Movie Review – The County

The County (Héraðið) Iceland (2019) Dir. Grímur Hákonarson Local communities are very important for many people. We have to live in the same area so it makes sense there is some semblance of a cohesive, communal attitude. A nice idea but not without its flaws when this self-reliance creates a controlling monopoly, and it is … Continue reading Movie Review – The County

Wrestling Review – WWE Hell In A Cell 2021

WWE Hell In A Cell 2021 (Cert 15) 1 DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 157 minutes approx. Release Date: August 9th No, we haven’t jumped forward a few months, rather WWE decided to bring forward its annual cage match event because….well, because Vince. Destined to be the last PPV held in the Thunderdome before … Continue reading Wrestling Review – WWE Hell In A Cell 2021

Movie Review – Sleep

Sleep (Schlaf) Germany (2020) Dir. Michael Venus Dreams. We all have them and I don’t mean aspirations and goals but those existential experiences we have when we sleep that see us take on all manner of different forms and posit us in strange or familiar situations, good or bad, that are rooted in reality. Thankfully, … Continue reading Movie Review – Sleep

Movie Review – Grand Blue

Grand Blue (Guranburu) Japan (2020) Dir. Tsutomu Hanabusa Probably to the surprise of no-one, I never went to college or university, instead going straight from sixth form into a job. This means my knowledge of what life is like in further education is based on the stories of decadent exploits of the students we read … Continue reading Movie Review – Grand Blue

Anime Review – Rosario + Vampire Complete Collection

Rosario + Vampire Complete Collection (Cert 15) 4 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 645 minutes approx. Release Date: August 9th 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 … 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. Release Date – July 30th 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 … Continue reading Movie Review – The Offering