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Captain Underpant: The First Epic Movie, Directed by David Soren, Starring Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Ed Helms, Kristen Schaal From the pages of the popular kid’s books by Dav Pilkey comes the first, of what...

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Reviews: 80s cult scifi Dreamscape returns

July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dreamscape, Directed by Joseph Ruben, Starring Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Kate Capshaw Coming to Blu-Ray at the end of July and nicely restored to make the most of the new hi-res technology...

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Reviews: Generation Gone

July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Generation Gone #1, Aleš Kot, André Lima Araújo, Image Comics Another New Comic Book Day and the start of another new series from Image. Over the last two or three years in particular Image has...

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Fog Over Tolbiac Bridge, Leo Malet, Jacques Tardi, Translated by Kim Thompson, Fantagraphics I absolutely love the work of Jacques Tardi, from his hard-boiled crime tales (see here and here) to fantastical Jules Verne-esque yarns like...

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Reviews: the Delirium Brief

July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Delirium Brief, Charles Stross, Orbit Books The latest volume in the brilliant Laundry Files arrives from the delightfully warped brain of Charlie Stross. I’ve enjoyed Charlie’s books for many years, but I have an...

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War for the Planet of the Apes, Directed by Matt Reeves, Starring Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval, Amiah Miller The latest installment in the franchise which examines the road to Planet of...

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The Farthest, Directed by Emer Reynolds Another of my slate of screenings at the recent Edinburgh International Film Festival was this gem of a science documentary from Irish director Emer Reynolds, on one of the...

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Reviews: Sacred Creatures #1

July 6, 2017 | 1 Comments

Sacred Creatures #1, Pablo Raimondi, Klaus Janson, Image Comics Kicking off its run with a double-sized issue, Raimondi and Janson’s Sacred Creatures is an intriguing beast (all the more so for making this first issue...

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Yuki-onna / Snow Woman, Directed by Kiki Sugino, Starring Kiki Sugino , Munetaka Aoki, Mayu Yamaguchi Another of the films I caught during the recent Edinburgh International Film Festival was Kiki Sugino’s hauntingly beautiful film from Japan, Snow Woman....

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Doom Patrol Volume 1: Brick by Brick, Gerard Way, Nick Derington, DC Comics/Young Animal Since the 1960s, the Doom Patrol has entertained readers with some of the weirdest and most distinctive characters in comic book...

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