Movie Review – Luca

Luca US (2021) Dir. Enrico Casarosa One specific corner of the filmmaking world that was fortunate enough not to suffer from the Covid shutdown was the animation sector. Think about it - all the work could be done at home, even the voice acting! Pixar certainly took advantage of this, whacking out both Soul and … Continue reading Movie Review – Luca

Movie Review – Recalled

Recalled (Naeilui Kieok) Korea (2021) Dir. Seo Yoo-Min There are countless stories about amnesiac protagonists plagued by the gaps in their memories. Whilst this is fertile ground for creating tense and often shocking thrillers, they tend to follow a similar path. Is there anything new to add to this genre? Following an accident, Soo-Jin (Seo … Continue reading Movie Review – Recalled

Movie Review – Apples

Apples (Mila) Greece (2020) Dir. Christos Nikou One of Elvis’ earliest recordings was a rockabilly song entitled I Forgot To Remember To Forget, a bit of a cheeky wordplay title but its sentiment has some application this debut outing from Greek Weird Wave newbie Christos Nikou.   Aris (Aris Servetalis) is a saturnine man living a … Continue reading Movie Review – Apples

Movie Review – The Green Knight

The Green Knight (Cert 15) Theatrical/VOD (Distributor: A24/Amazon Prime) Running Time: 130 minutes approx. Release Date – September 24th It might be obtuse to say but the Medieval film has been somewhat ruined by Monty Python & The Holy Grail hilarious deconstruction the genre; one has never been able to see brave knights on a … Continue reading Movie Review – The Green Knight

Wrestling Review – WWE: The Attitude Era Wrestlemania Collection – PART 4

    WWE: The Attitude Era Wrestlemania Collection (Cert 18) - PART 4 5 Discs DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 759 minutes approx. Release Date: September 27th This is the final of four reviews of the 5-Discs box set featuring classic Wrestlemanias from the Attitude era. Part 1 can be found HERE, Part 2 … Continue reading Wrestling Review – WWE: The Attitude Era Wrestlemania Collection – PART 4

Wrestling Review – WWE: The Attitude Era Wrestlemania Collection – PART 3

WWE: The Attitude Era Wrestlemania Collection (Cert 18) - PART 3 5 Discs DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 759 minutes approx. Release Date: September 27th This is the third of four reviews of the 5-Discs box set featuring classic Wrestlemanias from the Attitude era. Part 1 can be found HERE, Part 2 can be … Continue reading Wrestling Review – WWE: The Attitude Era Wrestlemania Collection – PART 3

Movie Review – Black Widow

Black Widow US (2021) Dir. Cate Shortland I know, Black Widow was killed in Avengers Endgame but the great thing about films is you can set a story at any time, as is the case with this fleshing out of the history of the prominent female member of the Avengers. Set in 2016, Natasha Romanoff … Continue reading Movie Review – Black Widow

Anime Review – Violet Evergarden: Eternity And The Auto Memory Doll

Violet Evergarden: Eternity And The Auto Memory Doll Japan (2019) Dir. Haruka Fujita It was inevitable that, with a concept as broad and inviting as the one driving the TV series Violet Evergarden, a second series or a film was going to appear sooner or later. We are still waiting for the second series so … Continue reading Anime Review – Violet Evergarden: Eternity And The Auto Memory Doll

Movie Review – Wife Of A Spy

Wife Of A Spy (Supai no tsuma) Japan (2020) Dir. Kiyoshi Kurosawa During World War II, the British government distributed a propaganda poster which read “Careless talk costs lives”. This was designed to stop people from inadvertently leaking vital information to any German spies that may be lurking in the vicinity. They may have had … Continue reading Movie Review – Wife Of A Spy

Movie Review – The Graduate

The Graduate US (1967) Dir. Mike Nichols “Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you?” I recall first watching this film many years ago and was left wondering what all the fuss was about. Since it was screened on BBC 1 the other night, I decided maybe I should give it another go, now … Continue reading Movie Review – The Graduate