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Geek It! Anime Film Review: Starlight Promises

September 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

In an attempt to imitate Your Name and its success, STARLIGHT PROMISES is XFLAG’s latest anime movie project that promises great potential. Directed by Kazuya Murata (A.I.C.O. Incarnation, Eureka Seven, Code Geass), Starlight Promises is about an overdue encounter between two friends. With [...]

[DVD] Anime Review: Gourmet Girl Graffiti

November 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

It’s not often for anime viewers to sit back and settle for an anime that is considered ‘relaxing’. So when one encounters an anime like GOURMET GIRL GRAFFITI, you’d be surprised by its black and white simplicity and heart-warming nature. Second-year middle student Ryo has [...]

[DVD] Film Review: Phoenix (2014)

September 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

From the director of Jerichow (2008) and Barbara (2012), Christian Petzold’s PHOENIX is a hauntingly exquisite film that sees a former prisoner of Auschwitz concentration camp revived from the dead. With a penchant for psychodramas, Petzold’s Phoenix deals with his favourite [...]

[DVD] Anime Review: HaNaYaMaTa

June 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

HaNaYaMaTa. The original Love Live: School Idol Project complete with a group of friends dancing and singing together — just not in the way you expected it to be. Fourteen-year-old Naru Sekiya is an average girl who is obsessed with fairytales. Surrounded by peers who are musicians and [...]

[DVD] Anime Review: Hozuki’s Coolheadedness

November 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Welcome to Japanese Hell. Ruled by Head Judge of Hell, King Enma, HOZUKI’S COOLHEADEDNESS revolves around demon Hozuki and his working life in Japanese Hell. From the production powerhouse behind Attack on Titan, Wit Studio returns with a unique comedy that was hailed as one of the best [...]