Category Archives: Reviews

Glitter and Glamorous: Nico Robin

There are hundreds upon hundreds of One Piece figures out in the world and it’s hardly surprising. The popularity of the series knows almost no bounds and it feels like we will continue to get merchandise for the characters forever. While the merchandise for the

Madame De…

If you know anything about the German director Max Ophüls, you probably know Stanley Kubrick’s famous quote to the effect that his camera could pass through walls. Watching the BFI’s new sumptuous restoration of 1953’s Madame de…, one of his final films, it’s easy to

Destiny (DER MÜDE TOD)

In what is already unarguably an eclectic and impressive body of work, Fritz Lang’s 1921 silent epic Destiny (or Der müde Tod as it is known in its native tongue) ranks as one of the legendary filmmaker’s stranger productions. Written by his wife, Thea von Harbou,

Cities: Skylines – Mass Transit

Cities: Skylines is a charming game, by which I mean it will politely walk over, chat you up and lift your wallet out your back pocket and take the watch off your wrist. It steals some of your money and all of your time. Its

Film / NotFilm

Playwright Samuel Beckett’s only foray into filmmaking, the aptly titled Film is a 1965 silent short starring the famed movie clown, Buster Keaton. Before anyone makes any assumptions, no, this is not a comedy that made Keaton famous during the golden age of silent cinema

Skull and Roses

Skull and Roses may sound like an 80s hair metal band or a secret society, but it is actually a simple and enjoyable bluffing game that you can play in about fifteen minutes. There are a couple of different versions of the game out there

12 Angry Men

Does 12 Angry Men really need an introduction? The short answer would be no, but Sidney Lumet’s first feature has gone down in history as not only one of the greatest directorial debuts of all-time but also as one of the most important one location

Melody (1971)

Also known as S.W.A.L.K., Waris Hussein’s adaptation of Alan Parker’s script, Melody is a film that belongs to a tradition of films that are just ripe for cheap jokes from film critics. It has been seen countless times before when films have a title that

Digimon Tri (Reunion)

This week we will see another trip down memory lane and these days it seems they have built a high-speed mag-lev train so people can escape the modern day. This trip takes us back to Digimon and we follow the old cast from the original