BPS: Battle Programmer Shirase Complete Collection Review

BPS: Battle Programmer Shirase Complete Collection Studio: AICPublisher: Maiden JapanFormat: Blu-ray (Reviewed)Release Date: Available NowPrice: $39.98 – Available Here Overview Although less prevalent than full length anime series, there have always been shorter series mixed into an anime season with even more debuting these days. Back in 2003 this was still the case as there were four short seri...

Cutie Honey Universe Complete Collection Review

Cutie Honey Universe Complete Collection Studio: Production ReedPublisher: Sentai FilmworksFormat: DVD, Blu-ray (Reviewed)Release Date: July 23, 2019Price: $69.98 – Available Here Overview Among the names of influential manga writers Go Nagai would be near the top of the list and although nearly every series he is known for originally ran back in the 1970s he still is an inspiration for many famou...

Asura Cryin’ Complete Collection Review

Asura Cryin’ Complete Collection Studio: Seven ArcsPublisher: Maiden JapanFormat: Blu-ray (Reviewed)Release Date: Available NowPrice: $89.98 – Available Here Overview In recent years every anime season has seen nearly every series debuting be picked up for release in the West but a decade ago the anime market was in a very different place that saw only a few acquisitions each season with man...

Pretty in Pink Review

Pretty in Pink Studios: Paramount PicturesPlatforms: CinemaRelease Date: Out Now Pretty in Pink is one of the quintessential John Hughes teen comedy films and is much beloved by audiences. I am someone who categorically dislikes teen movies largely because screenwriters often fail to properly depict the delicate balance between youth and maturity that teenager characters really should be. I honest...

The Princess Bride Review

The Princess Bride Studios: Act III CommunicationsPublisher: 20th Century FoxPlatforms: CinemaRelease Date: Out Now I first saw The Princess Bride back in high school when I was 13. I remember deriding the film for its name and its (assumedly) feminine tones and themes. Oh golly, how wrong I was… To see whether the film has held itself up in my eyes into adulthood, I headed on down to George St ci...

Heathers Review

Heathers Studios: Cinemarque EntertainmentPublisher: New World PicturesPlatforms: CinemaRelease Date: Out Now I first had Heathers described to me as “Mean Girls but with a serial killer”, which sold me immediately on the concept. Over the years, I’ve enjoyed the musical numbers from the stage musical adaption of the same name but I had not ever actually gotten around to seeing the original film. ...

Kokkoku: Complete Collection Review

Kokkoku: Complete Collection Studio: Geno StudioPublisher: Sentai FilmworksFormat: DVD, Blu-ray (Reviewed)Release Date: Available NowPrice: $69.98 – Available Here Overview A lot can happen over the course of a single day but what if there was a way to make sure that you would never have to worry about missing a deadline or special event. Well while a few anime series have explored the concept of ...

Heat Review

Heat Studios: Regency Enterprises, Forward PassPublisher: Warner BrosPlatforms: CinemaRelease Date: Out Now I had first heard of Heat years ago, when I still had a keen passion for performance, from an acting teacher who raved about the performances and editing of the film. He was a pretty good teacher and I remembered the recommendation to this day, so when I saw that the film would be in this se...

First Blood Review

First Blood Studios: Anabasis InvestmentsPublisher: Orion PicturesPlatforms: CinemaRelease Date: Out Now So In the House is back for another season and we’re very excited to see their triumphant return with the first installment in the Rambo action film series: First Blood directed by Ted Kotcheff. I had not previously seen the movie when I came in to the theatre and I honestly had some preconcept...

Instant Family Review

Instant Family Studios: Closest to the Hole ProductionsPublisher: Paramount PicturesPlatforms: CinemaRelease Date: 10th of January 2019 – Tickets Available Here I originally went into this film with some fairly low expectations. Modern American comedies have a habit of resorting to cringe, slapstick, or gross-out material in order to get their laughs and they’ve never really been all that fu...

Bumblebee Review

Bumblebee Studios: Di Bonaventura Pictures, Allspark Pictures, Tencent Pictures Publisher: Paramount Pictures Platforms: Cinema Release Date: 20th of December – Tickets Available Here Overview Oh golly, it’s time for another Transformers movie. The last film in this particular franchise left me so completely underwhelmed that I had thought we had finally finished with this film series but it...

Overlord Review

Overlord Studios: Bad Robot Productions Publisher: Paramount Pictures Platforms: Cinema Release Date: 6th of December, 2018 – Tickets Available Now Overview When I first heard about Overlord, I was excited at the prospect of a proper genre film getting a mainstream release. Originally, there was speculation that the film would fit into JJ Abram’s wider Cloverfield cinematic mythos (which is ...

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