Month: November 2017

Blade of the Immortal

29th November 2017 Hiroaki Samura’s Blade of the Immortal began life as a Manga series in 1993, where it was published in Gekkan Afternoon magazine and ran for almost 20 years. With sales of over 7.5 million and numerous prestigious awards to its name, it quickly attracted international acclaim.

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Justice League

18th November 2017 The eagerly anticipated coming together of DC world’s most famous creations finally arrived in cinemas this week. Originally helmed by Zack Snyder, Joss Whedon took the reins after Snyder departed due to a personal loss. Both leave their mark on a film that fails to live up to its hype and ends…

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Paddington 2

10th November 2017 Ben Whishaw swaps James Bond for Michael Bond’s Paddington Bear in the sequel to 2014s hugely successful Paddington, simply named Paddington 2. Simply named, but ingeniously signalled by Paddington himself in the film’s opening.

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Murder on the Orient Express

3rd November 2017 Agatha Christie has sold somewhere in the region of three billion books. Yes, three billion. I’ve not read any. There have been numerous adaptations of Murder on the Orient Express for the silver and the golden screen. I’ve not seen any. Yes, I know. I’m embarrassed for myself too.

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