Death Game

Death Game (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: MVM Entertainment) Running time: 102 minutes approx. With the promise of a short term but very well paying job, ten willing volunteers find themselves driven to a remote location where they learn they are to participate in a seven day psychological experiment in the guise of a detective … Continue reading Death Game

Shell

Shell UK (2012) Dir. Scott Graham In a remote part of the Scottish Highlands stands a lone petrol station run by seventeen year-old Shell (Chloe Pirrie) and her epileptic father Pete (Joseph Mawle) who serves as the resident mechanic. Having been together since her mother walked out on them Shell seems to have an incredibly … Continue reading Shell

Persona 4 – The Animation Volume 3

Persona 4 – The Animation Volume 3 (Episodes 18-25) (Cert 12) 1 Disc BluRay / 2 Disc DVD (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze UK) Running time: 204 minutes approx. If Yu Narukami wasn’t already aware of how sinister things were in the case of the Midnight Channel, he was when the ominous fog from the alternate world … Continue reading Persona 4 – The Animation Volume 3

The Act Of Killing – Director’s Cut

The Act Of Killing - Director’s Cut Denmark/Norway/UK (2012) Dir. Joshua Oppenheimer "All murderers are punished, unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets" The above quote from French philosopher Voltaire opens the theatrical release of this extraordinarily frank and revealing documentary featuring a group of Indonesian “gangsters” who were responsible … Continue reading The Act Of Killing – Director’s Cut

K-ON!! Season 2 Part 2

K-ON!! Season 2 Part 2 (Episodes 14-27) (Cert PG) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 346 minutes approx.  The final term for our schoolgirl rockers Hokago Tea Time is nigh and with big decision to be made about their educational futures, there is also the small matter of recruiting new members to keep Sakuragaoka … Continue reading K-ON!! Season 2 Part 2

My Brother The Devil

My Brother The Devil UK (2012) Dir. Sally El Hosaini In Hackney, East London, Egyptian Rashid (James Floyd) is a big shot in a local gang called DMG (Drugs, Money and Guns) and is idolised by his younger brother Mo (Fady Elsayed). While Mo wants to be a part of Rashid’s gang life, big brother … Continue reading My Brother The Devil

Argo

Argo US (2012) Dir. Ben Affleck Most of you I am sure are fully aware of the plot for this Oscar winning film so I’ll keep this synopsis brief – When the US gives asylum to Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi during the Iranian revolution in 1979, the American embassy is attacked and the staff taken … Continue reading Argo

Nightwalker – The Complete Series

Nightwalker – The Complete Series (Cert 12) 3 Discs (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 272 minutes approx. The “Midnight Detective” Tatsuhiko Shido is not your average private detective and not just because he prefers to work nights. There is a very good reason for his nocturnal habits – Shido is a vampire. A repentant one, who … Continue reading Nightwalker – The Complete Series

WWE – Extreme Rules 2013

WWE – Extreme Rules 2013 (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray / DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 170 minutes approx. Batten down the hatches because it is that time of year when the WWE gets Extreme! With the smoke from Wrestlemania 29 finally clearing, it seems that some issues weren’t settled on the biggest stage … Continue reading WWE – Extreme Rules 2013

Beyond The Hills (Dupa dealuri)

Beyond The Hills (Dupa dealuri) Romania (2012) Dir. Cristian Mungiu Returning from Germany after trying to escape the poverty of her native Romania, Alina (Cristina Flutur) is reunited with her childhood friend and lover from the same orphanage Voichita (Cosmina Stratan), who she is surprised to find is now a novice nun in a strict … Continue reading Beyond The Hills (Dupa dealuri)