Hello there! The Disney+ limited series Obi-Wan Kenobi wrapped up this week with Part VI, a spectacular finale that wrapped up various story arcs to satisfying effect. I consider myself a casual Star Wars fan, but I’ve always been a huge fan of the Obi-Wan Kenobi character, particularly the Ewan McGregor version, so this was a series I’d been looking forward to for a long … Continue reading Thoughts on the Obi-Wan Kenobi Series
Hi there! This is another review I’m bringing over and polishing up from my old WCRReviews blogspot site. Batman: Arkham City, which was originally developed by Rocksteady Studios, is a well-known and much-loved game across multiple platforms, and was even updated for Batman: Return to Arkham in 2016 – but I first came across it on the Wii U, so this is specifically a review … Continue reading Batman: Arkham City Armoured Edition Review
Certificate: 12Directors: Shin’ichirô Watanabe, Tensai Okamura, Hiroyuki Okiura, Yoshiyuki Takei Writers: Keiko Nobumoto, Hajime Yatate Production: Bandai Visual Company, Bones, Destination Films, Sunrise Distributors: Columbia TriStar Films, Park Circus, Sony Pictures Releasing, Anime Limited, Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, Manga Entertainment Platform: Viewed on Blu-ray, with Japanese Audio and English Subtitles Release Date: Out Now! The Cowboy Bebop series is an anime staple, telling a distinct … Continue reading Film in 500: Cowboy Bebop: The Movie Review
Certificate: U Director: Hayao Miyazaki Writers: Eiko Kadono, Hayao Miyazaki Production: Kiki’s Delivery Service Production Committee, Nibariki, Nippon Television Network (NTV), Studio Ghibli, Tokuma Shoten, Yamato Transport Distributor: Optimum Home Entertainment, StudioCanal Platform: Viewed in the Cinema and on Blu-ray, with Japanese Audio and English Subtitles Both Times Release Date: Out Now! Oh, I adore this movie. All the Studio Ghibli productions I’ve seen have … Continue reading Film in 500: Kiki’s Delivery Service Review
Certificate: 12A Director: Joseph Kosinski Writers: Peter Craig, Justin Marks, Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer, Christopher McQuarrie Production: Paramount Pictures, Skydance Media, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films Distributor: Paramount Pictures UK Platform: Theatrical Release (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now! You know when films have an incredible scene, one that sticks with you and gives you goosebumps when you think about it later? Well, … Continue reading Film in 500: Top Gun: Maverick Review
Hey there! As mentioned in my previous post, I’ve just started playing through the three The Witcher games from CD Projekt Red, beginning with The Witcher: Enhanced Edition. Before I talk more about that, a bit of context. I’ve previously played a few hours of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PlayStation 4, but that was a long time ago, before I’d had much other … Continue reading The Witcher Journals #1 – Beginning the Adventure!
Over the last few months, I’ve found myself playing video games way less than usual – basically, I’ve felt burned out by gaming and the relentless news cycle around it. Subsequently, I’ve been looking elsewhere for my day-to-day entertainment, hence how my posts on this site have recently leaned heavily towards films. The last new game I properly played through was the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond/Shining … Continue reading Lessons from Gaming Burnout
Hi there! Hope you’re having a fabulous week. I already posted a film review this week for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, but I’ve seen a couple other great films over the last few days that I just had to talk about as well. There’re just so many amazing films out there! There’s often talk of how saturated cinemas are nowadays by films … Continue reading (More) Films I Watched This Week: Everything Everywhere All at Once & The Lost City
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