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George Lucas interviewed by Christopher Nolan on Star Wars’ impact (video).

July 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
George Lucas interviewed by Christopher Nolan on Star Wars’ impact (video).

George Lucas on the impact of his Star Wars movies, with Lucas interviewed by fellow science fiction film director Christopher Nolan.

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Batman’s Batmobile (documentary: video).

July 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Batman’s Batmobile (documentary: video).

In this hour-long documentary, you can discover the history of Batman’s hot and street illegal vehicle-of-choice, the Batmobile, from the early comics to the animated series and everything in between. Batman movie directors including Chris Nolan, Joel Schumacher and Tim Burton, as well as actors Christian Bale from “The Dark Knight” and Adam West from […]

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Star Trek: Lower Decks beams down August 2020 (news).

July 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: Lower Decks beams down August 2020 (news).

The Star Trek animated comedy series, Star Trek: Lower Decks, is now to beam down on US TV sets this August, thanks to Mike McMahan of Rick and Morty and Solar Opposites-fame. Star Trek: Lower Decks will be the first animated Star Trek series since the 1973–74 Star Trek: The Animated Series. This comedy take […]

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The Boys (second season: peek).

June 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Boys (second season: peek).

Here’s a sneak peek at the second series of Amazon’s violent superhero TV offering, The Boys.

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Japan’s secret retail treasure (J-life video).

June 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Japan’s secret retail treasure (J-life video).

Our man-in-Japan, Ryotaro, says never underestimate the power of Japan’s fave second-hand shop in Sendai … the fabulous Mandai. They sell everything from guitars, model weapons, to amazing collection of Anime figures and plastic models (some, only available to lottery winners, so never actually widely sold in the first place). You won’t believe the stuff […]

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Star Trek: seven actors who were fired from the franchise (video).

June 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: seven actors who were fired from the franchise (video).

It’s time to look at seven actors who were moved on from Star Trek, aka given the order of the boot, for a variety of reasons – some fair, some foul.

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Editorial – July 2020 : Watch That Space.

June 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Editorial – July 2020  :  Watch That Space.

Hello everyone Is the world going to pot and not of the smoking kind? I don’t know how it is for you people across the world but I find it worrying when any government stops listening to scientific/medical advice citing financial reasons or examples based on other countries. The fact that the latter has often […]

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Brush Strokes With Greatness: The Life and Art of Joe Sinnott by Tim Lasiuta (book review)

June 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Brush Strokes With Greatness: The Life and Art of Joe Sinnott by Tim Lasiuta  (book review)

Joltin’ Joe Sinnott, as he was sometimes known in Marvel’s credit boxes, was an American comicbook artist who worked in both pencils and ink. He passed away on 25 June 2020 at the ripe old age of 93. He worked until March 2019 on the ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ strip for newspapers, as well as odd bits […]

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DC Comics: Covergirls by Louise Simonson (book review).

June 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
DC Comics: Covergirls by Louise Simonson (book review).

There are two prominent things to recognise from the text of ‘DC Comics: Covergirls’. Artist Adam Hughes in the introduction says sexy women sell comicbooks. Writer Louise Simonson points out that all the characters within were created by men. Even in modern times, you would have thought with all the lady comicbook writers we’ve had […]

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Batman: The Complete Television Series (Blu-ray TV series review).

June 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Batman: The Complete Television Series (Blu-ray TV series review).

Although I’ve been keeping my eye on the price of this ‘Batman’ TV series Blu-ray release from 1966 for some time and even saw it when it was first shown in the 1960s, I was really after it for a look at the extras. Even so, as an entity to itself, it is something to […]

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