Anime Review – Rosario + Vampire Complete Collection

Rosario + Vampire Complete Collection (Cert 15) 4 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 645 minutes approx. This Blu-ray reissue of the fan service heavy fantasy harem comedy compiles both series of Rosario + Vampire into one handy box set. Aside from an upgraded HD transfer there is nothing else that is new, whilst the … Continue reading Anime Review – Rosario + Vampire Complete Collection

Movie Review – Fallen

Fallen (Nak-in) Korea (2018) Dir. Lee Jeong-sub Nobody can predict the future - we can only look at the past and learn to make the present a better place. Unless of course one can travel in time therefore, you can learn from the future to fix the past, but then you end up changing the … Continue reading Movie Review – Fallen

Anime Review – Violet Evergarden

Violet Evergarden Complete Series (13 Episodes + OVA) (2018) Life after serving on the frontline during war is always going to be a struggle. Seeing and experiencing things nobody ever should leads to trauma and other long lasting mental effects and returning to Civvie Street is not an easy transition to make. Imagine being raised … Continue reading Anime Review – Violet Evergarden

Movie Review – Dying To Survive (Wo bu shi yao shen)

Dying To Survive (Wo bu shi yao shen) China (2018) Dir. Muye Wen Corporate greed is one of the biggest threats to society yet is allowed to operate legally and openly without recourse. It’s an anomaly that will never change because the law is usually on the side of the big corporations, allowing them to … Continue reading Movie Review – Dying To Survive (Wo bu shi yao shen)

Something a bit different…9

It's been a while since I last did some photo-manipulation/compositing - since January in fact - but I have been non-stop with reviews, video edits and non- COVID related personal issues. Truth be told, I had upgraded my PC from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 back in March, which meant having to relearn a lot … Continue reading Something a bit different…9

Movie Review – The Offering

The Offering (Cert 15) Digital/VOD (Distributor: Sovereign Film Distribution) Running Time: 112 minutes approx. Should the past stay in the past or does that one loose end require tying up mean raking up old history to bring the closure one desires, regardless of how much pain and trouble it might cause? Obviously, this depends on … Continue reading Movie Review – The Offering

Blu-Ray Review – The Daimajin Trilogy

The Daimajin Trilogy (Cert 15) 3 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 84/79/88 minutes approx. Here’s a treat - a classic kaiju film series receiving its first ever UK release via this Blu-ray set from Arrow Video compiling the three Daimajin films shot simultaneously, each with a different director and released in the same … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – The Daimajin Trilogy

Movie Review – The Producers

The Producers US (1967) Dir. Mel Brooks "I was so careful... I picked the wrong play, the wrong director, the wrong cast... where did I go right?" We can only hope that nobody tried to emulate the scam as perpetrated in this classic comedy from Mel Brooks, although there have been many cases of con … Continue reading Movie Review – The Producers

Movie Review – The Hands Of Orlac

The Hands Of Orlac (Orlacs Hände) Austria (1924) Dir. Robert Wiene When people have heart transplants they sometimes say they feel a little different from having it replaced by one from another person. This is psychological but may have some merit to it although it may not apply to all forms of transplant - for … Continue reading Movie Review – The Hands Of Orlac

Movie Review – Naked

Naked UK (1993) Dir. Mike Leigh “I’m interested in life” So says the man who spends two hours plus of our time pondering how it is all going to end, and seemingly going out of his way to annoy everyone he meets and getting beaten up for his troubles. Johnny (David Thewlis) is drifter from … Continue reading Movie Review – Naked