Jormungand – Perfect Order Complete Season 2

Jormungand - Perfect Order Complete Season 2 (Episodes 13-24)(Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 285 minutes approx. The little ditty that accompanies the episode previews for Jormungand contains the refrain about the show’s lead Koko Hekmatyar: “Her name is Koko/She is loco/I say oh no”. If series one suggests this is a … Continue reading Jormungand – Perfect Order Complete Season 2

Captain America – The Winter Soldier

Captain America - The Winter Soldier (Cert 12) 1 Disc (Distributor: Marvel) Running Time: 136 minutes approx. I have to confess that I never really have been able to take Captain America seriously not just because of the hokey costume but I’m not a big fan of America’s flag waving. I just can’t help but … Continue reading Captain America – The Winter Soldier

Robotics;Notes Part 1

Robotics;Notes Part 1 (Episodes 1-11) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 257 minutes approx. Japan likes their robots there is no questioning that, as the wealth of anime and super sentai shows involving giant mecha piloted by neurotic teens bears witness. But one area that has yet to be explored in great … Continue reading Robotics;Notes Part 1

Exit

Exit Sweden (2006) Dir. Peter Lindmark When The Beatles sang that money couldn’t buy love they could have also included loyalty in the same sentence – unless you happen to be the highest bidder it seems. And in the world of Swedish financial investment, loyalty is a commodity that changes hands on a regular basis … Continue reading Exit

WWE OMG! Volume 2 – The Top 50 Incidents In WCW History

WWE OMG! Volume 2 - The Top 50 Incidents In WCW History (Cert 15) 2 Disc Blu-ray / 3 Discs DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 134 minutes approx When you think WCW the first names that spring to mind would assuredly be Ric Flair, Sting, Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, The Four Horsemen, Road Warriors, The … Continue reading WWE OMG! Volume 2 – The Top 50 Incidents In WCW History

Nekomonogatari Black

Nekomonogatari Black (Cert 18) 1 Disc (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 104 minutes approx.     For those of you who can’t get enough of the surreal acid trip that is the Monogatari universe then rejoice as another instalment is upon us. If, like me, you find it to be a self indulgent and almost impenetrable headache then … Continue reading Nekomonogatari Black

We Are The Best! (Vi är bäst!)

We Are The Best! (Vi är bäst!) Sweden (2013) Dir. Lukas Moodysson It’s tough growing up, trying to understand the world and realising, even at an early age, that you don’t fit in with everyone else. So what do you do about it? You form a punk band that’s what! This is the rough premise … Continue reading We Are The Best! (Vi är bäst!)

Faust

Faust (Cert PG) 3 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Eureka) Running Time: 107 minutes approx. If there is ever a caveat for an artist with an impressive body of work it is that some milestone works are often overlooked in favour of more popular or readily referenced ones. For celebrated German director F.W Murnau it is fair … Continue reading Faust

WWE – Payback 2014

WWE – Payback 2014 (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray / DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 172 minutes approx While the first instalment of Payback last year was about a triumphant return this year it was about absent friends – in this case Chicago’s favourite son CM Punk who walked out on the company after … Continue reading WWE – Payback 2014

Mysterious Girlfriend X

Mysterious Girlfriend X (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 285 minutes approx. I hope you are not eating or drinking while reading this as I do not want to be held responsible for any expectorations that may occur as a result of the content in the following review. Our story begins, as ever … Continue reading Mysterious Girlfriend X