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The Art of Avoiding Spoilers: 5 Top Tips

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If you’re a Star Wars fan like me and haven’t yet got around to seeing Rogue One you’re probably in a constant state of paranoia about encountering some spoilers. Before you decide to go all… Continue reading

‘Jumping the Shark’, ‘Fridging the Girlfriend’ and 8 Other Pop Culture Idioms Explained

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When lurking around the internet and talking about movies, TV shows, comics and the like there are some odd terms that get thrown about by trendy folks who like to sound clever (like… Continue reading

Your Guide to Ladies Loving Ladies on Film

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Last year I wrote a Guide to Ladies Loving Ladies on Television.¬†This year I thought I’d follow it up with a similar guide for films. Everyone wants to have pop culture figures that… Continue reading

Horror: A Woman’s Game

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With the new millennium women in horror movies continued their upward trend following the 90s reinvention and became bigger and better characters. Taking notes from Misery the rise of women as villains become… Continue reading

The Geekery Guide: Who is Sir Terry Pratchett and What is the Discworld?

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Anyone whose browsed the fantasy section of any bookshop in the past 30 years would have noticed dozens of titles carrying similar artwork and bearing the name ‘Terry Pratchett’ on the spine. You… Continue reading

The Geekery Guide: ‘Firely/Serenity’

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The Supanova Convention is heading around Australia again, and they’ve got Nathan Fillion as their headline attraction! This has got everyone excited…but that excitement ebbed a bit when we saw the AUS$100 price… Continue reading

The Geekery Guide: Who is the Doctor?

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In our series that brings¬†you up to speed with a range of interesting geeky icons we’ve looked at Cthulhu and Ultron. Today we turn our attention to one of the longest running sci-fi… Continue reading

The Geekery Guide: What’s This Ultron Thing?

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Last time in this series we brought you up to speed with The Cthulhu Mythos. Now for something that mind be on the minds of non-comic readers: Ultron! In a Sentence: Ultron is… Continue reading

The Geekery Guide: What is the Cthulhu Mythos?

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Welcome to our new series! What is it? Well, I’m old enough to remember when being a geek wasn’t cool or even accepted. I remember a friend of mine asking me why I… Continue reading

Dracula: The Actors Behind the Cape

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Few characters in the history of pop culture have grown past their literary origins to become embedded in the minds of people across the world. One of the most prominent figures to do… Continue reading