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The Umbrella Academy (another trailer).

January 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Umbrella Academy (another trailer).

When it rains, it pours, here’s a new longer trailer for Netflix’s Umbrella Academy TV series based on the comic-book of the same name. This one delves into our favourite dysfunctional super-powered family of grown-up orphans who only have week to save the world from a terrible apocalypse one of them glimpsed while out a-time travelling. […]

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J.J. Abrams Interviews edited by Brett Durham (book review).

January 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
J.J. Abrams Interviews edited by Brett Durham (book review).

OK, take a deep breath. The ‘J.J. Abrams Interviews’ book edited by Brett Durham has 30 interviews with the producer/director/writer. Jeffrey Jacob Abrams was born into the Hollywood system as both his parents and grandparents were also part of it. From the opening interviews, he reveals his grandparents were the bigger influence and his grandfather, […]

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Occupation (2018) (Blu-ray film review).

January 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Occupation (2018) (Blu-ray film review).

An Australian production, ‘Occupation’ is an SF film of the survivors of an alien invasion of Earth. The humans lost by the way. The first quarter of an hour shows a slice of Australian life and the potential survivors and then it starts. Alien air-based and landed-military force, taking everything in its path. We follow […]

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Pokemon Detective Pikachu (trailer: live action Pokemon film).

January 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Pokemon Detective Pikachu (trailer: live action Pokemon film).

Here’s the trailer for the live action Pokemon Detective Pikachu movie. The movie stars Ryan Reynolds as the voice of SFX’d Detective Pikachu (I can’t believe I’m writing this). In the Pokémon universe, Tim Goodman (actor Justice Smith) is a failed Pokémon Trainer and the son of detective Harry Goodman. When Tim’s pops disappears in […]

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Covadonga (2017) (horror movie review).

January 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Covadonga (2017) (horror movie review).

I both love and hate films like this. There is so much to like about ‘Covadonga’ that normally I would be raving about it but there’s just one little thorn that’s pricked me. Before delving deeper let’s set the context. ‘Covadonga’ is billed as ‘an Irish Gothic folk horror freakout’ according to the material accompanying […]

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John Wick 3 (trailer).

January 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
John Wick 3 (trailer).

In John Wick 3 – the third instalment of the action franchise – assassin John Wick returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After killing a member of the shadowy international assassin’s guild, the High Table, John Wick is excommunicado, but the world’s […]

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High Life (scifi movie trailer).

January 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
High Life (scifi movie trailer).

In new science fiction film High Life, a bunch of semi-convicts living on a space station – oddly researching a black hole to find an alternate energy source – usually you’d have scientists to do that – need to bring up a baby when one of them gets pregnant – stars Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, […]

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Crimson Peak: limited edition (2015) (Blu-ray film review).

January 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Crimson Peak: limited edition (2015) (Blu-ray film review).

We only have one blu-ray disk advance copy, although the bumf insists there are two and the rest of the extras are on that one but that appears to be incorrect and I think the great river site is confusing as well this with the DVD. There’s an 80 page booklet with the limited edition […]

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Spider-Man: Far From Home (first trailer).

January 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Spider-Man: Far From Home (first trailer).

Is it Spider-Man European Vacation? Otherwise know as as the next movie in the Spider-Man franchise, Spider-Man: Far From Home. Yes, Peter Parker goes on summer vacation to Europe with his school friends – but things prove to be anything other than relaxing when Nick Fury and SHIELD conscripts him to team up with Mysterio and […]

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Deadpool 2 (2018) (a film review by Frank Ochieng)

January 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Deadpool 2 (2018) (a film review by Frank Ochieng)

Deadpool rules! Okay, admittedly this is an unconventional way to segue into a film review without sounding like a giddy fanboy. Nevertheless, the costumed glib-sounding gladiator is back on the scene in ‘Deadpool 2’ up to his usual trivial tricks in the Marvel Universe. After making a sensational splash as the wise-cracking warrior with the […]

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