Log Horizon Part 2

Log Horizon Part 2 (Episodes 14-25) (Cert PG) 2 Discs (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 322 minutes approx.  It’s back to the virtual reality world of the fantasy game Elder Tale in which an entire community of intrepid gamers have been trapped. Picking up the story right where we left it and the end of volume … Continue reading Log Horizon Part 2

Our Day Will Come (Notre jour viendra)

Our Day Will Come (Notre jour viendra) France (2010) Dir. Romain Gavras In society there are always people outcast or picked on for their physical appearances, and one maligned group are red heads. For some unexplained reason, people with red or ginger hair are considered an oddity, thus are mercilessly teased for this genetic phenomenon. … Continue reading Our Day Will Come (Notre jour viendra)

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes    US (2014) Dir. Matt Reeves The inevitable sequel to 2011’s Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes reboot of the successful sci-fi franchise ups the ante with its tally of talking apes from one to an entire colony in this dark, dystopian tale. Set ten years after … Continue reading Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Familiar Of Zero Series 2: Knight Of The Two Moons

Familiar Of Zero Series 2: Knight Of The Two Moons (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 289 minutes approx.  It’s been almost a year since the first series of Familiar Of Zero was released so I advise you click the link for the review to refresh your memory as this second season continues … Continue reading Familiar Of Zero Series 2: Knight Of The Two Moons

Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday US (1953) Dir. William Wyler Another Oscar winning classic from a highly esteemed director which is getting its first watch to mark the birthday of its leading lady, Audrey Hepburn! This breezy rom com takes us to the architectural wonder that is Rome where the crowned Princess Ann (Hepburn) is in the middle … Continue reading Roman Holiday

The Thief Of Bagdad

The Thief Of Bagdad US (1924) Dir. Raoul Walsh In 1916 Douglas Fairbanks was an uncredited extra in D.W Griffith’s epic Intolerance; four years later he was one of the most popular film stars in Hollywood, and he, wife Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin and Griffith formed their own studio United Artists. Arguably one of the … Continue reading The Thief Of Bagdad

By The Bluest Of Seas (U samogo sinego morya)

By The Bluest Of Seas (U samogo sinego morya) Russia (1936) Dir. Boris Barnet Films produced by the Soviet Union, especially in the post revolution days, were often burdened with the heavy political themes and messages to impart, either by design to reflect the upheaval of the country, or pressure from Stalinist control. This obviously … Continue reading By The Bluest Of Seas (U samogo sinego morya)

The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya

  The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya (Cert U) 2 Discs DVD/BD combo (Distributor: Studio Canal) Running Time: 137 minutes approx. Studio Ghibli, the most recognised and revered name in Japanese animation, has long been the standard bearer of anime both domestically and internationally, earning itself the reputation of being the most consistent and dependable … Continue reading The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya

Buster Keaton Short Films Collection Volume 2

Buster Keaton Short Films Collection Volume 2 US (1918-1920) Dirs. Roscoe Arbuckle / Buster Keaton This is a continuation of a look through the four disc compilation set of Buster Keaton’s short films, the first review of which can be found HERE. On this second disc we have more of the work Keaton did with … Continue reading Buster Keaton Short Films Collection Volume 2