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Classic Movies You Didn’t Know Were Rip-Offs

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Before I link to this very amusing Cracked article that examines the uncredited influences over some very popular movies, I just want to say in regard to ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ that I’VE… Continue reading

‘Final Fight’ for iPhone

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For those gamers who remember a time when Arnie wasn’t a politician, this app is unmissable. During the glory days of the video arcade – when taking your spare change down to Timezone… Continue reading

‘Arrested Development’ Season 4?

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Let’s bring the uninitiated up to speed, shall we? Eight years ago Fox launched an off-beat sitcom about a dysfunctional family called ‘Arrested Development’ and it was one of the funniest things to… Continue reading

The Mutations of the Rom-Com

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Romantic Comedies have long followed a stringent formula. Guy meets girl, guy loses girl, guy gets girl back again. Considering the number of movies following this routine in any given year, it’s not… Continue reading

‘Bronson’ DVD Review

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Director: Nicholas Winding Refn Starring: Tom Hardy, Matt King, Juliet Oldfield Plot: The true story of Britain’s most violent, and expensive, prisoner as told from his point of view. Review: When it was… Continue reading

‘Love and Other Drugs’ DVD Review

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Director: Edward Zwick Cast: Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Hank Azaria, Oliver Platt, Judy Greer Plot: A career orientated guy and an arty girl get together for some shagging but come to realise that… Continue reading

‘Burke & Hare’ DVD Review

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  Loosely based on real events, this grotesque period comedy doesn’t entertain as a comedy, a horror or an insight into the famous crimes. Although well cast, the leads lack any of the… Continue reading

Top 10 Batman Villains (Part 1)

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See the Complete List here. A good superhero will only remain interesting if they have a strong line-up of villains to face off against month to month. This is one of the many… Continue reading

5 Must-Haves For Geek Teachers

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As the geek generation grows up, many of use are finding themselves working in the education system, sharing our love of film, art and computers with the youth of today. If you are… Continue reading

Just Meet Their Freak’n Mother Already!!!

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Last week saw ‘How I Met Your Mother’ launch its seventh season – a good run for any television show. When you’ve made the premise of the show based around a big reveal… Continue reading