Movie Review – Lucky Grandma

Lucky Grandma US (2019) Dir. Sasie Sealy “It’s fate.” So speaks the eponymous senior citizen when all her troubles come to a head, making a mockery of the title since luck is the one thing she is short of. But of course, whilst there is a chance this was fate at the start, it more … Continue reading Movie Review – Lucky Grandma

Triple Threat

Triple Threat Thailand/China/US (2019) Dir. Jesse V. Johnson It sounds like an action cinema fans dream to see the worlds of esoteric Asian martial arts, Kung Fu and MMA come together in a violent bullet riddled, fist and feet flying blow out. British stuntman turned filmmaker Jesse V. Johnson has decided he is the man … Continue reading Triple Threat

Us

Us (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray/DVD (Distributor: Universal Pictures) Running Time: 116 mins approx It is interesting how we all like to think of ourselves as individuals, yet we are told we all have our own doppelganger somewhere in the world - which I presume means twins, triplets, quads, etc. would result in an army … Continue reading Us

Lords Of Chaos

Lords Of Chaos (Cert 18) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 118 mins approx  Woooargh, woooarrrgh, woooaaaargghhhh! That’s Black Metal speak for welcome to this review. I hope fans of this uncompromising genre of music don’t take umbrage at that little jest if they are anything like the subjects of this film, as … Continue reading Lords Of Chaos

The Very Private Work Of Sister K

The Very Private Work Of Sister K US (2016) Dir. Johan Liedgren If you were going to have a discussion on sex vs. sexual pleasure surely, the last people you would involve in the discussion would be a panel of men of ecclesiastical leanings who have taken a vow of celibacy? Unfortunately, because a nun … Continue reading The Very Private Work Of Sister K

WWE – Andre The Giant

WWE – Andre The Giant (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 85 minutes approx. A rare one this, a WWE release that isn’t exclusively a WWE production. Andre The Giant is in face a documentary by Jason Hehir for the HBO TV channel in the US, which the WWE had a … Continue reading WWE – Andre The Giant

The Cut

The Cut Germany (2014) Dir. Faith Akin I apologise in advance for the lack of objectivity and detail in this review but as regular readers will know, I am hard of hearing thus rely on subtitles. This film is a European production with a global cast but most of the dialogue is in English and … Continue reading The Cut

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody (Cert 12A) US/UK (2018) Dir. Bryan Singer Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? No, it’s a movie About Freddie Mercury  Well, somebody had to! I am a massive Queen fan, have been ever since my Dad bought me the Flash Gordon soundtrack (on cassette!) when I was a kid and … Continue reading Bohemian Rhapsody

Oh Lucy!

Oh Lucy! Japan (2017) Dir. Atsuko Hirayanagi Life is one big disappointment for some of us. We work hard, do all that expected of us, but always remain behind the eight ball, so when something comes along that might offer us glimmer of hope, it is snatched away from us as quickly as it appears. … Continue reading Oh Lucy!

Truth Or Dare

Truth Or Dare US (2013) Dir. Jessica Cameron They say the truth hurts but I don’t think it is supposed to hurt as much as it does in this indie gore flick. And if this claret soaked yarn is also meant to serve as a parable to warn people against the inherent vanity from achieving … Continue reading Truth Or Dare