WWE – The Shield – Justice For All

WWE - The Shield - Justice For All (Cert 15) 3 Discs DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 525 minutes approx. In late 2017, the WWE’s latest attempt to get fan to cheer Roman Reigns was to reunite The Shield, the group with whom he debuted in 2012 alongside Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins. Unfortunately, … Continue reading WWE – The Shield – Justice For All

My Blind Date With Life (Mein Blind Date mit dem Leben)

My Blind Date With Life (Mein Blind Date mit dem Leben) Germany (2017) Dir. Marc Rothemund The title of this German offering sounds whimsical and poetic enough to suggest maybe an arthouse film built on symbolism or something with a wry black comedy twist. My Blind Date With Life is in fact a semi-biographical film … Continue reading My Blind Date With Life (Mein Blind Date mit dem Leben)

Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell B*st*rds!

Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell B*st*rds! (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 88 minutes approx. Seijun Suzuki is known for being the enfant terrible of Japanese cinema in the 1960’s but he wasn’t always such a maverick. In 1963 while still on good terms with his employers at Nikkatsu, Suzuki … Continue reading Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell B*st*rds!

Hello! Kinmoza! Complete Season 2

Hello! Kinmoza! Complete Season 2 (Cert 12) 4 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Animatsu Entertainment) Running time: 293 minutes approx. You might not realise it but the cutesy slice-of-life series Kinmoza! has something in common with notorious shocker Legend Of The Overfiend beyond both being anime - that is both have made an impact on the … Continue reading Hello! Kinmoza! Complete Season 2

Brotherhood Of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield (Xiu chun dao II: xiu luo zhan chang)

Brotherhood Of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield (Xiu chun dao II: xiu luo zhan chang) China (2017) Dir. Lu Yang It seems Alan Mak and Andrew Lau have set a precedent when it comes to sequels, since having the follow-up to a successful film be a prequel in Chinese/Hong Kong cinema is now a recurring … Continue reading Brotherhood Of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield (Xiu chun dao II: xiu luo zhan chang)

Occultic;Nine Volume 2

Occultic;Nine Volume 2 (Episodes 7-12) (Cert 15) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 144 minutes approx. Usually when reviewing the second part of a series I proffer a brief recap of the central plot by way of easing us into the discussion of the events of this follow up release. That is going … Continue reading Occultic;Nine Volume 2

Paradox (Sha po lang: taam long)

Paradox (Sha po lang: taam long) Hong Kong (2017) Dir. Wilson Yip Kids. Who’d have them, eh? You bring them into the world, give them everything, teach them everything and they repay by going missing in a foreign country and exposes a criminal operation with huge political implications. That is what drives this final entry … Continue reading Paradox (Sha po lang: taam long)