Daughter Of The Nile

Daughter Of The Nile (Cert 15) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Eureka) Running Time: 93 minutes approx. One of the problems with being a film buff is that you often come across films lauded by many that you can’t get to grips with and are left wondering what it is you are missing. Thanks to … Continue reading Daughter Of The Nile

WWE Wrestlemania 33

WWE Wrestlemania 33 (Cert 15) 3 Discs DVD/ 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time:  305 minutes approx. Wrestlemania 32 was wildly regarded as a disaster for running way too long, none of the major matches delivering what they should have and the booking sinking to new levels of mind boggling atrociousness.  Most people … Continue reading WWE Wrestlemania 33

Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned

Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned Korea (2016) Dir. Uhm Tae-hwa We’ve all seen those films where time is temporarily frozen and much fun has been made out of it, but what of the serious consequences of such a phenomenon? Imagine being the one for who time carries on while everyone else is trapped in … Continue reading Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned

WWE – Seth Rollins – Building The Architect

WWE – Seth Rollins - Building The Architect (Cert 15) 3 Discs DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 526 minutes approx. The latest WWE star to get the retrospective treatment might have an impressive body of work (a lot of it outside WWE) but many would debate legendary names and those with tenure should be … Continue reading WWE – Seth Rollins – Building The Architect

Kubo And The Two Strings

Kubo And The Two Strings US (2016) Dir. Travis Knight Stop motion animation has been something of a lost art in the wake of CGI, with only Aardman being the most prominent keeper of the faith. American studio Laika have quietly been making headway with their blend of old fashioned stop motion and modern technology … Continue reading Kubo And The Two Strings

Graduation (Bacalaureat)

Graduation (Bacalaureat)   Romania (2016) Dir. Cristian Mungiu Parents will do anything for their children. That is a given. But how much is too much? And who ultimately suffers if it gets out of hand - themselves or their children? Romania’s top social chronicler Cristian Mungiu returns with another sharply observed essay, wrapped around a slow … Continue reading Graduation (Bacalaureat)

Little Busters Refrain Collection

Little Busters Refrain Collection (Cert 12) 3 Discs DVD / 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 321 minutes approx. Hopefully by now you’ve had time to digest the 26-episode first series of Little Busters, JC Staff’s adaptation of the visual novel involving a group of school friends who form a baseball team in order … Continue reading Little Busters Refrain Collection


Headshot (Cert 18) 1 Disc (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 118 minutes approx. Recently I reviewed the 2014 Chilean action film Redeemer and commented on how its violence was more gory than most horror films. Trust the Indonesians to make a film that is even more grisly than that! A man is washed up by … Continue reading Headshot

Ugetsu Monogatari

Ugetsu Monogatari Japan (1953) Dir. Kenji Mizoguchi Another cinematic cherry is being popped with this first time ever watching of a film from legendary Japanese director Kenji Mizoguchi. Despite a 30-year career with other 70 films to his credit, Ugetsu Monogatari was the one that finally saw his international stock rise, bagging the Silver Lion … Continue reading Ugetsu Monogatari

Girl Shy

Girl Shy US (1924) Dirs. Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor Who would have thought that knowing nothing about women would actually you win the heart of one? Only in movies eh? Well, this was the 1920’s when times were a little chaster and restrained when it comes to depicting romance on screen, and this … Continue reading Girl Shy