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Dolittle (fantasy movie review by Mark Kermode).

February 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Dolittle (fantasy movie review by Mark Kermode).

Good old Mark Kermode bends his mind with a review of that bloke from Iron Man who can now talk to Pandas and stuff in the fantasy film, Dolittle. Dr. Dolittle, a physician with the ability to talk to animals, sets out to find a healing tree on a mysterious island – the only hope […]

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Underwater (a scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

February 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Underwater (a scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

Our man of mucho movies, Mark Kermode, sits down to review the science fiction film Underwater. The crew of an underwater laboratory face alien terrors released by an earthquake.

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Suicide Squad (2016) (DVD film review).

February 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Suicide Squad (2016) (DVD film review).

Even the bad press associated with the 2016 film, ‘Suicide Squad’, reached my ears but with a new Harley Quinn film due out, I thought I ought to give it a look and see for myself. The original comicbook Suicide Squad was essentially DC Comics take on ‘The Dirty Dozen’, without the training. You force […]

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12 Monkeys Season Three (TV series DVD review).

February 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
12 Monkeys Season Three (TV series DVD review).

The principle plot element of season 3 of ’12 Monkeys’ is tracking down the Witness through time. It is hardly surprising that James Cole (actor Aaron Stanford) and Cassie Railly (actress Amanda Schull) are in conflict with Katarina Jones (actress Barbara Sukowa) when they realise they can’t let any harm come to their son. Oddly, […]

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The Complete Short Stories Of Mike Carey (book review).

February 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Complete Short Stories Of Mike Carey (book review).

Despite having been a fan of Mike Carey’s work for quite some time, I am, perhaps one of the few people to have neither read nor seen the film version of ‘The Girl With All The Gifts’. While I do intend to rectify this situation at some point, I was actually grateful, as it allowed […]

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Knightwatch: Invictus X (Invictaverse book 1) by Mark Ellis (book review).

February 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Knightwatch: Invictus X (Invictaverse book 1) by Mark Ellis (book review).

This book was first conceived as a comic series, back in the 1980s, when Mark Ellis was the primary writer/ideas man for Adventure Publications. Ellis states in his ‘Author’s Note’ that he was asked to create a super-hero team following the dark, ‘adult’ tone of Alan Moore’s ‘Watchmen’. He wasn’t greatly interested in copying the […]

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Chasm by Stephen Laws (book review).

February 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Chasm by Stephen Laws (book review).

There were a couple of factors I wasn’t aware of when I accepted a pdf review copy of this book from PS Publishing: Firstly, that it was actually a new edition of a book that originally came out just over 20 years ago. In fact, this is the first book release of the complete, restored […]

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Altered Carbon (second season of Netflix’s scifi tv series trailer).

February 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Altered Carbon (second season of Netflix’s scifi tv series trailer).

Altered Carbon is coming back for a second season on Netflix. This time, Kovacs is on a quest to find someone he thought long dead: creator of stack technology, leader of the Uprising, and his former love, Quellcrist Falconer. Starts streaming February 27th 2020 on the big N.

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No Time to Die takes off (spy-fy film trailer).

February 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
No Time to Die takes off (spy-fy film trailer).

Here’s that new spy-fy trailer for Bond’s No Time to Die flick, with a little advanced glider action for an insert into hostile territory (maybe that does sound a little like a double entendre). Hitting the UK on April 2nd in the UK (with, unusually, a later US release of the 10th). 

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Black Widow (new trailer: Marvel superhero movie).

February 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Black Widow (new trailer: Marvel superhero movie).

Marvel Studios’ Black Widow movie will be in cinemas on May 1st 2020 – so here’s the obligatory Superbowl trailer for said film, the initial flick in their Marvel Phase 4 plan to conquer the box office. This one has some added Red Guardian and Taskmaster (the latter being the big bad).

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