Something a bit different…6 – Christmas Special!

Ho Ho Ho - Season greetings everyone! The festive season is upon us and since I've been tinkering with photo-manipulations and composites in Photoshop, it was inevitable I'd try something with a Yuletide theme to it, naturally starring my Pug Penny! The source stock images came from Google Search, Olenka Sergienko and, Acharaporn Kamornboonyarush from … Continue reading Something a bit different…6 – Christmas Special!

Anna And The Apocalypse

Anna And The Apocalypse UK (2017) Dir. John McPhail We’ve seen pretty much every kind of zombie movie you can think of - violent horror, comedy, animated, even a rom-com but I suspect this might be the first musical zombie flick. You heard that right. If ever two genres were unlikely to be paired up, … Continue reading Anna And The Apocalypse

The Ancient Magus’ Bride Part 2

The Ancient Magus’ Bride Part 2 (Episodes 13-24) (Cert 15) 4 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 309 minutes approx  The unusual teacher and student relationship between a depressed orphan teenage girl and a reclusive mage with a goat’s skull for a head that is destined to end in marriage continues. At this … Continue reading The Ancient Magus’ Bride Part 2

Hounds Of Love

Hounds Of Love Australia (2016) Dir. Ben Young Never talk to strangers. And certainly never accept a lift from one. These are the basic rules our parents instil in us from a very early age so why do kids always ignore them? For his feature film debut, Aussie director Ben Young presents a hard hitting … Continue reading Hounds Of Love

Corridor (Isolerad)

Corridor (Isolerad) Sweden (2010) Dirs. Johan Lundborg & Johan Storm Pressure is a terribly divisive thing. Some thrive on it while others crumble under it and the effect it can have on our nerves and mindset is frightening when it gets all too much becomes palpable. But if there is some fire connected to the … Continue reading Corridor (Isolerad)

It’s A Wonderful Tag

    Well this is something new for me - a Christmas game of tag.  This is a blogger chain game created by Richard at The Humpo Show in which we are set a few seasonal related questions with a slight thematic twist to them, then "tag" other bloggers to do the same and keep … Continue reading It’s A Wonderful Tag

WWE – Christmas Collection

WWE – Christmas Collection (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 170 minutes approx. It’s the WWE DVD collection you’ve all be waiting for, admit it! Every year when the festive season arrives the so-called WWE Creative team racks their brains to find the best way to celebrate this colourful holiday while … Continue reading WWE – Christmas Collection

Surviving Christmas

Surviving Christmas US (2004) Dir. Mike Mitchell I’d not heard of this film before and I literally found it by accident on TV. I wouldn’t have normally given it the time of day but for some reason it was on and I found myself going the distance with it, despite it starting a little before … Continue reading Surviving Christmas

The Christmas Party

The Christmas Party UK (2014) Dir. Dominic Ryan Once again we take a slight detour from the usual film reviews to take a look at a short film from an up and coming independent British talent. The Christmas Party is the second short film from actor-writer-producer-director Dominic Ryan, who barely seems to have a moment … Continue reading The Christmas Party

Tuesday, After Christmas (Marti, dupa craciun)

Tuesday, After Christmas (Marti, dupa craciun) Romania (2010) Dir. Radu Muntean Love triangles are arguably one of the most popular – or hackneyed – “go to” story ideas for writers and filmmakers alike. It really doesn’t matter what the setting is, the circumstances, the location or in what era it takes place, the central premise … Continue reading Tuesday, After Christmas (Marti, dupa craciun)