Svaha: The Sixth Finger

Svaha: The Sixth Finger Korea (2019) Dir. Jang Jae-Hyun Extreme religious doctrine can be scary for of us those on the outside of it, but as religion is not a singular concept, conflicting opinions as to whose God is the one true deity and which teachings are the right ones can also be dangerous among … Continue reading Svaha: The Sixth Finger

Shanghai Dreams (Qing hong)

Shanghai Dreams (Qing hong) China (2005) Dir. Wang Xiaoshuai Parents only want the best for their children, as they should, which is something children should be grateful for, but children also deserve the chance to grow up and live a life with some independence. When parental desire overrides that of the child, it creates a … Continue reading Shanghai Dreams (Qing hong)

Anohana – The Flower We Saw That Day

Anohana - The Flower We Saw That Day (Cert 12) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 256 minutes approx. Release Date: January 27th    “Friendship never ends” I never thought I’d be quoting those philosophical giants the Spice Girls but in this case they do have a point. It’s not always true but some … Continue reading Anohana – The Flower We Saw That Day

Sunset (Napszállta)

Sunset (Napszállta) Hungary (2018) Dir. László Nemes It is important to know where we come from as people and as such, we are fully entitled to want to embrace our heritage. Modern genealogy research is likely to reveal hidden secrets about one’s family but this is historical and it’s too late to do anything about … Continue reading Sunset (Napszállta)

The Saga Of Tanya The Evil: The Complete Series

The Saga Of Tanya The Evil: The Complete Series (Cert 15) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 285 minutes approx. Release Date: January 27th    When one thinks of great military/war heroes, every country will have their own yet it is practically guaranteed any name proffered will be male. You can almost picture … Continue reading The Saga Of Tanya The Evil: The Complete Series

Dog In A Sidecar (Saido kâ ni inu)

Dog In A Sidecar (Saido kâ ni inu) Japan (2007) Dir. Kichitaro Negishi Adult influence in our lives when we are children is essential, though it doesn’t always go the way it should depending on who is providing the guidance. Normally, we would look to our parents for this important job but fate often prevents … Continue reading Dog In A Sidecar (Saido kâ ni inu)

Lock Me Up, Tie Him Down (Wan mei jia qi 168)

Lock Me Up, Tie Him Down (Wan mei jia qi 168) China (2014) Dir. Jeffrey Lau Why can’t people be more honest with each other? This question has been asked since time immemorial yet we can’t help ourselves from continually making the same mistakes over and over from not telling the truth. Then again, the … Continue reading Lock Me Up, Tie Him Down (Wan mei jia qi 168)