The Devil Is A Part Timer

The Devil Is A Part Timer (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 296 minutes approx. War has been raging in an alternate dimension between the Dark Forces of Satan and the humans, lead by the Hero Emilia Justina. As the Dark Lord tries to annex the island continent of Ente Isla he … Continue reading The Devil Is A Part Timer

Attack On Titan Part 2

Attack On Titan Part 2 (Episodes 14-25) (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 279 minutes approx. A quick warning before you proceed: if you have not seen the first volume of Attack On Titan you will find some significant spoilers contained within this review of the eagerly anticipated second volume. The story … Continue reading Attack On Titan Part 2

Play

  Play Sweden (2011) Dir. Ruben Östlund One of the skills of a good story teller, or in this case filmmaker, is the ability to play with the audience’s sense of perception. This may be challenged by a plot twist or a surprise ending but the most efficient method is through the subtle disarming of … Continue reading Play

Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist

Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 152 minutes Beginning life as an arcade video game Street Fighter has expanded into a universal phenomenon encompassing all media platforms, good and bad, garnering a devoted fan base like no other. Movie stuntman, martial artist and SF fan Joey Ansah … Continue reading Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist

The Princess And The Pilot

The Princess And The Pilot (Cert 12) 1 Disc (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 100 minutes approx. Very much its own story, albeit one which has been told before, The Princess And The Pilot is a sentimental romantic tale set in an alternate world where the Levamme Kingdom is embroiled in a long standing war … Continue reading The Princess And The Pilot

WWE – Summerslam 2014

WWE – Summerslam 2014 (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray / DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 168 minutes approx. And so we come to the “Biggest party of the summer” as the WWE would have us believe. Well it used to be before the advent of monthly PPVs making these events less special than they … Continue reading WWE – Summerslam 2014

Bride Of Frankenstein

Bride Of Frankenstein US (1935) Dir. James Whale With the classic 1931 film version of Mary Shelley’s seminal tale ending on a fairly conclusive note with the death of the monster, the idea of a sequel to Frankenstein was a proposition of some temerity by Universal. To dig themselves out a metaphorical grave the scriptwriters … Continue reading Bride Of Frankenstein

WWE – John Cena: Greatest Rivalries

WWE – John Cena: Greatest Rivalries (Cert 15) 2 Disc Blu-ray / 3 Discs DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 456 minutes approx. Vince McMahon must have panicked when he looked at the calendar and realised that it had been a whole five months since he milked the fans of his favourite cash cow John … Continue reading WWE – John Cena: Greatest Rivalries

In The Realm Of The Senses (Ai no korîda)

In The Realm Of The Senses (Ai no korîda) Japan (1976) Dir. Nagisa Ôshima This notorious sexually explicit Japanese film has courted controversy for practically all of its near forty year existence, and for good reason, even in the wake of modern films pushing boundaries between mainstream sex and flat-out pornography which seem tame in … Continue reading In The Realm Of The Senses (Ai no korîda)

Devil Survivor 2

Devil Survivor 2 (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 333 minutes approx. Mobile phones have come along way since their arrival in the late 1980’s. Not only can we now make calls, send texts and e-mails, take photos, shoot videos, surf the internet, play music and video games, for the folks in Japan … Continue reading Devil Survivor 2