Saturday, 24 February 2018

ANIME REVIEW: NARUTO BOX SET 31

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Naruto Box Set 31
Released By: Manga Entertainment
Rating: 12
Running Time: 112 Mins
Audio: English Region 2
Due Out: 26/02/2018
Reviewed By: Sandra Scholes 

So far, Naruto has given his pep talk to Gaara, Sasuke and Pain, convincing them their actions are questionable and they need to see the error of their ways. This time it is Obito Uchiha's turn as his path in life could have been very different had he not met Madara and allowed his heart to be clouded by Rin's death.

MY ENTIRE HIGH SCHOOL SINKING INTO THE SEA


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My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea
Released By: Manga Entertainment
Rating: 12
Running Time: 75 Mins
Audio: English Region 2
Due Out: Out Now!
Reviewed By: Sandra Scholes 

When I first saw this, I wondered what it would be like as it isn't the usual anime that is done in the Japanese style or features Japanese characters. As it isn't what anime fans would expect, I figured it might need more of a look into. High school has two opinions for most of us; we hated it as we were bullied and would never fit in, or we loved it as we fitted in with our colleagues.

Friday, 16 February 2018

ANIME REVIEW: ATTACK ON TITAN SEASON 2



Attack on Titan Season 2
Released By: Sony Pictures Entertainment
Rating: 15
Running Time: 112 Mins
Audio: English and Japanese DD 5.1
Due Out: 26/02/2018
Reviewed By: Sandra Scholes 

After the Titans broke through the wall, Eren vows he will kill every one of them when his mother is one of the fatalities. Here several years on, we see Eren through his time with the Scout Regiment he enlisted in and how they manage to evade and eventually kill the Titans, but there is the one thought on their minds; where did the Titans come from?

ADVANCED BOOK REVIEW: THE HUNTED: THE VOICES SERIES BOOK 2 BY GX TODD

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The Hunted: The Voices Series: Book 2
Author: GX Todd
Publisher: Headline
Pages: 485
Release Date: 31/5/2018
Reviewed By: Sandra Scholes

Rufus rushes in with a baby he rescued from certain death while the baby's mother lay dead at a roadside. Rufus and Albus had organised for many to be rescued from those who might hurt them or worse still, kill them, and more than anything  Albus wanted to carry on his sister, Ruby's work after they had received so much persecution from being different.

ACTION MOVIE REVIEW: THE SHANGHAI JOB

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The Shanghai Job
Released By: Signature Entertainment
Rating: 18
Running Time: 110 Mins
Audio: English Region 2
Due Out: Out now!
Reviewed By: Sandra Scholes 

Get in. Get Out. Get Even.

From the director of Skins and Marcella, Danny Stratton (Orlando Bloom)  is a former private security agent now assigned to low level guarding work. The reason? A Van Gogh painting had got stolen when he should have been looking after it. A chance to change his fate comes along when he has to escort a Chinese antique out of Shanghai. The question is, can he do it without anything going wrong?

Saturday, 10 February 2018

BOOK REVIEW: STAR TREK PROMETHEUS FIRE WITH FIRE


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Star Trek Prometheus Fire with Fire
Author: Christian Humberg & Bernd Perplies
Publisher: Titan Books
ISBN: 9781785056491
Pages: 384
Reviewed by: Sandra Scholes

With the new Star Trek movies making their presence known to fans, this could be a possible inclusion for an adults Christmas stocking. The reason is obvious as this is the beginning of a new series of novels that takes place in the Nemesis timeline.

Thursday, 8 February 2018

BOOK REVIEW: MASS EFFECT: ANDROMEDA INITIATION

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Mass Effect Andromeda: Initiation
Author/s: NK Jemisin/Mac Walters
Publisher: Titan Books
ISBN: 9781785651601
Genre: Fiction/Gaming
Reviewed by: Sandra Scholes

As an official prequel to the hit video game from BioWare, Mass Effect Andromeda: Initiation has Lt. Cara Harper who has come back to an Earth she doesn't recognize, joining the Andromeda Initiation as Alec Ryder's second-in-command. Cara's mission is to find stolen tech before it gets into the wrong hands.