Werewolf (Wilkolak)

Werewolf (Wilkolak) Poland (2018) Dir. Adrian Panek As filmmakers continue to mine World War II for inspiration to tell stories either fictional or based on real events, Polish director Adrian Panek tries something a little different for his second film. No lycanthropes here I’m afraid, instead Panek looks at the post war struggle for normalcy … Continue reading Werewolf (Wilkolak)

Blue My Mind

Blue My Mind Switzerland (2017) Dir. Lisa Brühlmann Being a teenager is hard. Adults don’t understand you and you don’t understand them, and other teens are quite of little help to you either. The worst part is the sense of belonging which becomes compromised the older you get for the above reasons. But what if … Continue reading Blue My Mind

Soul Eater Complete Series

Soul Eater Complete Series (Cert 15) 6 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 1204 minutes approx.   Welcome to the Death Weapon Meister Academy (DWMA) where the pupils are allowed to bring their weapons to class – because half the pupils ARE weapons! Paired with wielders called “meisters”, their ultimate goal is to achieve the … Continue reading Soul Eater Complete Series

Haute Cuisine (Les saveurs du Palais)

Haute Cuisine (Les saveurs du Palais) France (2012) Dir. Christian Vincent Politics is a messy game for politicians and the general public who suffer at the hands of the bickering and dirty tricks of the various parties. Yet, it seems the true backbiting and malfeasance occurs not in the chambers of political office in the … Continue reading Haute Cuisine (Les saveurs du Palais)

Where Is The Friend’s House? (Khane-ye doust kodjast?)

Where Is The Friend's House? (Khane-ye doust kodjast?) Iran (1987) Dir. Abbas Kiarostami As children, we are constantly told by adults to be good, act with honesty, and always do what is right, perfectly admirable traits to instil in a person. Unfortunately, as children, we find ourselves being pulled in different directions by adults forcing … Continue reading Where Is The Friend’s House? (Khane-ye doust kodjast?)

The Secret Life Of Pets 2

The Secret Life Of Pets 2 US (2019) Dirs. Chris Renaud & Jonathan Del Val Once you have a hit film, a sequel is inevitable and this is the case with The Secret Life Of Pets, a fun modern take on the perennial cute animated animals trope. It is concept that proved fertile first time … Continue reading The Secret Life Of Pets 2


Rabid Canada (2019) Dir. Jen & Sylvia Soska I suppose everybody at some stage in their lives wishes they were more attractive than they are, whether to boost their confidence or purely from a vanity perspective. But there is always a price to pay for this, especially if it is achieved via cosmetic surgery, the … Continue reading Rabid

WWE – Finn Bálor – For Everyone

WWE - Finn Bálor - For Everyone (Cert 15) 2 Discs DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 358 minutes approx. You’ve have to love WWE’s sense of timing. They schedule the release of this two-disc set celebrating one of their most popular wrestlers then turn him heel on TV three weeks before it hits the … Continue reading WWE – Finn Bálor – For Everyone

Missbehavior (Gong hei bat poh)

Missbehavior (Gong hei bat poh) Hong Kong (2019) Dir. Pang Ho-cheung It’s handy to have a network of friends to turn to for support and help you out when you are in trouble. I wouldn’t personally know about this but there have been many films with this very premise - even if the situation is … Continue reading Missbehavior (Gong hei bat poh)

The Tale Of Iya (Iya monogatari: Oku no hito)

The Tale Of Iya (Iya monogatari: Oku no hito) Japan (2013) Dir. Tetsuichiro Tsuta Save the trees. Protect the environment. Or don’t. It’s up to you. Everybody is at least aware of the current global movements to be more eco-friendly and keep the planet alive a bit longer but not everybody is convinced to do … Continue reading The Tale Of Iya (Iya monogatari: Oku no hito)