Second Spring (Seconda primavera)

Second Spring (Seconda primavera) Italy (2016) Dir. Francesco Calogero For many people, having children is a priority in a marriage, largely through the tradition of keeping a family lineage going into the foreseeable future, but it has also known to cause some problems. Whether a successful career might be compromised or the baby was unplanned, … Continue reading Second Spring (Seconda primavera)

Anna And The Apocalypse

Anna And The Apocalypse UK (2017) Dir. John McPhail We’ve seen pretty much every kind of zombie movie you can think of - violent horror, comedy, animated, even a rom-com but I suspect this might be the first musical zombie flick. You heard that right. If ever two genres were unlikely to be paired up, … Continue reading Anna And The Apocalypse


November Estonia (2017) Dir. Rainer Sarnet There must be something in the water in Eastern Europe as many of THE weirdest films come from this region. Throwing their hat into the ring is Estonia - making their first appearance on this site - with a film framed within its own unique folklore, so if you … Continue reading November

Black Clover Season 1 Part 3

Black Clover Season 1 Part 3 (Episodes 20-29) (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 241 minutes approx. We are now twenty episodes into Black Clover and it has yet to establish its own identity to any real level of satisfaction yet still manages to keep its head above water as a … Continue reading Black Clover Season 1 Part 3

Erased (Boku Dake ga Inai Machi)

Erased (Boku Dake ga Inai Machi) Japan (2016) Dir. Yuichiro Hirakawa Changing the past is risky business so it is probably just as well none of us are able to do this. But if changing the past is the same as changing the future then maybe it might be worth having this bizarre ability after … Continue reading Erased (Boku Dake ga Inai Machi)

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse US (2018) Dirs. Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey & Rodney Rothman “You know the rest” This phrase is used many times throughout this film yet more often than not, I personally didn’t know what “the rest” was, as I don’t read comic books and back in the days when I did, the … Continue reading Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

WWE – Iconic Matches Paige/Becky Lynch

WWE – Iconic Matches Paige/Becky Lynch (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD (each) (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 66 minutes approx./81 minutes approx. WWE Home Video continue their Iconic Matches series with two new budget releases featuring two very different star of the WWE women division - Paige and Becky Lynch. Since they are brief, no … Continue reading WWE – Iconic Matches Paige/Becky Lynch

Maquia – When The Promised Flower Blooms

Maquia - When The Promised Flower Blooms (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray/2 discs Limited Edition (Distributor: Anime Ltd.) Running time: 115 minutes approx. Mari Okada is a prolific writer with a number of poignant and gut wrenching series to her name of which at least one will be a favourite of every anime fan, be … Continue reading Maquia – When The Promised Flower Blooms

Green Book

Green Book US (2018) Dir. Peter Farrelly When Moonlight won the Best Film Oscar in 2017 following the now infamous mix up with La La Land, it seemed Hollywood was either finally embracing diversity in cinema after being called out for ignoring it, or it was being politically safe for the same reason. Two years … Continue reading Green Book

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk US (1959) Dir. Michael Gordon The legendary Doris Day passed away last month which prompted many TV channels to show some of her classic films in tribute, one of them being this Oscar winning “sex comedy”, though this was 1959 and sex in cinema at that time is FAR different from how it … Continue reading Pillow Talk