Review: Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter (DVD)

The night that Ronja is born, a bolt of lightning split her father’s castle in two, creating a massive chasm known as Hell’s Gap. Ronja is the daughter of Mattis, a professional robber that terrorises travellers in the nearby forest while competing with a rival clan of robbers led by Borka. While Ronja grows up surrounded […]

Review: A Silent Voice (Blu-Ray)

A Silent Voice is a movie that accomplishes several seemingly impossible balancing acts at once. Characters that initially appear despicable are allowed some semblance of reconciliation in a narrative punctured with such sadness opposite moments of complete catharsis and joy. It feels like a film that could have so easily suffered from severe tonal whiplash, […]

Review: Rin-Ne Complete Season 2 (DVD)

Another day, another batch of spirits to put to rest and a slew of monetary related problems. At least, that’s the case for half-shinigami Rinne Rokudo in Rin-Ne season 2. Alongside his friend Sakura Mamiya (who can see spirits despite being human), and black cat helper Rokumon, Rinne must guide spirits to the afterlife on […]

Review: Digimon Tamers Complete Series (DVD)

When it comes to shows from your childhood, impartiality can be difficult. Attempting to separate the positive memories of watching early morning television on the weekends from the actual narrative proficiency and entertainment value of a show can be nigh impossible in these circumstances, so strong is the desire for things to be exactly as […]