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I Wish......all films were as nice as this one ..

Advantages: Refreshingly sweet and innocent
Disadvantages: Subtitles

Star – Japanese kids Genre – World Cinema Run Time – 128 minutes Certificate – PG Country – Japan Awards – 5 Wins & 9 Nominations Amazon –£8.68 DVD £9.99 Blue Ray = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = Due to Ciao’s bizarre new suggestion rules to get ...

thedevilinme 24.08.2016 · Read full review
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Review of I Wish (DVD)

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As flabby as the airship but typical Japanese naughtiness

Advantages: Different
Disadvantages: Bloated

Genre – World Cinema > Drama/Comedy Run Time – 110 minutes Certificate – 18 Country – Japan Awards – 1 Wins & 4 Nominations Amazon – £8.61 DVD (Blue Ray £18.17) = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = When it comes to sex and porn the Japanese are a ...

thedevilinme 13.07.2016 · Read full review
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Review of R100 (DVD)

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Does 'One True Love' Exist And What Happens if You Lose It?

Advantages: A mature yet real 'U' romance - no nudity, swearing, sexual activity other than a kiss. Art & pace
Disadvantages: The end sequence seems lazy.

This has been a difficult review to write, I’ve cut/pasted bits all over, re-worded, deleted, re-written etc; usually I know how/where/when/why/what I’m going to say and then determine what sort of length best suits it. Here uncertainty ruled, akin to the ...

ladyofflame 25.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of 5 Centimeters Per Second (DVD)

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A beautiful family friendly Japanese film

Advantages: Engrossing, atmospheric, animation, themes, music, family friendly
Disadvantages: Quiet dialogue, sentimentality may not be for everyone?

- Introduction - I believe I was made aware of this film by watching Mark Kermode's Film Review on the BBC News channel not too long ago (although I notice someone else reviewed this film and I rated it, so perhaps I already knew of it but I thou ...

IzzyS 29.11.2015 · Read full review
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Review of 5 Centimeters Per Second (DVD)

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Retaliation - A Competent Yazuza Potboiler But No Classic

Advantages: Some good performances; reasonably stylish
Disadvantages: Not stylish enough; the lead actor isn't the best; subtitles if you don't like them

Sometimes confused and confusing and I don’t just mean your reviews The distributor of the film, Arrow, are currently putting out a lot of Jo Shishido movies, well at least three that I am aware of, and this film, Retaliation, is the final one that ...

GenerallyInterested 16.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Retaliation (Blu-ray)

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