Movie Review – Saint Omer

Saint Omer France (2022) Dir. Alice Diop Everybody has a story to tell. Most of us like to think ours is unique one until we find others, complete strangers, have felt or experienced the same thing. Ordinarily, we would feel empathy or a sort of kinship with them; the last thing we want from this … Continue reading Movie Review – Saint Omer

Movie Review – Luzzu

Luzzu Malta (2021) Dir. Alex Camilleri Being a parent often means making sacrifices for your children. They might be purely superficial, like foregoing treats to keep your child fed and clothed, or they could involve making rash and possibly immoral decisions should the situation demand it. But who might you be letting down by doing … Continue reading Movie Review – Luzzu

Movie Review – In The Line Of Duty III

In The Line Of Duty III (Huang jia shi jie zhi III: Ci xiong da dao) Hong Kong (1988) Dirs. Arthur Wong & Brandy Yuen When is the latest instalment in a series of films not the latest instalment in a series, until it is decided it is the latest instalment in a series, and … Continue reading Movie Review – In The Line Of Duty III

Movie Review – Adam & Evelyn

Adam & Evelyn (Adam und Evelyn) Germany (2019) Dir. Andreas Goldstein Most of us are fortunate to have choices in our lives, from simple things like what we eat, watch, read, listen to, wear, to more vital options like where we live. Denizens of Germany didn’t have much choice in 1961 when the Berlin Wall … Continue reading Movie Review – Adam & Evelyn

Wrestling Review – WWE – Elimination Chamber 2023

WWE – Elimination Chamber 2023 (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 193 minutes approx. Release Date: April 3rd   With the Royal Rumble now in the books the second step on the Road To Wrestlemania is Elimination Chamber where foolhardy men and women are locked inside the giant chain-link fenced structure … Continue reading Wrestling Review – WWE – Elimination Chamber 2023

Movie Review – Hold Me Tight

Hold Me Tight (Serre moi fort) France (2021) Dir. Mathieu Amalric Running away is much easier than facing our fears, our fate, or reality, and contrary to popular belief, there is no shame in this. As ever though, there is a caveat in relation to what exactly one is running away from, putting a question … Continue reading Movie Review – Hold Me Tight

Movie Review – Yes, Madam!

Yes, Madam! (Huang jia shi jie) Hong Kong (1985) Dir. Cory Yeun Earlier this month, Michelle Yeoh topped off a 40-year career in movies by winning the Best Actress Oscar for the madcap multiverse hit Everything Everywhere All At Once, becoming the first Asian actress to receive this award. If you want to know here … Continue reading Movie Review – Yes, Madam!

Movie Review – Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar US (1973) Dir. Norman Jewison “Jesus Christ Superstar, Do you think you're what they say you are?” I’ve always loved Superstar from this controversial rock musical since I was a sprog, although the version we sung in school was a bit bawdier, something to do with Jesus and a Yamaha bike. The … Continue reading Movie Review – Jesus Christ Superstar

Movie Review – Tree Of Eternal Love

Tree Of Eternal Love (Kiik, kirves ja igavese armastuse puu) Estonia (2021) Dir. Meel Paliale Regular readers (both of you) will know I have had no experience of this thing they call “love” but I do know that it can be destructive when abused, and leads people to react in many different ways. For example, … Continue reading Movie Review – Tree Of Eternal Love

Anime Review – Jujutsu Kaisen 0

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Crunchyroll) Running time: 105 minutes approx. Release Date: March 27th    Having a clingy partner must be a real nightmare even if you do love them. Everyone is entitled to some time on their own even after marriage. However, unless they end in divorce, many marriages … Continue reading Anime Review – Jujutsu Kaisen 0