Anime Review – Samurai 7 Collector’s Edition

Samurai 7 Collector's Edition (Cert 15) 3 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 677 minutes approx. Release Date: November 28th    It is a very brave person who decides to take one of the most celebrated, revered, and influential films of all time and not only turn it into an anime adaptation but also give … Continue reading Anime Review – Samurai 7 Collector’s Edition

Anime Review – Princess Principal: Crown Handler Part 2

  Princess Principal: Crown Handler Part 2 (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 57 minutes approx. Release Date: November 28th We return to alternate Victorian London which serves as the setting for the adventures of the group of female spies known as Team White Pigeon for the second of six theatrical releases … Continue reading Anime Review – Princess Principal: Crown Handler Part 2

Movie Review – The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Toki o Kakeru Shōjo) Japan (1983) Dir. Nobuhiko Obayashi Would you like to know the future? Not just things like the next winning lottery numbers or if it’s going to rain, but crucial events that could result in tragedy like a house fire or Boris Johnson returning as Prime … Continue reading Movie Review – The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Movie Review – Almost Coming, Almost Dying

Almost Coming, Almost Dying (Kumoman) Japan (2017) Dir. Toshimasa Kobayashi “No man lives without embarrassing himself” Life is so unfair to many of us. We spend our time in the shadows of society who get to enjoy themselves and partake in everything fun, but when it is finally our turn, fate ruins the moment by … Continue reading Movie Review – Almost Coming, Almost Dying

Anime Review – Girls Und Panzer Das Finale Part 3

Girls Und Panzer Das Finale Part 3 (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 51 minutes approx. Release Date: October 31st    N.B - I hope you have a good memory, as you’ll need it watching this third instalment of Girls Und Panzer Das Finale since this chapter follows on immediately from where … Continue reading Anime Review – Girls Und Panzer Das Finale Part 3

Anime Review – Burst Angel Complete Collection

Burst Angel Complete Collection (Cert 15) 3 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 590 minutes approx. Release Date: October 31st    MVM have been busy trawling their archives of older titles which many people might have forgotten and given them a new Blu-ray transfer. This time they’ve gone back to 2004 and resurrected the fan … Continue reading Anime Review – Burst Angel Complete Collection

Movie Review – 12 Suicidal Teens

12 Suicidal Teens (Jûni-nin no shinitai kodomo-tachi) Japan (2019) Dir. Yukihiko Tsutsumi One aspect of Japanese culture I can’t imagine they want to draw attention to is the high suicide rate. Whilst the country’s gross suicide total has dropped over the past decades, down to 20,000 as recently as 2018, it has sadly risen among … Continue reading Movie Review – 12 Suicidal Teens

Anime Review – Is It Wrong To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? Season 3

Is It Wrong To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? Season 3 (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 318 minutes approx. Release Date: October 24th    For the third time we drop in on the fantasy world of Orario, where Gods live like mortals but have familia to fight monsters in the … Continue reading Anime Review – Is It Wrong To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? Season 3

Movie Review – Horrors Of Malformed Men

Horrors Of Malformed Men (Edogawa Rampo Zenshū: Kyoufu Kikei Ningen) Japan (1969) Dir. Teruo Ishii Identity theft is sadly a rampant problem in these days of accessible technology, mostly on the internet but the scams are not limited to online presence. The benefit for the hoaxers is that it often takes a while for their … Continue reading Movie Review – Horrors Of Malformed Men

Movie Review – Phone Of The Dead

Phone Of The Dead (Sumaho Hirotta Dakenanoni) Japan (2019) Dir. Yu Nakamoto One good turn deserves another, or so the saying goes. Unfortunately, doing something noble to help another person doesn’t always bring reward. The last thing one expects after performing a good deed is to end up fighting for your life against a couple … Continue reading Movie Review – Phone Of The Dead