Out to own today:
Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
This show had so much potential and each season squandered it. Will the new series alter that trajectory?
Are life lessons likely to be learned? Hopefully not too many. How many people actually self-realise?
A new distributor is in town, Facet, let’s see what they have to offer…
This second attempt needs to have upped its game from the 2007 version. Let's see...
Another 'Paranormal Activity'? Yawn.
Two magic words: Amy Schumer.
SECRETLY, GREATLY ★★★☆☆
Espionage film --> comedy --> nifty action movie --> melodrama. Refreshing genre cross-pollination. Needed more substance though.
Who doesn’t love FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: BROTHERHOOD’s opening credits?
(song ‘Again’ by Yui)
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