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El Chicano (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng]

May 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
El Chicano (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng]

The super-hero film craze has proven to be popcorn-pleasing box office gold over the last several years or so within Hollywood circles. Plus, street cred dramas basking in drugs and gangs tend to capitalise on the gritty, realistic aspects of confrontational entertainment. Additionally, what are the chances that supplying your super-hero spectacle with macabre edginess […]

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D (TV trailer: season 6).

May 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D (TV trailer: season 6).

Scattered across the universe, our team of heroic SHIELD agents struggle to find a new path in the aftermath of losing Agent Coulson. You can watch the Season 6 premiere of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on Friday May 10th 2019 on ABC in the USA, quickly followed by many an illegal streaming service thereafter, we […]

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Zero Hour: Crisis In Time by Dan Jurgens and Jerry Ordway (graphic novel review).

May 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Zero Hour: Crisis In Time by Dan Jurgens and Jerry Ordway (graphic novel review).

In the introduction to the graphic novel of ‘Zero Hour: Crisis In Time’, artist/writer Dan Jurgens points out the problems of discovering that while giving Oliver Queen his 45th birthday in the ‘Green Arrow’ comic-book, the effect that would have on all the other characters in the DC Universe, who must surely be of a […]

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Swamp Thing (DC movie trailer).

April 30, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Swamp Thing (DC movie trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for the DC Swamp Thing film. This is one comic-strip and character that I could never get into, even back in the Golden Age of my youth. It seemed a complete waste of perfectly good pulp paper – like trying to engage with the emotional journey of the contents of a […]

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Avengers Endgame actors belt out song ‘We Didn’t Start the Fire’.

April 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Avengers Endgame actors belt out song ‘We Didn’t Start the Fire’.

How best to celebrate bringing in the biggest ever opening in cinema history ($1.2 billion in a single weekend)? How about a nice sing-song? Yes, the Avengers Endgame cast are belting out Billy Joel’s song We Didn’t Start the Fire.

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Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) (Blu-ray film review).

April 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) (Blu-ray film review).

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ leads on from the previous ‘Avengers’ film, totally ignoring how Peter Parker gained his powers and the death of his Uncle Ben. The weirdest thing is at the rate his Aunt May is getting younger, I’m almost expecting her to turn up attending the same university he’ll be going to. Don’t kids have […]

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Gotham TV fifth series finale “The Beginning” (training).

April 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Gotham TV fifth series finale “The Beginning” (training).

The series finale  flash-forwards ten years into the future, as Bruce is set to return to Gotham for the opening of the new Wayne Tower. A series of crimes leads Gordon to believe Penguin and The Riddler are up to their old tricks. However, when Bullock is framed for a murder, Gordon begins to piece […]

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The Wisdom Of Wonder Woman by Signe Bergstrom (book review).

April 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Wisdom Of Wonder Woman by Signe Bergstrom (book review).

Looking at the title, ‘The Wisdom Of Wonder Woman’, Signe Bergstrom has brought together dialogue from across the history of the most famous Amazon in comicbooks, touching on the TV series and recent film. Each alternative page has a piece of art from the comicbooks and you can play a game of spotting who drew […]

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Avengers: Endgame (final trailers).

April 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Avengers: Endgame (final trailers).

Avengers: Endgame is nearly upon us, folks, the movie lands April 26th 2019. Will Thanos be defeated and the dead restored? Well, the MCU is going to be cut really short if they mess this one up.

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The Boys (Prime’s new evil superhero TV series).

April 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Boys (Prime’s new evil superhero TV series).

The Boys is a new Amazon Prime-made superhero TV series produced by Seth Rogen based on the comic-books by Garth Ennis, due to arrive July 26th 2019. It’s set in a world where superheroes verge on dirty super-villains and treat normal humans as accidental collateral at best, and sheep to eat at worse. A vigilante […]

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