One Missed Call Trilogy

One Missed Call Trilogy (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 322 minutes approx. First, there was the killer video tape. Then the killer computer, and now the killer mobile phone! You have to hand it to the Japanese when they like an idea they milk it for all it is worth … Continue reading One Missed Call Trilogy

Lupin III (Rupan sansei)

Lupin III (Rupan sansei) Japan (2014) Dir. Ryuhei Kitamura It is not uncommon for the words “live action adaptation” to fill the hearts of many a comic book/cartoon/anime fan with dread, especially if the character or series in question is iconic or beloved. For the Japanese, Lupin The Third - the grandson legendary gentleman thief … Continue reading Lupin III (Rupan sansei)

Space Battleship Yamato

Space Battleship Yamato (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 139 minutes In 2199 the Earth has been ravaged by a radiation bomb attack from an alien race called the Gamilas with the human population been driven underground. With seventy three days left before humanity perishes for good, former pilot Susumu Kodai … Continue reading Space Battleship Yamato

Crows Zero II

Crows Zero II (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: MVM Entertainment) Running time: 133 minutes approx. Having finally conquered Suzuran All-Boys High School, Genji Takiya (Shun Oguri) is thrown headlong into his first test of leadership when he inadvertently breaks a truce between Suzuran and the rival Hosen School. Former Suzuran student Sho Kawanishi (Shinnosuke Abe) … Continue reading Crows Zero II

Crows Zero

Crows Zero (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: MVM Entertainment) Running time: 130 minutes approx. Welcome to Suzuran All-Boys High School aka the School of Crows, where the main subject on the curriculum is beating the hell out of everyone in order to be rule of the school. The nearest person to claiming that position is … Continue reading Crows Zero