Bleach

Bleach Japan (2018) Dir. Shinsuke Sato  I apologise for the ensuing fan boy ramblings you are about to read, but Bleach is one of my favourite ever anime series, making it very difficult to appraise this live action adaptation without regular comparisons to the expected differences and liberties taken during the transition between the two … Continue reading Bleach

Blade Of The Immortal

Blade Of The Immortal (Cert 18) 1 Disc Blu-ray/DVD (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 141 minutes approx. It goes to show how prolific maverick Japanese director Takashi Miike is, that apparently he wasn’t aware Blade Of The Immortal was his 100th film until somebody mentioned it whilst he was making film number 102! And he … Continue reading Blade Of The Immortal

Tomorrow I Will Date With Yesterday’s You (Boku wa asu, kinou no kimi to dêto suru)

Tomorrow I Will Date With Yesterday's You (Boku wa asu, kinou no kimi to dêto suru) Japan (2016) Dir. Takahiro Miki I am sure there are countless people who have found their true love and on occasion wondered “This is too good to be true” - I know it would be that case for this … Continue reading Tomorrow I Will Date With Yesterday’s You (Boku wa asu, kinou no kimi to dêto suru)

As The Gods Will (Kamisama no iu tôri)

As The Gods Will (Kamisama no iu tôri) Japan (2014) Dir. Takashi Miike The king of subversive Asian cinema, Takashi Miike, must have enjoyed his school based Lesson Of Evil so much that he chose to return to the classroom for this live action adaptation of the manga by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Akeji Fujimura. With … Continue reading As The Gods Will (Kamisama no iu tôri)