One Piece Collection 20

One Piece Collection 20 (Episodes 469-491) (Cert 12) 4 Discs DVD (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 543 minutes approx    When we last saw Monkey D. Luffy he was on the verge of rescuing his brother Ace from execution at Marineford, now aided by the monstrous Whitebeard and his many pirates. The Marines are not … Continue reading One Piece Collection 20

One Piece Collection 19

One Piece Collection 19 (Episodes 446-468) (Cert 12) 4 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 543 minutes approx   If Monkey D. Luffy is your favourite One Piece character this latest volume will be a manna from heaven for you as the bulk of its twenty-two episodes are devoted to his mission to save his brother … Continue reading One Piece Collection 19

Operation Red Sea (Hong hai xing dong)

Operation Red Sea (Hong hai xing dong) Hong Kong (2018) Dir. Dante Lam They say worse things happen at sea. I’m in no position to comment either way on the veracity of this aphorism but I would think being run over by a lorry would hurt more than getting water in your swimming goggles whilst … Continue reading Operation Red Sea (Hong hai xing dong)

In This Corner Of The World

In This Corner Of The World (Cert PG) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Animatsu Entertainment/Manga Entertainment) Running time: 124 minutes approx. Following the success of the 1950’s set film Mai Mai Miracle, director Sunao Katabuchi casts his nostalgic net a little further back to the turbulent years surrounding World War II. This subject has been covered … Continue reading In This Corner Of The World

Our Relations

Our Relations US (1936) Dir. Harry Lachman     Stan (Stan Laurel) and Ollie (Oliver Hardy) are to take their wives Mrs. Hardy (Daphne Pollard) and Betty (Betty Healy) out to lunch. Meanwhile their long lost and less reputable twin brothers Bert (Hardy) and Alf (Laurel), who ran away to join the navy, have docked in town … Continue reading Our Relations