No Game No Life: Zero

No Game No Life: Zero (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 108 minutes approx. You might recall the TV series No Game No Life which appeared on UK shores back in early 2016, about two siblings dragged into a virtual reality world where disputes and settled via games and not violence. Based … Continue reading No Game No Life: Zero

Justice League

Justice League (Cert 12A) US (2017) Dir. Zack Snyder In early 2016 the DCU, in response to Marvel producing successful super-team films thought it had the crown in their hands when they paired off its two most iconic Superheroes Batman and Superman in one film. Sadly, the film was a misfire and soured the DCU … Continue reading Justice League

Dead Or Alive: Final

Dead Or Alive: Final Japan (2002) Dir. Takashi Miike Concluding a story is often hard for a writer; concluding a trilogy is going to be even harder but it seems Japanese provocateur’s decision to make his Dead Or Alive trilogy a largely unconnected affair made it a bit easier for screenwriter Ichiro Ryu and his … Continue reading Dead Or Alive: Final

One Punch Man

One Punch Man (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray/3 Discs DVD (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running Time: 292 Minutes Approx. Being a superhero must be great all told. The public adulation, the satisfaction of fighting for what is right and of course, possessing incredible powers that afford you the ability of flight, immense strength, speed, x-ray vision, … Continue reading One Punch Man

Ghost In The Shell

Ghost In The Shell (Cert 12A) US (2017) Dir. Rupert Sanders So, here we are with one of the more controversial films of the year - the live action version of the seminal Cyber Punk manga and anime franchise Ghost In Shell. There was always concern over how it will be handled, but the casting … Continue reading Ghost In The Shell

Ghost In The Shell: ARISE – Borders 3 & 4

Ghost In The Shell: ARISE - Borders 3 & 4 (Cert 15) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 117 minutes approx. This mini-series of one shot OVAs which serve as a prequel to legendary Ghost In The Shell film and subsequent offshoots, continues with two more adventures featuring the nascent Section 9 team. … Continue reading Ghost In The Shell: ARISE – Borders 3 & 4

Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex – Solid State Society

Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex – Solid State Society (Cert 15) 2 Discs (BluRay + DVD) (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 108 minutes No, you’re not experiencing déjà vu, this 2006 feature length spin-off from the Ghost In The Shell TV show Stand Alone Complex has been reissued with an HD upgrade for … Continue reading Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex – Solid State Society

Mardock Scramble: The First Compression

Mardock Scramble: The First Compression (Cert 18) 1 Disc (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze) Running time: 63 minutes approx. In a futuristic society Rune Balot, a 15-year-old prostitute, is left for dead by her client for the night, unhinged casino king Shell Septinous, but is saved at the last minute by Dr. Easter, a former military scientist … Continue reading Mardock Scramble: The First Compression