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Thor: The Dark World – Film Review (spoiler – free!)

As mentioned in my October highlights Iā€™m a big fan of the original Thor for managing to make a magic rainbow bridge look cool. Thor: The Dark World keeps the Norse charm flowing while new director, Alan Taylor (notably of … Continue reading

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Terrible Tuesdays – Awesomely Bad Monster Combos

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When it comes to creating monsters to scare us filmmakers have a few staples they seem to love and rely on like a drunk who can’t quite quit his favourite sauce. Some of these scares are rather explainable, probably based … Continue reading

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SF is alive and well; kicking it in TV-land

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The big Hollywood blockbuster science fiction adventure is often used as the canary bird to judge the atmosphere or state of the genre. Taken as representative of the whole by the multitude of dabblers (used non-perjoratively), such movies are a … Continue reading

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What we’re excited for in October! (There’s a lot!)

Thor 2: The Dark World movie poster

October is going to be a great month! There’s so much happening in the genre world that there’s no excuse for staying at home. From running with zombies and watching Ghostbusters to book launches and World Fantasy Con, we’ve got … Continue reading

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Terrible Tuesdays: Mockbusters…don’t be fooled!

Pacific Rim vs Atlantic Rim

Don’t fall into the trap of watching one of these ‘mockbusters’, or do, but go in forewarned and forearmed with the knowledge of the terribleness you are about to witness! The production company responsible for most of these is The … Continue reading

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Just cool… Polish Movie Posters – The Sequel

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Polish movie posters are our new favourite things! After seeing these Polish Masterpieces how can anyone seriously want those boring, missionary position posters that Hollywood squeezes through the mincer? No, we want odd and bizarre for that is what grabs … Continue reading

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