WWE – TLC 2017

WWE – TLC 2017 (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 178 minutes approx. Release Date: December 11th For reasons not quite clear the annual stunt fest that is TLC was brought forward two months from its usual year-end spot in December, this time going to RAW after being a showcase for … Continue reading WWE – TLC 2017

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Insyriated

Insyriated Belgium/France/Lebanon (2017) Dir. Philippe Van Leeuw War films almost instinctively tend to focus on either those on the front line or the firsthand civilian victims of military oppression. Belgian writer-director Philippe van Leeuw chooses to focus on a lesser featured contingent to suffer during a conflict, those on the periphery with no direct investment … Continue reading Insyriated

The Liar (Geojinmal)

The Liar (Geojinmal) Korea (2014) Dir. Kim Dong-Myung It is becoming increasingly tough to keep up with the Joneses is these days of austerity and economic disparity so why not choose the alternative - just pretend? It doesn’t cost you anything, except maybe the trust of those around you and maybe your own sanity. Ah-Young … Continue reading The Liar (Geojinmal)

Dearest (Qin ai de)

Dearest (Qin ai de) China /Hong Kong (2014) Dir. Peter Chan One of the worst things for a parent is to have their young child abducted from them. The emotional torment of the parents must be unimaginable but at least a full police search being conducted - unless you live in a country where the … Continue reading Dearest (Qin ai de)

Zoology (Zoologiya)

Zoology (Zoologiya) Russia (2016) Dir. Ivan I. Tverdovskiy If you ask most women what gives them a boost to their self-confidence - I suppose this could also apply to men - the expected answer would be a new job, nice clothes, new hairstyle and probably a drop in weight too. Imagine if your opening to … Continue reading Zoology (Zoologiya)

Chocolat

Chocolat France (2016) Dir. Roschdy Zem No, not the Juliette Binoche/Johnny Depp rom-com but a bio-pic about the first celebrated black performer in French history, Rafael Padilla aka Chocolat. From young Cuban born immigrant to Parisian comedy sensation, his overlooked story is now shared with modern audiences via this tribute from actor-turned-director Roschdy Zem. In … Continue reading Chocolat

Shin Godzilla

Shin Godzilla (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD/ 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running Time: 120 minutes approx. Release Date – December 4th In 1998 Hollywood decided to resurrect Japan’s iconic movie monster Godzilla with disastrous results. The ever-polite Japanese creators publicly gave it their blessing but, like everyone else, hated it, responding with their … Continue reading Shin Godzilla