Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions! The Movie: Rikka Version (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 91 minutes approx. Before you get too excited about the prospect of another entry from the fancifully quirky Chunibyo universe inhabited by Rikka Takanashi and her long-suffering boyfriend-cum-protector Yuta Togashi, this film is a bit of … Continue reading Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions! The Movie: Rikka Version
Homesick Austria/Germany (2015) Dir. Jakob M. Erwa “Neighbours, everybody needs good neighbours” So says the famous theme song for the perennial Aussie TV soap opera, but it makes no mention of bad neighbours or the creepy ones with pernicious agendas. Luckily, we have cinema to take up that particular challenge instead… Jessica (Esther Maria Pietsch) … Continue reading Homesick
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte US (1964) Dir. Robert Aldrich Following the surprise success of Whatever Happened To Baby Jane? in 1962 the immediate reaction was to capitalise with a second film featuring the feuding screen titans Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. It didn’t quite work out that way but this Southern gothic thriller is still seen … Continue reading Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! Heart Throb (Cert 12) 3 Discs DVD / 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 320 minutes approx. This second season of Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! - released here back in 2015 - was originally due for release late in 2016 but the curse of the delay gremlins … Continue reading Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! Heart Throb
Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: Animatsu Entertainment) Running time: 331 minutes approx. You have to hand it to the Japanese for their remarkable ability to give names to even the strangest conditions that blight our lives - in this case the quirky phenomenon known as “Eighth Grade Syndrome” or “Chunibyo”. … Continue reading Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!
Reality Italy (2012) Dir. Matteo Garrone Luciano (Aniello Arena) is an amiable fishmonger in Naples, who makes some extra money by running scams involving robot pasta cookers with his wife Maria (Loredana Simioli). At a family wedding Luciano is about to perform his party piece comedy drag act when he is upstaged by Enzo … Continue reading Reality
Chaos;Head Complete Collection (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 267 minutes approx. Avoiding the outside world in his roof top storage container dwelling in Shibuya, reclusive otaku schoolboy Takumi Nishijō has just the internet and imaginary conversations with female anime idol Seira Orgel to keep him company. After receiving a link from … Continue reading Chaos;Head Complete Collection