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

Movie Review – Sound Of Metal

Sound Of Metal (Cert 15) Digital/VOD (Distributor: Amazon Prime) Running Time: 120 minutes approx. We all have things in life that we takes for granted and as the old saying goes, “you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone”. Top of that list would our well-being, to wit - our physical and mental health. … Continue reading Movie Review – Sound Of Metal

Movie Review – A Common Crime

A Common Crime (Cert 15) Digital/VOD (Distributor: Sovereign Film Distribution) Running Time: 97 minutes approx. In the disparity between the haves and the have nots, the former tend to be viewed as lacking a conscience through the comfort of their existence. This is a generalisation for sure, except elite ruling classes in government set a … Continue reading Movie Review – A Common Crime

Blu-Ray Review – Wonder Woman 1984

Wonder Woman 1984 (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Warner Bros.) Running Time: 151 minutes approx. A bit of pointless trivia to start this review: I was going to see this film in the cinema when it was released last December, but the night before, the government announced a second lockdown, and the screening was … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Wonder Woman 1984

Blu-Ray Review – Viy

Viy (Cert 15) 1 Disc/2 Disc Ltd Edition Blu-ray (Distributor: Eureka Entertainment) Running Time: 77 minutes approx. It’s funny that people who believe in God always think He will save them from evil, yet they also recognise that He will punish them for their sins. One way to do that is to have them suffer … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Viy

Movie Review – Malmkrog

Malmkrog (Cert 15) Digital/VOD (Distributor: Sovereign Film Distribution) Running Time: 200 minutes approx. So you invite a few friends around for dinner, naturally you talk a lot. Once you are done chewing the fat, the conversation turns to heavier subjects - politics, religion, morality, the meaning of life - and you learn more about your … Continue reading Movie Review – Malmkrog

Movie Review – Minari

Minari Digital/VOD (Distributor: Altitude Film Entertainment) Running Time: 115 minutes approx. People talk about home being where the heart is, but for those who have relocated from one town or even country to another, their heart may still be from whence they came. Is it possible to sever those ties and start anew or should … Continue reading Movie Review – Minari

Movie Review – Fukushima 50

Fukushima 50 Movie Review (Cert 12A) Digital/VOD (Distributor: Altitude Film Entertainment) Running Time: 122 minutes approx.  March 11th has become an infamous date, not just because it is my birthday but for the events in Japan at 2:46pm on that day in 2011. A 9.0 magnitude earthquake quickly followed by a tsunami struck the Fukushima Daiichi … Continue reading Movie Review – Fukushima 50