Toy Story 4

Toy Story 4 US (2019) Dir. Josh Cooley One of the most successful animated franchises of the last twenty-five years came to an end with Toy Story 3 in 2010 - or so we thought. Hollywood just can’t help itself if there is a dollar to be made thus Toy Story was revived for new … Continue reading Toy Story 4

The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil

The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil Movie Review Digital/VOD (Distributor: Vertigo Releasing) Running Time: 110 minutes approx. The title of this violent Korea thriller could almost be the start of a joke that continues “walk into a bar” but there isn’t much at laugh at here, at least not intentionally. This tale of a sociopathic … Continue reading The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil

Balloon (Ballon)

Balloon (Ballon) Germany (2018) Dir. Michael Herbig Fascism doesn’t work. Whilst there is little dispute, its rise in the certain parts of Europe in the mid-to-late 20th century saw some extraordinary displays of bravery in fighting it. Some were on the battlefield with the honour and freedom of a country at stake; others were much … Continue reading Balloon (Ballon)

Fruits Basket (2019) Season 1 Part 1

Fruits Basket (2019) Season 1 Part 1 (Episodes 1-13)(Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD/ Blu-ray + 4 Disc Ltd Collector's Edition Combi (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 311 minutes approx. In this age of film and TV reboots, we shouldn’t be surprised to see many classic or fan favourite anime titles be given a modern overhaul. … Continue reading Fruits Basket (2019) Season 1 Part 1

Another Child (Miseongnyeon)

Another Child (Miseongnyeon) Korea (2019) Dir. Kim Yoon-seok It is quite incredible, but also rather sad, that some children are forced to grow up much quicker than they should due to circumstances beyond their control. This could be seen as a testament to their maturity and strength of character but this still doesn’t make it … Continue reading Another Child (Miseongnyeon)

Garden Of Sinners Collector’s Edition

Garden Of Sinners Collector’s Edition (Cert 18) 8 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 540 minutes approx. This movie collection based on the light novel series by Kinoko Nasu about a young woman who can see death fighting off evil beings in 1990’s Tokyo has already been released in the UK by MVM back in … Continue reading Garden Of Sinners Collector’s Edition

The Last Wish (Wei Da De Yuan Wang)

The Last Wish (Wei Da De Yuan Wang) China (2019) Dir. Tian Yusheng It must be great to have good friends who will move heaven and earth just for you, make sacrifices to make a wish come to for you and to miss you when you’re gone. I don’t know what that is like but … Continue reading The Last Wish (Wei Da De Yuan Wang)

WWE – Hell In A Cell 2019

WWE – Hell In A Cell 2019 (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 191 minutes approx. Sometimes you just know when something is likely to end up a disaster before it even happens, though on occasion low expectations are exceeded for a nice surprise. In the case of this year’s Hell … Continue reading WWE – Hell In A Cell 2019

Photograph

Photograph India (2019) Dir. Ritesh Batra Families. They mean well but sometimes can’t help themselves interfering in others' lives when things would be better if they worried about their own affairs. Luckily, most of us live in a country or culture where this can be thwarted with a civil word - others aren’t so lucky, … Continue reading Photograph

Ma

Ma US (2019) Dir. Tate Taylor Never depend on the kindness of strangers. It didn’t do Blanche Dubois any good and there is a very good chance it might not always work out for you either, as you never know just into whose hands you are putting your life. Teenager Maggie Thompson (Diana Silvers) moves … Continue reading Ma