WWE Summerslam 2017

WWE Summerslam 2017 (Cert 15) 2 Discs DVD/ 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time:  226 minutes approx. For the third year in a row, WWE invades Brooklyn for a four-night residency that includes NXT TakeOver, Summerslam, Monday Night RAW and Smackdown Live! Surprisingly there wasn’t much of a burn out among the fans … Continue reading WWE Summerslam 2017

Cowboy Bebop The Movie

Cowboy Bebop The Movie (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 115 minutes approx. The first of a trio of re-issues from Manga Entertainment of classic anime films on Blu-ray comes from one of the most popular series ever - Cowboy Bebop! The comic sci-fi action adventures of bounty hunter Spike … Continue reading Cowboy Bebop The Movie

Kinmoza Complete Collection

Kinmoza Complete Collection (Cert 12) 3 Discs DVD/ 1 Disc Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Animatsu Entertainment) Running time: 304 minutes approx.   If there is one unifying trend among anime fans it would almost assuredly be the desire to one day visit Japan. Some of us have achieved this, many of us haven’t but what is it really like … Continue reading Kinmoza Complete Collection

The Dead List (aka Ultimate Heist / Le premier cercle)

The Dead List (aka Ultimate Heist / Le premier cercle) France (2009) Dir. Laurent Tuel A French crime thriller with Jean Reno, complete with an enticing title and plot? Sounds like a can’t miss prospect, right? Well, the good news is that this film isn’t bad but it certainly isn’t what you might expect given … Continue reading The Dead List (aka Ultimate Heist / Le premier cercle)


Madeinusa Peru/Spain (2006) Dir. Claudia Llosa Every country has its own way of celebrating religious holidays. Here in the UK, we celebrate Easter by eating chocolate eggs; in this abstract movie from Peru, the denizens of a remote village spend Easter weekend indulging in sinful behaviour. I wonder which sounds the most fun? In the … Continue reading Madeinusa

Ushio & Tora Complete Collection

Ushio & Tora Complete Collection (Cert 15) 5 Discs Blu-ray/8 Discs DVD (Distributor: Animatsu Entertainment) Running time: 975 minutes approx. The recently released film The Boy And The Beast tells of the unlikely bond between a young human lad and a monstrous being, but this premise isn’t entirely original. We have to go way back … Continue reading Ushio & Tora Complete Collection

Lady Macbeth

Lady Macbeth UK (2017) Dir. William Oldroyd Not directly a take on Shakespeare’s legendary play but an adaptation of the 1865 Russian novella Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk by Nikolai Leskov, which carries echoes of the bard’s work. Either way, it’s about a woman who strikes a blow for feminism but doesn’t know when to stop. … Continue reading Lady Macbeth


Blackmail UK (1929) Dir. Alfred Hitchcock The Master of Suspense may have written many rules of the thriller playbook in his seminal films but here he makes history by making the first British full-length all talking film (although a large chunk of it is still silent)! But being a nice guy, Hitch secretly filmed it … Continue reading Blackmail

Beyond The Boundary The Movie: I’ll Be Here

Beyond The Boundary The Movie: I'll Be Here Past Chapter/Future Arc (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 83 minutes approx. / 92 minutes approx. Unless you have only watched it recently you’ll have to cast your mind back to January 2016 to when Beyond The Boundary appeared on UK shores, the … Continue reading Beyond The Boundary The Movie: I’ll Be Here

Under The Sand (Sous le sable)

Under The Sand (Sous le sable) France (2000) Dir. François Ozon When you read a plot synopsis and then notice the name of the film’s director, there are occasions where this association will elicit feelings of trepidation. This is not a case of say, Lars von Trier doing romantic comedy, but French provocateur François Ozon … Continue reading Under The Sand (Sous le sable)