Kubo And The Two Strings

Kubo And The Two Strings US (2016) Dir. Travis Knight Stop motion animation has been something of a lost art in the wake of CGI, with only Aardman being the most prominent keeper of the faith. American studio Laika have quietly been making headway with their blend of old fashioned stop motion and modern technology … Continue reading Kubo And The Two Strings

Hakkenden: Eight Dogs Of The East Season 2

Hakkenden: Eight Dogs Of The East Season 2 (Cert 15) 3 Discs DVD/2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 345 minutes approx. With a central premise of the search for the Eight Bead Holders with the aim to resurrect Princess Fuse, the first season of this supernatural fantasy series spent more time having the protagonists … Continue reading Hakkenden: Eight Dogs Of The East Season 2

Hakkenden: Eight Dogs Of The East Season 1

Hakkenden: Eight Dogs Of The East Season 1 (Cert 15) 3 Discs DVD/2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 334 minutes approx. When you are creating a manga and you take your inspiration from a legendary epic series that runs for 106 volumes, it is fair to say there is plenty of material to choose … Continue reading Hakkenden: Eight Dogs Of The East Season 1

Vassilisa The Beautiful (Vassilisa prekrasnaya)

  Vassilisa The Beautiful (Vassilisa prekrasnaya) Russia (1939) Dir. Aleksandr Rou An old man (Georgi Millyar) has three sons Anton (Nikita Kondratyev), Agafon (Lev Potyomkin) and Ivanushka (Sergei Stolyarov) and decides they are old enough to be married so he gives them each an arrow and tells them to fire it at the courtyards of … Continue reading Vassilisa The Beautiful (Vassilisa prekrasnaya)