Movie Review – My Prince Edward

  My Prince Edward Hong Kong (2019) Dir. Norris Wong There is an episode of The Simpsons in which Bart cons the bullies to into doing his homework, an essay on the subject “What Freedom Means To Me”. This is quite a loaded question for a 10 year-old to answer, and let’s face it, ask … Continue reading Movie Review – My Prince Edward

Movie Review – The Dude In Me (Naeanui Geunom)

The Dude In Me (Naeanui Geunom) Korea (2019) Dir. Kang Hyo-Jin Those of us who aren’t the most dynamic, good looking, or adept at physical activities long to be imbued with these skills if we see how cool those who do possess them are. It would be nice to wake up and be a different … Continue reading Movie Review – The Dude In Me (Naeanui Geunom)

Movie Review – Lullaby aka The Perfect Nanny (Chanson douce)

Lullaby aka The Perfect Nanny (Chanson douce) France (2019) Dir. Lucie Borleteau For parents with very young children, finding the right person outside of the family to entrust their offspring with is an unenviable task at the best of times - not everyone can be Mary Poppins (just ask Emily Blunt). Making the wrong choice … Continue reading Movie Review – Lullaby aka The Perfect Nanny (Chanson douce)

Movie Review – Classmates Minus

Classmates Minus Taiwan (2020) Dir. Hsin-yao Huang “This film might be the first in history where the director enters the frame to hit people” I can honestly say this is the first film I have ever seen where this has happened, so Hsin-yao Huang could very well be speaking the truth. But this is a … Continue reading Movie Review – Classmates Minus

Anime Review – Children Of The Sea

Children Of The Sea (Cert PG) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray - 2 Discs Ltd Ed Combo (Distributor: Anime Ltd) Running time: 111 minutes approx. Yes, I know there is a Dio-era Black Sabbath song of the same name so to save anyone time, it does not appear anywhere in this film, although there are similarities between … Continue reading Anime Review – Children Of The Sea

Movie Review – Violence Voyager (Baiorensu boijâ)

Violence Voyager (Baiorensu boijâ) Japan (2018) Dir. Ujicha If you go down to the woods today, you won’t find teddy bears having a picnic; instead something far more sinister awaits, making the surreal sight of stuffed toys feasting on sandwiches and cakes a positive relief compared to what else is out there. American boy Bobby … Continue reading Movie Review – Violence Voyager (Baiorensu boijâ)

Movie Review – Wonder Woman 1984

Wonder Woman 1984 (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Warner Bros.) Running Time: 151 minutes approx. A bit of pointless trivia to start this review: I was going to see this film in the cinema when it was released last December, but the night before, the government announced a second lockdown, and the screening was … Continue reading Movie Review – Wonder Woman 1984

Movie Review – 10 Days With Dad (10 jours sans maman)

10 Days With Dad (10 jours sans maman) France (2020) Dir. Ludovic Bernard It’s fair to say that a lot of men take their mothers, wives, girlfriends, etc. for granted when it comes to domestic matters, whilst many children are like this with both parents. Therefore, a wake-up call is desperately needed to show them … Continue reading Movie Review – 10 Days With Dad (10 jours sans maman)

Movie Review – Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts (Marlina si pembunuh dalam empat babak)

Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts (Marlina si pembunuh dalam empat babak) Indonesia (2017) Dir. Mouly Surya “Women. You all love playing the victim” That may not always be true but that doesn’t mean women should be in a position to where they are a victim in the first place. After a while, when the … Continue reading Movie Review – Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts (Marlina si pembunuh dalam empat babak)

Movie Review – New Year Blues

New Year Blues Korea (2021) Dir. Hong Ji-Young Christmas may be the big celebration here in the west, but in Asia it is December 31st that they go all out for (except for China who prefer the Lunar New Year in February). As one year ends and another begins, this usually means the chance to … Continue reading Movie Review – New Year Blues