Bleach

Bleach Japan (2018) Dir. Shinsuke Sato  I apologise for the ensuing fan boy ramblings you are about to read, but Bleach is one of my favourite ever anime series, making it very difficult to appraise this live action adaptation without regular comparisons to the expected differences and liberties taken during the transition between the two … Continue reading Bleach

Blade Of The Immortal

Blade Of The Immortal (Cert 18) 1 Disc Blu-ray/DVD (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 141 minutes approx. It goes to show how prolific maverick Japanese director Takashi Miike is, that apparently he wasn’t aware Blade Of The Immortal was his 100th film until somebody mentioned it whilst he was making film number 102! And he … Continue reading Blade Of The Immortal

Her Love Boils Bathwater (Yu wo wakasuhodo no atsui ai)

Her Love Boils Bathwater (Yu wo wakasuhodo no atsui ai) Japan (2016) Dir. Ryota Nakano The title of Japan’s official entry for the 2018 Best Foreign Language Oscars may sound delightfully whimsical and certainly not out of place as a song on Love’s classic Forever Changes album, but the subject matter of this film doesn’t … Continue reading Her Love Boils Bathwater (Yu wo wakasuhodo no atsui ai)