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Stranger Things 2 Spoiler-free Review

Stranger Things in our eyes was perfect, but we had our concerns that Stranger Things 2 would be the standard second season slump. Good new, we were not disappointed by Matt and Ross Duffer’s pop culture masterpiece. It has been a year since we visited Hawkins Indiana and Season 2 focuses on what happened to…

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Three times studios ignored comic lore and still nailed it

From where we are now, it’s almost impossible to recall a time when comic book adaptations were not part of the cinema scene.  However, aside from classics like Batman (1989), by Tim Burton, and Superman (1978), by Richard Donner, most were complete flops – despite a few sterling performances.  Think Spawn (1997), the Fantastic 4(2005)…

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Five awesome things to look forward to in 2017!

We’re at the end of a particularly sad year, but don’t lose heart!  There’s going to be plenty of cool things to enjoy as we get deeper into 2017. Tech will be all about VR Virtual reality has become ever more accessible over 2016 and that trend will continue into 2017.  The best examples are hugely…

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Marvel update on The Inhumans and possible schedule clashes

The Marvel Cinematic Universe will probably last longer than our own, the films gross millions and there’s a rich comic heritage that writers can draw on for inspiration. Here’s the latest on their upcoming releases… Jeremy Renner too busy for Mission Impossible 6? If there was ever any doubt that Jeremy Renner was completely committed…

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Top 6 fictional vehicles we’d love a ride in

Sometimes the human stars of a film or TV show share the glory with a vehicle that easily equals their popularity.  However, when it comes to fantasy cars in this class, only a few people in the world have ever had the chance to try them out for real; most are the creative teams that worked…

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3 Geektastic bars in Europe to check out this summer

If you’re staycationing this year, or you’ll be heading over to Europe for a few weeks, there are a few bars you can’t miss.  These aren’t just pit stops, more sites of pilgrimage for geeks from across the world – each with its own special place in the echelons of fandom.   Get inebriated at and inspired…

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Cool TV and film news we learnt this week

New 13 episode Star Trek series in the pipeline The third film in the successful Star Trek reboot series is about to hit the big screens, and now news of a fresh series is being mentioned.  It’ll be launched by CBS and managed by the creator of Pushing Daisies and Hannibal, and massive Trek fan,…

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Three things you learn spending the day at a comic con

When you identify as a nerd it can be an isolating experience, but just like when you Google some weird complaint and get 20 000 hits, going to a comic con provides evidence that you’re not alone.   Naturally you’ll bump into people who are slightly too serious about their Pokémon Card collection, but in the…

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Agents Mulder and Scully return to tackle six brand new cases

US broadcasting company, FOX is in the middle of an X-Files reboot that will comprise of a six episode miniseries.  We’ve already been teased with a little footage in a trailer, but it’ll be January 24th before the programme hits our screens.  The first episode will be called The Struggle and here’s a little run down…

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