minutes No, you are not experiencing déjà vu this is a new release tile. When Manga Entertainment first released FMA: Brotherhood it is was on both DVD and Blu-ray formats; unfortunately the sales for the first … Continue reading Fullmetal Alchemist – Brotherhood Collection 3 (BD)