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Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

Or, throwing the lightsaber out with the bathwater. In short, I’m really glad JJ Abrams will be back for the episode 9 after my initial reservation. This Review will contain massive spoilers and rants.   Spoiler Rant list: I remember … Continue reading

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Justice League and another one of those how to fix it pieces

So I went to see Justice League and it’s not so bad actually. I enjoyed it quite a bit. I was not annoyed with the final product, I didn’t leave shaking my head at how many people Batman had killed … Continue reading

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Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049 is a very good movie. But it is a very long one. I can understand why it’s not popular with audiences but for me at least, and other people who love Cinema, this is a film I … Continue reading

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Blade Runner 2049 run up

So Blade Runner 2049 is finally hitting cinemas next month. It seemed like a far off dream that was never going to happen but we’re finally here. Over the years I’ve practically ate anything that was Blade Runner related and … Continue reading

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Star Trek Discovery

I have to say I felt quite let down with the Pilot/first two episodes of the series. That’s not to say it’s bad and I do have hope that the rest of the series will be more promising. It seems … Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Academy Years

AKA: ‘Star Trek: The First Adventure’ For the past 10 years, yes, 10 friggin years! I have been trying to get my hands on this script. Still have not been able to find it. There was someone I knew who … Continue reading

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Jack Carter and the Mafia Pigeon

In ‘Jack Carter and The Mafia Pigeon’, the second prequel novel to ‘Jack Returns Home’ AKA ‘Get Carter‘ Jack Carter takes a well earned break in Spain and while reading this novel I felt the author was taking a bit … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Zombie

The title alone was almost enough to make me want to watch this movie. Kung Fu and Zombies, where can one go wrong? With favorable odds and a few favorable reviews (the rest highly unfavorable) I plunked myself down for … Continue reading

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The Mighty Peking Man

‘The Mighty Peking Man’ aka 猩猩王 aka ‘Goliathon‘ might, at first, look like a cheap knockoff of King Kong, it might be a film that sharknado fans would get a kick out of. What’s incredulous to me is not how … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child takes place 19 years after the end of Book 7/Movie 8. It’s exciting to finally delve into the future we only glimpsed at the end of Book 7/Movie 8. The feeling was that everything … Continue reading

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