Red Desert (Il deserto rosso)

  Red Desert (Il deserto rosso) Italy (1964) Dir. Michelangelo Antonioni Following a car accident Giuliana (Monica Vitti) has been unable to shake the mental after effects, finding herself plagued by surreal dreams in which she suffers and as a result feels isolated from her husband Ugo (Carlo Chionetti), manager of a petrochemical plant, and … Continue reading Red Desert (Il deserto rosso)


Amer France/Belgium (2009) Dir. Hélène Cattet & Bruno Forzani Broken down into three parts, this loose tribute of sorts to the 1970’s Italian giallo style of film making explores the sexual awakening of a woman named Ana from childhood through to adolescence to adult life. In the first segment, young Ana (Cassandra Forêt) is wandering … Continue reading Amer

One Piece Collection 2

One Piece Collection 2 (episodes 27-53) (Cert 12) 4 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 617 minutes approx   After the success of Dragonball Z last year Manga Entertainment have dug deep to bring another globally well known but hugely overlooked anime to these fair shores of ours, and like DBZ this one also has reached … Continue reading One Piece Collection 2

Wreck-It Ralph

Wreck-It Ralph (Cert PG) 1 Disc (Distributor: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment) Running Time: 101 minutes approx. When the lights go at night time at Litwak's Fun Centre the characters of the arcade games exist in their own world called Games Central. It is here that the villain of Fix It Felix Wreck-It Ralph, a … Continue reading Wreck-It Ralph

The Woodsman And The Rain (Kitsutsuki to ame)

The Woodsman And The Rain (Kitsutsuki to ame) Japan (2012) Dir. Shûichi Okita In the peaceful mountain village of Yamamura, 60 year-old lumberjack Katsuhiko Kishi (Koji Yakusho) and his colleagues have their work disrupted when a film crew arrives to shoot a zombie movie nearby. When the rain comes and interrupts the shoot, Katsuhiko ends … Continue reading The Woodsman And The Rain (Kitsutsuki to ame)

Aria: The Scarlet Ammo

Aria: The Scarlet Ammo (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 300 minutes approx Kinji Tōyama is a student at Tokyo Butei High, a school that teaches armed combat to youngsters in an ever increasing lawless society. As a lower ranked student due to missing a crucial exam Kinji is easy prey for … Continue reading Aria: The Scarlet Ammo

Bakemonogatari Part 2

Bakemonogatari Part 2 (Episodes 9-15) (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 171 minutes approx. The mind bending, supernatural encounters for high school boy and former vampire Koyomi Aragari conclude in this second release, as he seeks to free more troubled damsels from the animalistic demons that possess them. Two stories make up the … Continue reading Bakemonogatari Part 2

The Berlin File

The Berlin File Korea (2013) Dir. Ryoo Seung-wan All eyes are on an illegal arms deal taking place in a hotel in Berlin involving Arab representative Assim (Tayfun Bademsoy), Russian broker Yuri (Werner Daehn) and a North Korean “Ghost” agent Pyo Jong-seong (Ha Jung-woo). Watching in the shadows are North Korean Berlin Ambassador Ri Hak … Continue reading The Berlin File

My Afternoons With Margueritte (La tête en friche)

  My Afternoons With Margueritte (La tête en friche) France (2010) Dir. Jean Becker In a small French town, an illiterate labourer Germain Chazes (Gérard Depardieu) strikes up an unusual friendship with the well read 95 year-old Margueritte (Gisèle Casadesu), whom he meets in the park everyday and she reads to him her favourite passages … Continue reading My Afternoons With Margueritte (La tête en friche)

Cat Planet Cuties Complete Collection

Cat Planet Cuties Complete Collection (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 304 minutes approx  It’s fair to say that a memorial festival for a late ancestor is the last place one would expect to meet the girl wearing a space suit and cosplay cat ears and tail but for high school otaku … Continue reading Cat Planet Cuties Complete Collection