Movie Review – The New Kid

The New Kid (Le nouveau) France (2015) Dir. Rudi Rosenberg Fitting in isn’t easy when you are the newcomer whether it is at school, work, or a club, something we shy, socially inept folk know all too well. We all want to make a good impression and get along with our peers but some people … Continue reading Movie Review – The New Kid

Movie Review – Rafiki

  Rafiki Kenya (2018) Dir. Wanuri Kahiu Despite great strides made here in Europe and other continents to being more accepting and tolerant towards the gay community, some countries remain steadfastly in the dark ages with their attitudes. It is no surprise many of these are theocratic societies though this is no excuse. Africa is … Continue reading Movie Review – Rafiki

Movie Review – Hard Hit

Hard Hit (Balshinjehan) Korea (2021) Dir. Kim Chang-Ju Ever had one of those days were nothing seems to go right? It starts off normal enough then one little thing sets of a chain of events that results in disaster; you know what I am talking about. As annoying as this is, I think we get … Continue reading Movie Review – Hard Hit

MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2021 (Japan)

Another year has come to an end which means it is time for MIB to reflect on what new goodies contributed to the anime output from Japan. Whilst there were few and far between for the tastes of this writer, this was another year in which sequels and ongoing franchises made more of a lasting … Continue reading MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2021 (Japan)

MIB’s Top Ten Films of 2021

Much like in 2020, COVID made sure cinemas wouldn’t be open for most of 2021, though this didn’t stop films from being made or being released either via streaming or straight to physical media. When the cinemas did reopen, there were of course restrictions put in place meaning screenings would have fewer people in them, … Continue reading MIB’s Top Ten Films of 2021

MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2021 (UK)

2021 was another interesting year for anime in the UK in the current COVID climate, where delays to physical media releases meant fans were supposed to rely on streaming to get their fixes. This did have its advantages though, notably when Amazon Prime got hold of the Evangelion Rebuild film series and brought us the … Continue reading MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2021 (UK)

Anime Review – Is The Order A Rabbit? Season 2 Collection

Is The Order A Rabbit? Season 2 Collection (Cert 12) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 294 minutes approx. Release Date: October 11th When I reviewed the first season of Is The Order A Rabbit? I wasn’t overly impressed with it yet felt a little guilty for scoring what is such an inoffensive show … Continue reading Anime Review – Is The Order A Rabbit? Season 2 Collection

Movie Review – Xtremo

Xtremo Spain (2021) Dir. Daniel Benmayor Family - or “fam” as the kidz say these days - has long been a term of nebulous meaning in that blood or shared DNA is not always an essential requirement to be considered family, you just have to be close. As ever, this open to abuse or moments … Continue reading Movie Review – Xtremo

Movie Review – Out Of The Dark (Wui wan yeh)

Out Of The Dark (Wui wan yeh) Hong Kong (1995) Dir. Jeffrey Lau If there is something strange in your neighbourhood whatever you do, don’t call the ghost busters in this film. Okay, they do get results - eventually - but it comes at quite the price, physically, structurally, and emotionally. Maybe it would be … Continue reading Movie Review – Out Of The Dark (Wui wan yeh)

Movie Review – Beginning

Beginning Georgia (2020) Dir. Dea Kulumbegashvili Religious persecution is a subject that doesn’t get the insightful probing treatment in fictional cinema as others do, presumably as there is no room for objectivity when giving those who inflict this a platform without bias from both sides. In this film, it seems like we might be heading … Continue reading Movie Review – Beginning