The King Of Pigs (Dwae-ji-ui wang)

The King Of Pigs (Dwae-ji-ui wang) Korea (2011) Dir. Yeon Sang-ho When his business goes bankrupt Hwang Kyung-min inexplicably flips out and kills his wife. In trying to run away from his problems, Kyung-min tracks down his old school friend Jung Jong-suk, a failing writer who also seems to have anger management issues, beating up … Continue reading The King Of Pigs (Dwae-ji-ui wang)

Blood C – Complete Series

Blood C – Complete Series (Cert 15) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 288 minutes approx. You couldn’t possibly hope to meet a more kind hearted, sweet and upbeat girl than Saya Kisagari, a trainee Shrine Maiden under the tutelage of her father Tadayoshi. Saya’s school friends tease her about her cheerfulness, punctuality … Continue reading Blood C – Complete Series

WWE Wrestlemania 29

WWE Wrestlemania 29 (Cert 12) 3 Discs DVD/ 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Freemantle Media) Running Time:  228 minutes approx. Wrestlemania. The grandest stage of them all. The biggest show of the year. From its humble beginnings as a make or break show in 1985, it has grown to be a stadium sized extravaganza that brings … Continue reading WWE Wrestlemania 29

Masquerade (Gwanghae, Wangyidoen namja)

  Masquerade (Gwanghae, Wangyidoen namja) Korea (2012) Dir. Chang-min Choo In 1616 King Gwang-hae (Lee Byung-hun), 15th ruler of the Joseon Dynasty, orders Chief Secretary Heo Gyun (Ryoo Seung-ryong) to find his exact double out of fear of assassination attempts. One is found in the form of Ha-sun (Lee Byung-hun), a lowly and crude entertainer, … Continue reading Masquerade (Gwanghae, Wangyidoen namja)

Above the Street, Below the Water (Over gaden under vandet)

Above the Street, Below the Water (Over gaden under vandet) Denmark (2009) Dir. Charlotte Sieling The seemingly happy marriage of Anne (Sidse Babett Knudsen) and Ask (Nicolas Bro) comes to an end when Ask tires of holding the fort while actress Anne is constantly away. At a marriage counselling session Ask announces that he needs … Continue reading Above the Street, Below the Water (Over gaden under vandet)

Bakemonogatari Part 1

Bakemonogatari Part 1 (Episodes 1-8) (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 193 minutes approx. Koyomi Aragari is a high school boy and former vampire destined to help the girls of his school deal with the various demonic apparitions that blight their lives, with the help of the mysterious hippy like Meme Oshino. For … Continue reading Bakemonogatari Part 1

I’ll Be Around (Ya budu ryadom)

  I’ll Be Around (Ya budu ryadom) Russia (2012) Dir. Pavel Ruminov Inna (Maria Shalaeva) is young single mother working as the manager of a successful restaurant while bringing up her six year-old son Mitya (Roman Zenchuk). Their relationship is a very close and loving one until Inna begins to display signs of fatigue, dizziness … Continue reading I’ll Be Around (Ya budu ryadom)

My Ex II – Haunted Lover

  My Ex II – Haunted Lover (Cert 18) 1 Disc (Distributor: MVM Entertainment) Running time: 82 minutes approx. Aspiring actress Cee (Ratchawin Wongviriya) just happens to see her boyfriend Aof (Thongpoom Siripipat) with another woman, Ying (Marion Affolter) whilst at the cinema (watching My Ex as it happens). After Ying overhears a blazing row … Continue reading My Ex II – Haunted Lover

Jackpot (Arme Riddere)

Jackpot (Arme Riddere)Norway (2011) Dir. Magnus MartensIn a strip club named Pink heaven, police are investigating a violent shootout where they find a dazed and confused Oscar Svendson (Kyrre Hellum) underneath large dead stripper, with a rifle in his hand. Oscar is taken in for questioning but the detective Solør (Henrik Mestad) doesn’t quite believe … Continue reading Jackpot (Arme Riddere)

Laurence Anyways

  Laurence Anyways Canada (2012) Dir. Xavier Dolan Laurence Alia (Melvil Poupaud) is a thirty-five year old literature teacher and budding author in along term relationship with Frédérique “Fred” Belair (Suzanne Clément), a fiery and gregarious woman. On his birthday Laurence reveals to Fred and his friends that he has been living a lie and … Continue reading Laurence Anyways