Dragonball Z Movie Collection Two: The Tree of Might/Lord Slug

Dragonball Z Movie Collection Two: The Tree of Might/Lord Slug (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 61 minutes approx. / 52 minutes approx. Release Date: November 27th  Continuing the remastered releases of the original Dragonball Z “films” (none have barely broken the hour mark thus far), Manga Entertainment have two … Continue reading Dragonball Z Movie Collection Two: The Tree of Might/Lord Slug

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Paprika

Paprika (Cert 15) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 91 minutes approx. Release Date: November 20th  The third and final classic film to be rescued from the vaults and given a Blu-ray makeover from Manga Entertainment is the final film released during the lifetime of the late, great Satoshi Kon. The visionary … Continue reading Paprika

Someone (Nanimono)

Someone (Nanimono) Japan (2016) Dir. Daisuke Miura For all their idiosyncrasies there is no denying the Japanese are an industrious lot; their indomitable work ethic is legendary. But it has also given rise to an unfortunate and avoidable modern phenomenon “death by overwork”. Quite why anyone would willingly slog their guts out for a spot … Continue reading Someone (Nanimono)

Naruto Shippuden Collection 30

Naruto Shippuden Collection 30 (Episodes 375-387) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 306 minutes approx. Release Date: November 27th  The big news coming out of the last volume of Naruto Shippuden was the return to the fold of Sasuke after many years fighting against his fellow Hidden Leaf ninjas. It wasn’t quite … Continue reading Naruto Shippuden Collection 30

A Silent Voice

A Silent Voice (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: All The Anime) Running time: 130 minutes approx. Release Date: October 30th Kyoto Animation - KyoAni for short - are largely known for their endearing TV anime shows, occasionally venturing across to the big screen with spin-offs from their TV output. A Silent Voice marks KyoAni’s … Continue reading A Silent Voice

Dragonball Z Movie Collection One: Dead Zone/The World’s Strongest

Dragonball Z Movie Collection One: Dead Zone/The World's Strongest (Cert PG) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 40 minutes approx. / 57 minutes approx. Release Date: November 6th  It’s fair to say that the Dragonball universe is quite an expansive one, perhaps not as far reaching as say Pokemon but Akira Toriyama’s … Continue reading Dragonball Z Movie Collection One: Dead Zone/The World’s Strongest

House (Hausu)

House (Hausu) Japan (1977) Dir. Nobuhiko Obayashi No relation to the 1980’s Hollywood horror film series and definitely not connected to the medical TV show starring Hugh Laurie, this cult classic from Japan was supposed to be their answer to Jaws but ended up much closer to a head spinning blend of Rocky Horror Picture … Continue reading House (Hausu)