Movie Review – Luz: The Flower Of Evil

Luz: The Flower Of Evil Columbia (2019) Dir. Juan Diego Escobar Alzate How do you define “evil”? For some it is as clear cut as someone or something that is the opposite of good, yet ask this question to someone of indefatigable faith and the answer will be less specific. For whatever reason, religious doctrine … Continue reading Movie Review – Luz: The Flower Of Evil

Blu-ray Review – Zokki

Zokki (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Third Window Films) Running Time: 114 minutes approx. Release Date – April 25th We all have our secrets though we‘d prefer they stayed that way. Some have a habit of coming out to our embarrassment or our undoing, whereas the burden of holding onto them can have a … Continue reading Blu-ray Review – Zokki

Movie Review – The Pink Panther

The Pink Panther US (1963) Dir. Blake Edwards Anyone reading this of a certain vintage will have two images in their mind upon seeing the title The Pink Panther - either the madcap antics of the inexplicably ranked Inspector Clouseau or the silent cartoon character with his own TV show who drove a flashy sports … Continue reading Movie Review – The Pink Panther

Wrestling Review – WWE – Ruthless Aggression Vol 2

WWE – Ruthless Aggression Vol 2 (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 197 minutes approx. Release Date: May 2nd   I hope you all have your BS detectors ready because it is time for a second run of the WWE’s revisionist history documentary series Ruthless Aggression. The 5-part follow up to … Continue reading Wrestling Review – WWE – Ruthless Aggression Vol 2

Movie Review – The Knower: Younis’s Return

The Knower: Younis’s Return Egypt (2021) Dir. Ahmad Alaa Aldeeb You’ll have to forgive the glibness in this review since the film under discussion is one about which there is scant information on the details whilst the available plot synopsis (just the one!) is spurious at best. And if you are thinking, “you’ve watched the … Continue reading Movie Review – The Knower: Younis’s Return

Movie review – Family Romance, LLC

Family Romance, LLC US (2019) Dir. Werner Herzog Japan, as we know, is a country full of esoteric quirks and foibles which provide much merriment, bewilderment, and enchantment to many of us. One such characteristic is how they can seemingly commercialise anything, which is not limited to people and the bespoke services they can offer. … Continue reading Movie review – Family Romance, LLC

Movie review – The Secret Of Kells

The Secret Of Kells Ireland (2009) Dirs. Tomm Moore & Nora Twomey For most of us in the west, the life of a monk sounds rather dull - an ascetic existence of silence, and submerging yourself in reading religious scriptures. At least Shaolin Monks get to learn kung fu! Maybe we have the wrong idea … Continue reading Movie review – The Secret Of Kells

Blu-ray Review – Twisting The Knife: Four Films by Claude Chabrol

Twisting The Knife: Four Films by Claude Chabrol (Cert 15) 4 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 106/113/101/105 minutes approx. Release Date – April 25th One the most prolific and celebrated of the French New Wave directors, Claude Chabrol enjoyed a career spanning over 50 years before his death in 2010. Arrow have collated … Continue reading Blu-ray Review – Twisting The Knife: Four Films by Claude Chabrol

Movie Review – Once Upon A Time in China IV

Once Upon A Time in China IV (Wong Fei Hung IV: Wong je ji fung) Hong Kong/China (1993) Dir. Yuen Bun It’s one thing to change the actor for a lead role to do it the middle of a film series is a hell of a risk, especially when the previous star was a marquee … Continue reading Movie Review – Once Upon A Time in China IV

Movie Review – Yaksha: Ruthless Operations

Yaksha: Ruthless Operations (Yacha) Korea (2022) Dir. Na Hyeon International espionage is a messy business with so many people keeping secrets and doing their best to ensure nobody else discovers them during whatever undercover mission they are on. The there are those who are double crossing their own because they are threatened are just plain … Continue reading Movie Review – Yaksha: Ruthless Operations