26
Aug
The adaption that nobody asked for was finally released.... When I write a review about something I try to remain positive and optimistic. I try to see the good in a project and give it a fair go. I went into watching the new 'Death Note' film that has been released on Netflix on August 25th with an open mind. With that said my mind...
30
Jul
The Red Turtle is an animated feature film collaboration between French company, Wild Bunch and famed Japanese animation house, Studio Ghibli. It's at times beautiful, haunting, suspenseful and ultimately depressing and sad but don't let that detract you from watching this stunning film. The film tells the story of a young man who finds himself shipwrecked on an island who quickly learns that he has...
13
Nov
My Korean Teacher is a charming tale of love lost, love found, bad timing and everything in between. The film centres around Young-Ung, Yesung from K-Pop boyband Super Junior, a young Korean man living and working in Tokyo for a company delivering ginseng. Unfortunately his career at the company will be coming to an end after one last business trip to Okinawa and things start to...
Ever been in a situation where all your friends have something you don't so you lie to to them so you don't feel left out? That's basically the plot of Wolf Girl & Black Prince, a 2016 film based around the 2014 anime which follows the adventures of Erika Shinohara who has her clique of friends at her high school. All her friends are involved with...
Erased is a 2016 live action film based on the hit anime of the same name by writer Taku Kishimoto. The story revolves around Satoru Fujinuma, a manga artist who experiences moments of flashback in time allowing him to change the course of events. He coins the phrase "Rewind" for these moments. He doesn't know what he has to change but time keeps looping until he fixes...
16
Jun
Death Note live action movie supplied by Otaku Fuel. One of the most popular animes to come out of Japan, Death Note, has been immortalised in two live action movies. The first movie simply called Death Note was a box office smash knocking The Da Vinci Code off the top spot in the Japanese theatres. This review will look at the DVD itself and the...