WWE Superstar Collection – John Cena

WWE Superstar Collection – John Cena 1 Disc (Distributor: Freemantle Media) Running Time: 91 minutes approx.  Before you Cena fans out there (those of you old enough to read and use the internet) start salivating at the thought of a new DVD release featuring your fruity pebble hero, calm down – this is the first … Continue reading WWE Superstar Collection – John Cena

Wild Grass (Les herbes folles)

Wild Grass (Les herbes folles)France (2009) Dir. Alain ResnaisMarguerite Muir (Sabine Azéma) a single, strong willed middle aged woman who has her handbag snatched while out shopping. Her wallet is discarded in an underground car park which it is found by Georges Palet (André Dussollier), promptly handing it in to the police but imagines a … Continue reading Wild Grass (Les herbes folles)

Ef: A Tale Of Melodies

Ef: A Tale Of Melodies (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 290 minutes approx. The sequel to the bemusing and beguiling Ef: A Tale Of Memories presents two more intertwined stories of teenage romance and heartbreak delivered in a unique but often distracting avant-garde art style. In other words if you loved the … Continue reading Ef: A Tale Of Melodies

The Ordeal (Calvaire)

The Ordeal (Calvaire) Belgium/France (2004) Dir. Fabrice Du Welz Marc Stevens (Laurent Lucas) is a flamboyant wannabe singer playing mostly in very small clubs and retirement homes. En route to a Christmas show Marc’s van breaks down in the middle of a forest. A passing local named Boris (Jean-Luc Couchard) takes Marc to a small … Continue reading The Ordeal (Calvaire)

Badges Of Fury (Bu Er Shen Tan)

Badges Of Fury (Bu Er Shen Tan) China (2013) Dir. Tsz Ming Wong There has been a recent spate of men suddenly dying with the common factors being they were all ex-boyfriends of actress Liu Jin Shui (Shishi Liu) and they all had big smiles on their faces when they snuffed it.    While Liu Jin … Continue reading Badges Of Fury (Bu Er Shen Tan)

Blancanieves

Blancanieves (Cert 12) 1 Disc (Distributor: Studio Canal) Running time: 100 minutes In the world of bullfighting, Antonio Villalta (Daniel Giménez Cacho) is the man at the top until an accident leaves him paralysed. At the same time his wife (Inma Cuesta) dies giving birth to a daughter, Carmen. Father and daughter are not reunited … Continue reading Blancanieves

State Affairs (Une affaire d’état)

  State Affairs (Une affaire d'état) France (2009) Dir. Eric Valette A plane carrying weapons as part of a ransom deal for French captives in the Congo suddenly explodes mid flight. The man behind it is political heavyweight Victor Bornand (Andre Dussollier), who employs ex-undercover operative turned hitman Fernandez (Thierry Fremont) to help cover up … Continue reading State Affairs (Une affaire d’état)

Bleach Series 11

Bleach Series 11 (Episodes 213-229) (Cert 12) 4 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze UK) Running time: 412 minutes approx.  It’s certainly been a while but finally we return to the Arrancar Arc that first started way back when and was disrupted for a number of filler arcs due, as always, to the anime catching up with … Continue reading Bleach Series 11

Robot & Frank

Robot & Frank USA (2012) Dir. Jake Schreier In a near future where technology has become even more of an intrinsic part of life, retired cat burglar Frank Weld (Frank Langella) lives alone with the slow onset of dementia a present threat. His children Madison (Liv Tyler) and Hunter (James Marsden) are busy with their … Continue reading Robot & Frank

Tiger & Bunny Part 4

Tiger & Bunny Part 4 (Episodes 20-25) (Cert PG) 3 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze UK) Running time: 145 minutes approx. With volume three ending on a nail biting cliffhanger it is with some relief that this final instalment doesn’t waste any time in picking up the story immediately from that point, with Barnaby … Continue reading Tiger & Bunny Part 4