Booksmart

Booksmart US (2019) Dir. Olivia Wilde Since Bridesmaids proved women could do vulgar, gross-out comedies like the men, the trend continues in allowing girls to behave badly on the big screen. The latest entry in this equality cinema oeuvre, directed by actress Olivia Wilde, takes on the perennial trope of the nerdy unpopular teen high … Continue reading Booksmart

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Black Clover Season 1 Part 5

Black Clover Season 1 Part 5 (Episodes 40-51) (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 286 minutes approx. Release Date: October 14th  It took a while but we have finally established the antagonists for the Magic Knights of Clover Kingdom in the form of the Eye Of The Midnight Sun group, and … Continue reading Black Clover Season 1 Part 5

Eromanga Sensei Part 2

Eromanga Sensei Part 2 (Episodes 7-12) (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 142 minutes approx. Release Date: October 14th    You may recall I wasn’t so keen on the first half of this series due to it ruining a perfectly viable premise by turning into a lewd ecchi-fest which sexualised pre-pubescent girls, … Continue reading Eromanga Sensei Part 2

The Mark Of Zorro

The Mark Of Zorro US (1920) Dir. Fred Niblo Some aspects of being a vigilante will never change - namely hiding behind a mask and alter ego. Nowadays it is far easier to pull this off as modern vigilantes do their work via computer thus have no need to show their faces, but in days … Continue reading The Mark Of Zorro

Okko’s Inn

Okko’s Inn (Cert PG) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 95 minutes approx. Release Date: October 7th Helping others to help yourself is a proven therapeutic way to assist you in getting over your problems though it may not be so obvious at the time. But people handle their grief differently and whether they … Continue reading Okko’s Inn

Hana And Alice (Hana to Arisu)

Hana And Alice (Hana to Arisu) Japan (2004) Dir. Shunji Iwai Best friends are hard to come by (I know as I’ve never had one) so why is it something universally inevitable as love always seems to rock even the sturdiest of relationships? This is mostly a problem among teenagers who have grown up together … Continue reading Hana And Alice (Hana to Arisu)

Naruto Shippuden Collection 38

Naruto Shippuden Collection 38 (Episodes 487-500) (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 329 minutes approx. Release Date: October 7th And now, the end is near And so I face the final curtain Yes folks, after nine years, 76 discs, and 500 episodes we have reached the end of the epic saga known … Continue reading Naruto Shippuden Collection 38