Hellsing Ultimate – Volume 1-10 Complete Collection

Hellsing Ultimate - Volume 1-10 Complete Collection (Cert 18) 5 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 493 minutes approx. Release Date: July 15th   Manga Entertainment has brought another classic (well sort of) out of the mothballs for a Blu-ray re-release, compiling all ten of the Hellsing Ultimate OVAs in one handy single collection. Previously … Continue reading Hellsing Ultimate – Volume 1-10 Complete Collection


Anna And The Apocalypse

Anna And The Apocalypse UK (2017) Dir. John McPhail We’ve seen pretty much every kind of zombie movie you can think of - violent horror, comedy, animated, even a rom-com but I suspect this might be the first musical zombie flick. You heard that right. If ever two genres were unlikely to be paired up, … Continue reading Anna And The Apocalypse

Kizumongatari Part 1: Tekkestu

Kizumongatari Part 1: Tekkestu (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 64 minutes approx. Release Date: June 10th   Just when I thought I was safe from the nonsensical and impenetrable world that is Nisio Isin’s Monogatari saga, a new film trilogy entitled Kizumongatari is brought to UK shores by MVM! Regular readers … Continue reading Kizumongatari Part 1: Tekkestu

Across The River (Oltre il guado)

Across The River (Oltre il guado) Italy (2013) Dir. Lorenzo Bianchini “If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise” No teddy bears picnic but slightly more natural animals in their natural habitat - except something rather nasty is slaughtering them in the night. This is the premise for this … Continue reading Across The River (Oltre il guado)

The Ancient Magus’ Bride Part 1

The Ancient Magus’ Bride Part 1 (Episodes 1-12) (Cert 15) 4 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 290 minutes approx Release Date: April 1st        Judging by this first instalment of this dark fantasy series, the title The Ancient Magus’ Bride feels a little misleading as no marriage has taken place yet; scratch … Continue reading The Ancient Magus’ Bride Part 1


Videoman (Cert 18) 1 Disc DVD (Distributor: Signature Entertainment) Running Time: 94 minutes approx. You know you are getting old when youngsters these days don’t even know what dial-up internet is, let alone CDs, vinyl and cassettes. For film buffs this extends to the VHS, and with streaming even threatening to make DVDs and Blu-rays … Continue reading Videoman

Before We Vanish

Before We Vanish (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 130 minutes approx. “Then why not act more like an alien? Shoot death rays from your eyes!” If this is our perception of what an alien is, no wonder visitors to earth from another planet are unsure what being human is. Then … Continue reading Before We Vanish