Movie Review – Saint Maud

Saint Maud UK (2020) Dr. Rose Glass If someone can be possessed by Satan, conversely it has to be possible to be possessed by God too, right? If dark forces can compel a person to commit certain acts then the fanatically pious can cause harm by doing the Lord’s work and be just as dangerous, … Continue reading Movie Review – Saint Maud

Movie Review – The Columnist

The Columnist (Cert 15) Digital/VOD (Distributor: Vertigo Releasing) Running Time: 85 minutes approx. Release Date – March 12th “Why couldn’t you be nice?” For all the wonderful things and changes the internet has brought the world it also has created a culture that is toxic and nasty in bullying people for having different opinions or … Continue reading Movie Review – The Columnist

Movie Review – Extreme Job (Geukhanjikeob)

Extreme Job (Geukhanjikeob) Korea (2019) Dir. Lee Byeong-heon People often the police a hard time and sometimes it is deserved, as recent events have demonstrated. But, to give them their due, when they have a dangerous criminal that needs bringing in or a case that requires total dedication, police forces will do anything to get … Continue reading Movie Review – Extreme Job (Geukhanjikeob)

Movie Review – Catch Me Daddy

Catch Me Daddy UK (2014) Dir. Daniel Wolfe “This is going end bad. It is going to end real bad.” Honour killings are something those of us living under western culture and religion will never understand, but under Islamic law it is perfectly acceptable to kill a member of your own family - usually female … Continue reading Movie Review – Catch Me Daddy

Movie Review – A Paris Education (Mes provinciales)

A Paris Education (Mes provinciales) France (2018) Dir. Jean-Paul Civeyrac Is it possible for a film to be so Meta that it becomes the very thing it might or might not be allegorically critiquing and/or celebrating, losing all sense of its own identity in the process, yet still very much an incisive and independently minded … Continue reading Movie Review – A Paris Education (Mes provinciales)

Anime Review – Hello World

Hello World Japan (2019) Dir. Tomohiko Ito We would all like to go back in time and change something in our pasts but we can’t, and even if we could, there are infinite possibilities to the scope of irreparable damage this could cause for us personally and the world around us. Yet, we never learn. … Continue reading Anime Review – Hello World

Movie Review – Miyamoto aka From Miyamoto to You (Miyamoto kara Kimi e)

  Miyamoto aka From Miyamoto to You (Miyamoto kara Kimi e) Japan (2019) Dir. Tetsuya Mariko “Living life as best I can” As passive as this sounds, it has some validity in today’s world, where having an opinion is the worst thing, what it means to be a man or a woman has changed drastically, … Continue reading Movie Review – Miyamoto aka From Miyamoto to You (Miyamoto kara Kimi e)

Movie Review – The Spy (Spionen)

The Spy (Spionen) Norway (2019)  Dir. Jens Jonsson When asked to name a famous female wartime spy, the first one to come to mind will be Margaretha Geertruida MacLeod or Mata Hari as she was better known. A much lesser known name also to enjoy this infamy is Norwegian-Swedish actress Sonja Wigert, something this film … Continue reading Movie Review – The Spy (Spionen)

Movie Review – Britt-Marie Was Here (Britt-Marie var här)

Britt-Marie Was Here (Britt-Marie var här) Sweden (2019) Dir. Tuva Novotny You think you may be living a full life even if it is one governed by routine and duty, and all is well. Then, you get a huge wake-up call and everything you have done during your adult existence has effectively been for nothing. … Continue reading Movie Review – Britt-Marie Was Here (Britt-Marie var här)

Movie Review – The Bride With White Hair (Bak fat moh lui zyun)

The Bride With White Hair (Bak fat moh lui zyun) Hong Kong (1993) Dir. Ronny Yu Sorry to open with a spoiler but there are no weddings in this classic martial arts romp but there are some nifty fights, plenty of severed body parts and decapitations, and some steamy (for a mainstream Hong Kong film) … Continue reading Movie Review – The Bride With White Hair (Bak fat moh lui zyun)