Five Deadly Venoms (Wu du)

Five Deadly Venoms (Wu du) Hong Kong (1978) Dir. Chang Cheh One deadly venom is enough so five would be a real handful. In this instance, however these venoms are not toxic liquids but skilled martial artists of ill repute who don’t want to be found, and the antidote to their lethal attacks is not … Continue reading Five Deadly Venoms (Wu du)

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WWE – Survivor Series 2018

WWE – Survivor Series 2018 (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray /2 discs DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 208 minutes approx. Release Date: January 21st This is the one night of the year where WWE hopes fans forget about all the other times during the year when RAW and SD went head to head in … Continue reading WWE – Survivor Series 2018

Hilda (Nunca he tenido una Hilda)

Hilda (Nunca he tenido una Hilda) Mexico (2014) Dir. Andres Clariond You know what they say about people with money - they might be able to buy a big house and flashy cars but they can’t buy class. It’s nice to have a healthy bank balance but being a decent human being should always be … Continue reading Hilda (Nunca he tenido una Hilda)

Stan & Ollie

Stan & Ollie (Cert 12) US/UK (2018) Dir. Jon S. Baird Hopefully, it shouldn’t need explaining that Stan and Ollie refers to comedy legends Laurel and Hardy, whose official pairing by producer Hal Roach in 1927 for a short film entitled Putting Pants On Philip began a 25 plus year career that made the entire … Continue reading Stan & Ollie

Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt Germany (2012) Dir. Margarethe von Trotta “Trying to understand is not the same as forgiveness.” It’s difficult to put a point across successfully to people who can’t - or won’t - spend a moment to actually listen to what you are saying or understand the perspective you are coming from. The once celebrated … Continue reading Hannah Arendt

Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2 US (2018) Dir. Brad Bird Usually in Hollywood, when a film becomes a massive hit the studio bean counters start making plans for a sequel. After the success of The Incredibles in 2004, Brad Bird of Pixar decided to work on other projects instead of instantly capitalising on his latest cash cow, making … Continue reading Incredibles 2

Naruto Shippuden Collection 35

Naruto Shippuden Collection 35 (Episodes 445-458) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 330 minutes approx. Release Date: February 11th It’s got to the point now that being sarcastic about how coverage of the Fourth Great Ninja War has been interrupted for more filler stories is proving as difficult for me as it … Continue reading Naruto Shippuden Collection 35