DVD Review – Departures (2008)

Departures tells the story of Daigo Kobayashi, a cellist whose life is turned upside-down when his orchestra disbands leaving him unemployed. He and his wife give up their city life and return home to Daigo’s childhood home in search of work. Whilst browsing, Daigo finds an advert for a job in Departures.

When hired within seconds, a bemused and befuddled Daigo wonders what he’s gotten himself into? A travel agency? No. Daigo is now the encoffinment business and cousin, business is booming! Daigo is on the course of becoming one of the men responsible for cleansing and dressing the dead prior to their funeral, a ceremony which is carried out in front of the grieving family, nonetheless. Continue reading “DVD Review – Departures (2008)”

EP 156 – In the Mouth of Madness (1994)

Alright folks! Long time, nae podcast – here’s a wee audio shot in the arm. We’re into week 3 of our Halloween Horror Season and we step into the nineties with John Carpenters IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS (1994). Prior to the film discussion, we banter about some of our favourite films from the nineties also.

Patreon pledgers get an additional 25 minutes with further discussions about; Arrow Video’s THE THING, Sam Neill’s Career, Apocalypse Trilogy AND well, this Kevin Spacey situation and of course – Always Sunny!
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DVD Review – The Villainess (2017)

The Villainess is portrayed in the form of Sook-Hee, a deadly female assassin who is recruited by a secret organisation and is transformed into a sleeper agent the government. She is given a new life, but just as things are starting to settle down, faces from her past live suddenly become targets in her new life.

This South Korean actioner had everyone talking over the late summer of 2017, the trailers gave the impression of South Koreas answer to John Wick. Does it deserve the comparison? Continue reading “DVD Review – The Villainess (2017)”

Review – Bushwick (2017)

Bushwick tells the tale of Lucy (Brittany Snow), just your average girl making her way home for the holidays, yet, when she emerges from the subway with her partner, it is as if she has stepped into a parallel universal – war has broke out and military clad figures are shooting civilians on sight!

Her only ally appears in the form of Stupe (Dave Bautista), an ex-military figure who is trying get out of the city and reunite himself with his family in the country. What could possibly get in their way!? Continue reading “Review – Bushwick (2017)”

EP 155 – Day of the Dead (1985)

Alright folks! Happy Mondays! Halloween Horror claws into the 80’s w/ George A. Romero’s DAY OF THE DEAD. Prior to the main discussion, we have a blether about Mikes viewing of Netflix’s THE BAD BATCH. Continue reading “EP 155 – Day of the Dead (1985)”