Suzanne France (2013) Dir. Katell Quillévéré After delivering a stunning debut in Love Like Poison, a potent brew of a coming of age sexual awakening tale and an exploration of crisis of faith, the second feature from French writer/director Katell Quillévéré hits us with another starkly probing drama, this time a story spanning two decades … Continue reading Suzanne

Dragonball Season 1

Dragonball Season 1 (Episodes 1-28) (Cert 15) 4 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 682 minutes approx.  With Dragonball Z proving a hit here in the UK after its long overdue release and its non-canon successor Dragonball GT also faring well, it seems only natural that Manga would finally complete the saga by going back … Continue reading Dragonball Season 1

In Love We Trust (Zuo you)

  In Love We Trust (Zuo you) China (2007) Dir. Xiaoshuai Wang Five year-old HeHe (Chuqian Zhang) is suffering from cancer and is in need of a life saving bone marrow transplant. Her parents, Mei Zhu (Weiwei Liu) and Ziao Lu (Jia-yi Zhang), have both been tested but neither are compatible. With an external donor … Continue reading In Love We Trust (Zuo you)

Call Girl

Call Girl Sweden (2012) Dir. Mikael Marcimain 1976 and a general election is looming, but while many of the parties are paying lip service to the voters about sexual equality and reforms in policies,  the candidates and high level ministers are indulging in illicit activities with girls supplied by notorious brothel madam Dagmar Glans (Pernilla … Continue reading Call Girl


Psycho US (1960) Dir. Alfred Hitchcock This is arguably Hitch’s most famous film but for the benefit of anyone who has yet to experience this classic chiller, the plot is as follows: Marion Crane (Janet Leigh) is having an affair with Sam Loomis (John Gavin) who is straddled with huge debts meaning they can’t afford … Continue reading Psycho

Hakuoki OVA Collection – A Memory Of Snow Flowers

Hakuoki OVA Collection – A Memory Of Snow Flowers (Cert 12) 1 Disc (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 154 minutes approx. Hakuoki is the franchise that just keeps on giving. Not content with giving us three series based on historically based events of the Shogunate’s police force, the Shinsengumi, the series continues with the six OVAs … Continue reading Hakuoki OVA Collection – A Memory Of Snow Flowers


Frozen US (2013) Dirs. Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee In the kingdom of Arendelle two young princesses Elsa and Anna live happily together until an accident separates them, a result of eldest sister Elsa possessing the ability to control ice and snow. A Troll King wipes Anna’s memories of Elsa’s powers and suggests Elsa is … Continue reading Frozen

WWE – Best of WCW PPV Matches Vol 1

  WWE - Best of WCW PPV Matches Vol 1 (Cert 15) 3 Discs DVD/2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 437 minutes approx Forgive my inherent cynicism but regular readers of this site will know that anytime the word “Best” appears in the title of a WWE release, the salt bucket is brought out … Continue reading WWE – Best of WCW PPV Matches Vol 1

The Murderer Lives At Number 21 (L’assassin habite… au 21)

The Murderer Lives At Number 21 (L'assassin habite... au 21) France (1942) Dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot In a small neighbourhood in Montmartre a serial strikes leaving a calling card with the name “Monsieur Durand” printed on it. Inspector Wenceslas Vorobechik (Pierre Fresnay) – Wens for short – is assigned the case to hunt down Durand and … Continue reading The Murderer Lives At Number 21 (L’assassin habite… au 21)

K – The Complete Series

K – The Complete Series  (Cert 12) 3 Discs DVD/BD Combo (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze UK) Running time: 316 minutes approx.  Shizume City is a technological advantage city which is home to Yashiro Isana, aka Shiro to his friends at Ashinaka High School. A rather carefree young chap, Shiro is prone to forgetting his lunch and … Continue reading K – The Complete Series