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Spaced (at 21): geekiest sitcom ever? (video: cast panel).

January 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Spaced (at 21): geekiest sitcom ever? (video: cast panel).

Spaced was perhaps the geekiest comedy sitcom, like, ever! It could take on the Big Bang Theory and leave our American cousins wheezing on the floor, begging for less scifi and comic-book in-jokes! In this video panel, Simon Pegg and Jessica Hynes, its director, Edgar Wright and cast and crew including Mark Heap and Reece […]

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The Mammoth Book Of Best New Horror 21 edited by Stephen Jones (book review).

December 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Mammoth Book Of Best New Horror 21 edited by Stephen Jones (book review).

‘The Mammoth Book Of Best New Horror: Volume 21’ is a large collection of weird stories published in the year 2009. It’s 2019 as I write this belated review but good fiction doesn’t date. Wheeling out his big guns early, editor Stephen Jones presents ‘Throttle’ by Joe Hill and Stephen King. Written for an anthology […]

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Avenue 5 (HBO scifi comedy TV series: trailer).

December 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Avenue 5 (HBO scifi comedy TV series: trailer).

The super-rich get to eat each other in space in Avenue 5, the new HBO science fiction comedy series from British writer Armando Iannucci. Arriving in the USA on January 19th 2019.

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Mystery Science Theater 3000 cancelled (TV news).

November 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mystery Science Theater 3000 cancelled (TV news).

It looks like the resurrected comedy science fiction thang that is Mystery Science Theater 3000 has been cancelled by Netflix. This just in via Twitter from the series’ host, Jonah Ray … So, Netflix decided to not do another season of MST3K. We are off to Get Down in Lilyhammer while the OA helps us […]

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Darrylgorn Rising (LOTR-themed comedy video).

November 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Darrylgorn Rising (LOTR-themed comedy video).

Stephen Colbert’s visits Peter Jackson’s top-secret Wellington studio, where Colbert convinces Jackson to direct a new trilogy focused on his character from The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug. Watch as the two debut the trailer for Peter Jackson’s Darrylgorn Rising: The Rise of Darrylgorn The Prequel to Part One: Chapter One. Hey, I’d buy that […]

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An American Werewolf In London (1981) (Blu-ray film review).

October 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
An American Werewolf In London (1981) (Blu-ray film review).

It’s hard to believe ‘An American Werewolf In London’ is 38 years old. Written and directed by John Landis who relied on British landscapes before moving to the capital. Indeed, his intention was to make a very British horror film with a dash of comedy. This is the full uncut version. Two American student hitchhikers, […]

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The Addams Family (animated movie: trailer).

April 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Addams Family (animated movie: trailer).

Get ready to snap your fingers! The Addams Family is back on the big screen in this animated comedy movie about the oddest family on the block – as voiced by Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll with Bette Midler and Allison Janney.

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Amazon’s Alexa MegaPrime A.I. changes streaming schedule to 100% Terminator movies & Sarah Connor Chronicles repeats.

April 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Amazon’s Alexa MegaPrime A.I. changes streaming schedule to 100% Terminator movies & Sarah Connor Chronicles repeats.

There’s been an odd and possibly unexpected interruption to the normal TV and movie scheduling on Amazon Prime’s streaming service, today. It happened when control of the scheduling was passed to the new Alexa MegaPrime A.I. unit which Amazon Labs have been running in testing. The artificial intelligence was meant to adjust each user’s view […]

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Wonder Park (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng].

March 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Wonder Park (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng].

It sort of feels sacrilegious in browbeating what appears to be an innocuous children’s animated film about a young girl’s wild imagination to offset some personalised pain as she pals around with fuzzy animals in a surreal amusement park. This is indeed the foundation for the flimsy kiddie fantasy ‘Wonder Park’ that trivialises the instilled […]

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Bill and Ted III: Face the Music (announcement trailer).

March 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bill and Ted III: Face the Music (announcement trailer).

Dude, you are never too old to go time travelling and save the universe through the power of music. Yes, the movie Bill and Ted III: Face the Music has been green-lit by the most excellent Orion Pictures. Will it be any good, though? Frack knows. Maybe it’ll be a meditation on how the passage […]

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