WWE – Backlash 2018

WWE – Backlash 2018 (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 197 minutes approx. Release Date: July 23rd Coming hot on the heels of a very long Wrestlemania 34 at which Roman Reigns once again failed to dethrone Brock Lesnar as Universal champion, which he then failed to do AGAIN at the … Continue reading WWE – Backlash 2018

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Searing Summer (Tabestan-e Dagh)

Searing Summer (Tabestan-e Dagh) Iran (2017) Dir. Ebrahim Irajzad Being a parent is not an easy job. You have to do everything you can to protect your children which means making decisions that affect them as well as you and sometimes they may not always be the right one. This debut film from Iran looks … Continue reading Searing Summer (Tabestan-e Dagh)

Woman Is The Future Of Man/Tale Of Cinema – Two Films by Hong Sang-Soo

Woman Is The Future Of Man/Tale Of Cinema - Two Films by Hong Sang-Soo (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 88 minutes approx./ 89 minutes approx. Release Date – July 16th Korean auteur Hong Sang-Soo might be a regular feature on festival programmes and known to cineastes worldwide yet only 2013’s … Continue reading Woman Is The Future Of Man/Tale Of Cinema – Two Films by Hong Sang-Soo

Koto: Twin Sisters Of Kyoto

Koto: Twin Sisters Of Kyoto Japan (1963) Dir. Noboru Nakamura Traditionally when a tale features twins separated at birth then meeting after being unaware of the other’s existence, one turns out to be evil or becomes jealous from growing up in poorer circumstances. Since this is 1960’s Japan, we instead get one of the politest … Continue reading Koto: Twin Sisters Of Kyoto

Forgotten Soldiers – aka The Mountain (Dag)

Forgotten Soldiers - aka The Mountain (Dag) Turkey (2012) Dir. Alper Caglar Whether it is in direct result of, or in reaction to the international success of Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkish cinema is doing a fine job in spreading its wings beyond the oeuvre of the celebrated auteur in overseas markets. This includes moving away … Continue reading Forgotten Soldiers – aka The Mountain (Dag)

Initial D Legend 3: Dream

Initial D Legend 3: Dream (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD / Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 64 minutes approx. Release Date: July 16th I hope you are all strapped in and have checked your rear view mirrors, as it’s now time to signal and pull away as we take off for this final instalment of … Continue reading Initial D Legend 3: Dream

Cleopatra (Kureopatora)

Cleopatra (Kureopatora) Japan (1970) Dir. Osamu Tezuka & Eiichi Yamamoto Osamu Tezuka is known as the Godfather of Manga, boasting a prolific 40 year career that spawned such hugely influential works like the seminal Astro Boy. Yet, despite his cheery, avuncular appearance and manga designed to appeal to all ages, Tezuka had a thing for … Continue reading Cleopatra (Kureopatora)