Parasyte Part 2

Parasyte Part 2 (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Animatsu Entertainment) Running Time: 118 minutes approx. This two-part live action adaptation of the popular anime and manga continues, picking up from where the first film ended following a very brief recap to set the scene for those of us with short memories. We rejoin the story … Continue reading Parasyte Part 2

Parasyte: Part 1

Parasyte Part 1 (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Animatsu Entertainment) Running Time: 109 minutes approx. If ever a live action adaptation of a successful anime has a difficult handicap to overcome, it is not so much whether it can successfully honour the bespoke visual aspects during translation but the expectations of the existing fans of … Continue reading Parasyte: Part 1

The World Of Kanako (Kawaki)

The World Of Kanako (Kawaki) Japan (2014) Dir. Tetsuya Nakashima This is not an easy film to watch. I appreciate that is not the first thing one wants to read in a review but it has to be said. Tetsuya Nakashima has left the colourful bubblegum world of his breakthrough hit Kamikaze Girls behind in … Continue reading The World Of Kanako (Kawaki)

Another (Anazā)

Another (Anazā) Japan (2012) Dir. Takeshi Furusawa In 1998, just before he was due to transfer to his school, student Koichi Sakakibara (Kento Yamazaki) suffers a pneumothorax attack and is hospitalised. While recovering there Koichi sees a school girl wearing an eye patch, wandering around the hospital clutching a doll. He follows her down to … Continue reading Another (Anazā)