Anime Review – Air Complete Series

Air Complete Series (Cert 12) 3 Discs DVD (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 338 minutes approx. Release Date: June 6th What is it about the sky that is so fascinating to us humans? Is it because it is always there, hovering over our heads or the fact it is the numerous possibilities of what lies beyond … Continue reading Anime Review – Air Complete Series

Movie Review – The Girl On A Bulldozer

The Girl On A Bulldozer (Bulldozere Tan Sonyeo) Korea (2022) Dir. Park Ri-Woong One of life’s biggest ironies is how we reach certain ages that have us in a strange social limbo. As Alice Cooper succinctly put it in his classic hit I’m Eighteen from 1971: “I’m a boy and I’m a man” ­- in … Continue reading Movie Review – The Girl On A Bulldozer

Movie Review – Paris, 13th District

Paris, 13th District (Les Olympiades, Paris 13e) France (2021) Dir. Jacques Audiard Sex messes up everything and I’m not just talking about the bed sheets either. The 1989 comedy When Harry Met Sally... ponders whether men and women can be friends without sex occurring and subsequently proves otherwise. But that was in the 80s, how … Continue reading Movie Review – Paris, 13th District

Movie Review – Tehran: City Of Love

Tehran: City Of Love Iran (2018) Dir. Ali Jaberansari I know what you are thinking - how can the capital city of a country whose theocratic patriarchal society inherently oppresses women even come close to earning this romantic moniker? Well, Paris it may not be but there are some Iranians who do believe in that … Continue reading Movie Review – Tehran: City Of Love

Movie Review – Mio On The Shore

Mio On The Shore (Watashi wa hikari o nigitte iru) Japan (2019) Dir. Ryutaro Nakagawa Change is one of the things in life many of us struggle with; some even refuse to accept or embrace it, but it is a necessary occurrence to ensure civilisation, and humanity itself continues to thrive and progress. The biggest … Continue reading Movie Review – Mio On The Shore

Anime Review – Venus Versus Virus Collection

Venus Versus Virus Collection (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 290 minutes approx. Release Date: May 30th Try saying that title ten times in a row after a few sherbets! This alliteration might make the show sound funky and possibly even topical, and does indeed offer a fair description of what the … Continue reading Anime Review – Venus Versus Virus Collection

Movie Review – The Thing From Another World

The Thing From Another World US (1951) Dir. Christian Nyby In the event of an alien invasion, whom would you side with - the scientists wanting to learn from these intergalactic visitors or the military who see them as a threat without evidence and want to blow them to pieces? Maybe there is a middle … Continue reading Movie Review – The Thing From Another World

Wrestling Review – WWE – Wrestlemania 38

WWE – Wrestlemania 38 (Cert 15) 3 Discs DVD/2 Discs Blu-ray  (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 431 minutes approx. Release Date: May 30th   For this year’s iteration of the Biggest Show of the year for WWE, the overused buzzword was “Stupendous”, because Vince McSenile thought he had a corker of a main event in … Continue reading Wrestling Review – WWE – Wrestlemania 38

Movie Review – Hope

Hope (Håp) Norway (2019) Dir. Maria Sødahl “This is my story as I remember it.” By rights, this film shouldn’t exist as writer-director Maria Sødahl, fresh of the success of her 2010 debut film Limbo was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2011 and given three months to live. Said to be incurable, Sødahl not only … Continue reading Movie Review – Hope

Movie Review – Legendary Weapons Of China

Legendary Weapons Of China (Shi ba ban wu yi) Hong Kong (1982) Dir. Lau Kar-Leung Moving with the times is very important otherwise we run the risk of being left behind and unable to integrate with a modernised society. This doesn’t mean one can’t still be respectful of the past or keep hold of some … Continue reading Movie Review – Legendary Weapons Of China