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As Bad As You Thought?: Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace

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There are times when I think George Lucas feeds off the cries of pain he creates over the internet, but it was not always that bad. There was a time at the end… Continue reading

Le Chat Du Rabbin (The Rabbi’s Cat)

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The Rabbi’s Cat is what I would call a pleasant surprise; I went into this film blind. I had no idea other than it was an animation, of what it was about or… Continue reading

Classic Scene: La Marseillaise

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La Marseillaise from Casablanca by Michael Curtiz in 1942 The Scene: The visiting Nazi party decides to celebrate at Rick’s club, by starting a chorus of Die Wacht am Rhein much to the chagrin of everybody… Continue reading

Why Pendleton Ward Is Probably Insane: a note about Adventure Time.

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This journey behind the looking-glass is brought to you by Hedge. I love animation. I’m a big fan of The Clone Wars animated series, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and Transformers in… Continue reading

Top 10 TV Shows That Were Stupidly Cancelled

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It’s not often that television producers are willing to take a risk with a new, unique or unorthodox property. One the few occasions that they do push ahead with something unfamiliar they run… Continue reading

‘Tales From Development Hell’ Book Review

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Author: David Hughes (Note to our Australian readers – not THAT Dave Hughes!) Publisher: Titan Books ‘Development Hell’ is a term used in film circles to describe a movie that has gotten bogged… Continue reading

‘Drive’ Blu-Ray Review

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Director: Nicolas Winding Refn Cast: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Byran Cranston, Albert Brooks, Christina Hendricks, Ron Pearlman Plot: Not much like The Fast and the Furious at all. Review: Having put the low… Continue reading

Comic Review: Peter Panzerfaust #1

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Story: Kurtis J. Wiebe Art: Tyler Jenkins Fairy tale reimaginings are a dime a dozen nowadays. Over the last year or so, we have seen film-reimaginings of Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty, and Little… Continue reading

Harry Potter in Review: The Half-Blood Prince

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Director: David Yates Cast: Jim Broadbent is the latest addition to the usual suspects. Plot: Whilst the Dark Lord Voldemort builds his forces against the Ministry of Magic, Harry and friends have their… Continue reading

Review: Goon

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Director: Michael Dowse Starring: Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Alison Pill, and Liev Schreiber Plot: Doug Glatt (Seann William Scott) is a simple minded bouncer. During a local hockey game, he catches the… Continue reading