Movie Review – The Offering

The Offering (Cert 15) Digital/VOD (Distributor: Sovereign Film Distribution) Running Time: 112 minutes approx. 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 cause? Obviously, this depends on … Continue reading Movie Review – The Offering

Blu-Ray Review – The Daimajin Trilogy

The Daimajin Trilogy (Cert 15) 3 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 84/79/88 minutes approx. Here’s a treat - a classic kaiju film series receiving its first ever UK release via this Blu-ray set from Arrow Video compiling the three Daimajin films shot simultaneously, each with a different director and released in the same … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – The Daimajin Trilogy

Blu-Ray Review – Tezuka’s Barbara

Tezuka’s Barbara (Cert 18) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Third Window Films) Running Time: 100 minutes approx. “A woman like the city’s excrement from the millions of people that it consumed and digested. That was Barbara.” Not the most flattering way to describe the woman who is about to change your life but this isn’t … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Tezuka’s Barbara

Movie Review – Godzilla vs. Kong

Godzilla vs. Kong (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Warner Bros.) Running Time: 113 minutes approx. In 1962, two of the biggest stars in cinema went head to head in a brutal battle - not Joan Crawford and Bette Davis but King Kong and Godzilla! It was a fight for the ages (well as much … Continue reading Movie Review – Godzilla vs. Kong

Blu-Ray Review – Irezumi

Irezumi (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 86 minutes approx. If hell hath no fury like a woman scorned then perhaps we chaps should, you know, stop scorning them? That way, when the so-called weaker sex does finally snap after having enough, we men won’t have any wounds to lick afterwards. … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Irezumi

Movie Review – Treasure City

Treasure City (Cert 15) Digital/VOD (Distributor: Sovereign Film Distribution) Running Time: 92 minutes approx. “Why do people like me exist?” Because it takes all sorts to make the world go round? I imagine there are a myriad of answers, philosophical and fundamental, to be given alongside mine to this question but they will never satisfy … Continue reading Movie Review – Treasure City

Blu-Ray Review – The Stylist

The Stylist (Cert 18) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 105 minutes approx. Envy is a terrible thing so why can’t people just be happy with their lot? One of those existential questions we will never get a definitive answer to so in the meantime, we should be happy that for most of … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – The Stylist

Blu-Ray Review – The Swordsman

The Swordsman (Cert 15) Digital/VOD/1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Cine Asia) Running Time: 100 minutes approx. It is natural instinct to protect what is important to us be it a person, possession, or an ideal. The latter usually occurs in a professional capacity, mostly among people with strong political convictions. Sometimes an overlap affects one’s personal … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – The Swordsman

Blu-Ray Review – Giants & Toys

Giants & Toys (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 95 minutes approx. Sex sells, we all know that but if that isn’t an acceptable route to take then how about using a celebrity instead? And if you can’t get a celebrity to sell you products then why not create a celebrity … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Giants & Toys

Movie Review – Sheep Without A Shepherd

Sheep Without A Shepherd (Cert 15) Digital/VOD (Distributor: Cine Asia) Running Time: 112 minutes approx. “Why do my actions have consequences?” It won’t surprise you to learn this epigrammatic lament came from Homer Simpson, but for the people involved in this messy tale who should really know better, they learn this lesson for too late … Continue reading Movie Review – Sheep Without A Shepherd