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Tribute – The Best Ian Holm Roles

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On the 19th June acting legend Ian Holm passed away at age 88. Ian Holm was a true professional, managing to stand-out among an ensemble cast without feeling like he was hogging the… Continue reading

Top 29 Scenes in the Infinity Saga

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Growing up as a geek in the 90s was depressing. It wasn’t a great time for comics, and it was a worse time for comic-book movies. There was the odd one or two… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Moana’

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This was an early favourite of Amelia, being only a few years old at the time of release. Cue several months of a child telling us that she doesn’t need swimming lessons, because… Continue reading

1990s: The ‘Dark Time’ of X-Men Comics

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For the past few years I’ve been reading through the X-Men comics. All of them. New Mutants, Excalibur, X-Factor…every title that existing in order of publication. This wasn’t planned. I’d read the comics… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Oliver & Company’

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I didn’t see this movie when it came out. I’m not sure I’ve seen it yet. I think we watched it before Wreck-It Ralph and I forgot to write about it. I’m not… Continue reading

Weirdest Concepts Behind Great Horror Movies

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Sometimes the best horror movies, the ones that get under our skin and leave us flinching at shadows, are the ones with the strangest ideas behind them. If you do a double-take after… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Wreck-It Ralph’

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This movie holds a special place for our family. It’s one of the first movies Joshua saw and got really into. Alan Tudyk, who plays a lead role in this movie, was also… Continue reading

The Disney Marathon: ‘Mulan’

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Last week we covered an older, more obscure part of the Disney oeuvre, an attempt to broaden the cultural diversity in their output. Now we’re jumping forward to more recent efforts where they…well…did… Continue reading

The 3 Weird Retro Games I Never Played as a Child

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When I was a younger person in the past century I developed a strong interest in point and click adventures. This is a genre that appeared early in the timeline of gaming which… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘The Three Caballeros’

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Of the 13 movies we’d already covered on this list, this is the one you’re least likely to have seen. It’s a collection of shorts tied together through exploring South American culture and… Continue reading