Granblue Fantasy – The Animation Part 2

Granblue Fantasy - The Animation Part 2 (Episodes 8-12+OVAs) (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 165 minutes approx. We once again take to the skies aboard the steampunk airship Grancypher and traverse the many airborne islands as the search for Gran’s father continues in Granblue Fantasy. That’s the idea anyway, but this … Continue reading Granblue Fantasy – The Animation Part 2

Godzilla Raids Again (Gojira no gyakushû)

Godzilla Raids Again (Gojira no gyakushû) Japan (1955) Dir. Motoyoshi Oda You thought Godzilla was killed at the end of the first film didn’t you? Surely you should know by now that once a film studio smells a potential franchise characters only die when the box office starts to dry up. Thus, one year after … Continue reading Godzilla Raids Again (Gojira no gyakushû)

Granblue Fantasy – The Animation Part 1

Granblue Fantasy - The Animation Part 1 (Episodes 1-7) (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 167 minutes approx. Anyone familiar with the video game this anime is based on will know what to expect; if you don’t know the game you will still have an idea of what to expect since Granblue … Continue reading Granblue Fantasy – The Animation Part 1

Godzilla: City On The Edge Of Battle (Godzilla: Kessen Kidō Zōshoku Toshi)

Godzilla: City On The Edge Of Battle (Godzilla: Kessen Kidō Zōshoku Toshi) Japan (2018) Dirs. Hiroyuki Seshita & Kobun Shizuno The second film in the new animated trilogy of films featuring the King Of Monsters Godzilla, distributed in the west via Netflix, is a direct continuation from the first film Planet Of The Monsters. Unfortunately … Continue reading Godzilla: City On The Edge Of Battle (Godzilla: Kessen Kidō Zōshoku Toshi)

Sword Oratoria: Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? On The Side

Sword Oratoria: Is it Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? On The Side (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD / 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 303 minutes approx. Release Date: September 3rd   As the lengthy and cumbersome title suggests, this show is a spin-off from an existing series, featuring … Continue reading Sword Oratoria: Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? On The Side

Monster Hunt 2 (Zhuo yao ji 2)

Monster Hunt 2 (Zhuo yao ji 2) China (2018) Dir. Raman Hui Considering the first Monster Hunt film was at one point the highest grossing domestic film in China’s box office history, a sequel was not just inevitable but guaranteed while the first round of receipts were still being counted. And whilst Wolf Warrior 2 … Continue reading Monster Hunt 2 (Zhuo yao ji 2)

Monster Hunt

  Monster Hunt (Cert 12) 1 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running Time: 117 minutes approx. In what must be a conclusive sign that China’s desire to rival Hollywood on the international film front is practically complete, this family friendly CGI fantasy was at one point the highest grossing film in Chinese history until usurped … Continue reading Monster Hunt

Shin Godzilla

Shin Godzilla (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD/ 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running Time: 120 minutes approx. In 1998 Hollywood decided to resurrect Japan’s iconic movie monster Godzilla with disastrous results. The ever-polite Japanese creators publicly gave it their blessing but, like everyone else, hated it, responding with their own reboot a year later. … Continue reading Shin Godzilla

Ushio & Tora Complete Collection

Ushio & Tora Complete Collection (Cert 15) 5 Discs Blu-ray/8 Discs DVD (Distributor: Animatsu Entertainment) Running time: 975 minutes approx. The recently released film The Boy And The Beast tells of the unlikely bond between a young human lad and a monstrous being, but this premise isn’t entirely original. We have to go way back … Continue reading Ushio & Tora Complete Collection

God Eater Part 2

God Eater Part 2 (Episode 8-13) (Cert 15) 1 Discs DVD / 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 136 minutes approx. The war between humans and the Aragami continues in the second instalment of this adaptation of the popular video game. Resuming the story from where we left it, God Eaters Lenka Utsugi and … Continue reading God Eater Part 2