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

Movie Review – A Fish Called Wanda

A Fish Called Wanda UK (1988) Dir. Charles Crichton Like most people my age, I saw this film when it came out but only saw the “classic” scenes in the ensuing years, so this was a rewatch of the full film after 33 years. It’s nice to see those clips in context again as well … Continue reading Movie Review – A Fish Called Wanda

Movie Review – About Endlessness (Om det oändliga)

About Endlessness (Om det oändliga) Sweden (2019) Dir. Roy Andersson Preface: I know I am a martyr to myself for watching esoteric arthouse films others seem to love which I end up confused and underwhelmed by, but you never know when you might find one you do get on with. If you don’t try, you’ll … Continue reading Movie Review – About Endlessness (Om det oändliga)

Movie Review – Dead Sushi (Deddo sushi)

Dead Sushi (Deddo sushi) Japan (2012) Dir. Noboru Iguchi The Japanese take their food very seriously, which might seem like a surprise given their reputation for making everything pink when they’re not infusing popular chocolate bars with outlandish favours like squid or green tea. Sushi is one of their signature dishes - mess with that … Continue reading Movie Review – Dead Sushi (Deddo sushi)

MIB’s Top Ten Films of 2020

With so much taken away from us in 2020 due to the COVID pandemic, one would think that entertainment would have continued unabated as it has done in the past - after all, people flocked to the movies during World War II to take their mind of that particular mayhem. Unfortunately, it wasn’t that simple … Continue reading MIB’s Top Ten Films of 2020

MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2020 (UK)

If you think about, 2020 should have been a boon year for UK anime fans being cooped up indoors due to the COVID pandemic meant more time to watch anime! In theory at least. Plenty of new titles were released during the new with some real corkers as well as glut of new films and … Continue reading MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2020 (UK)

MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2020 (Japan)

  You don’t need me to tell you that 2020 has been one of the craziest years in recent memory due to the COVID pandemic. Whilst it has taken many lives and inconvenienced millions of others, one area hit hard was the arts, with production of many films and TV shows either brought to a … Continue reading MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2020 (Japan)