Film in 500: No Time to Die Review

Certificate: 12A Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga Writers: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Phoebe Waller-Bridge Production: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Universal Pictures, Eon Productions, B25, Cinesite, Danjaq Distributor: Universal Pictures International (UPI) Platforms: Theatrical Release (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now! Here it is, the final Daniel Craig James Bond film. Now I've seen it twice, I'm … Continue reading Film in 500: No Time to Die Review

Blog Update: Things Change, Things Stay the Same

Hi everyone! You may have noticed my blog posting has been a bit more erratic than usual lately, so I thought I'd write a quick update to explain what is going on - and to reaffirm that I'm very much still around and active! It's important to me to keep this site running and regularly … Continue reading Blog Update: Things Change, Things Stay the Same

Film in 500: Promising Young Woman Review

Certificate: 15 Writer/Director: Emerald Fennell Production: FilmNation Entertainment, Focus Features, LuckyChap Entertainment Distributor: Universal Pictures International (UPI) Platforms: Blu-ray (Reviewed), DVD, Streaming Release Date: Out Now! Some films you really need to see - and this is one of them. Promising Young Woman mixes important themes of relationships, sexual abuse, and their lasting effects with … Continue reading Film in 500: Promising Young Woman Review

Film in 500: Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll Review

Certificate: UDirectors: Haruka Fujita, Taichi IshidateProduction: ABC Animation, Animation DO, Bandai Namco Arts, Kyoto Animation, Pony Canyon, RakuonshaDistributor: Netflix, All the AnimePlatform: Viewed on Blu-ray with Japanese Audio and English SubtitlesRelease Date: Out Now! Recently, I caught up - and greatly enjoyed - the beautiful, thought-provoking anime Violet Evergarden, so I was excited to follow … Continue reading Film in 500: Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll Review

Film in 500: The Suicide Squad Review

Certificate: 15 Writer/Director: James Gunn Production: Atlas Entertainment, DC Comics, DC Entertainment, The Safran Company, Warner Bros. Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures Platforms: Theatrical Release (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now! My emotions were conflicted entering The Suicide Squad. On one hand, I'm always excited for a new DC film, but on the other, I haven't enjoyed … Continue reading Film in 500: The Suicide Squad Review

Film in 500: Promare Review

Certificate: 15Director: Akira Amemiya, Hiroyuki ImashiProduction: Studio TriggerDistributor: AniplexPlatform: Viewed on Blu-ray with both English and Japanese AudioRelease Date: Out Now! Ridiculous, fun, and determinedly deep, Promare is a thrill ride of sight and sound that doesn't relent throughout the near two-hour runtime. Such traits are not unexpected from Studio Trigger, the company behind the … Continue reading Film in 500: Promare Review

Film in 500: Mary and the Witch’s Flower Review

Certificate: U Directors: Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Giles New Production: Studio Ponoc Distributor: Altitude Film Entertainment Platform: Viewed on TV with English Dub, and on Blu-ray with Japanese Audio Release Date: Out Now Such a delight of a film. Whilst straightforward in terms of plot, Mary and the Witch's Flower shines by telling that story of magic … Continue reading Film in 500: Mary and the Witch’s Flower Review