Category Archives: Random

The State of Today’s Television Viewing – Revisited

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THE EDITORIAL: Are You Addicted to Video Games?

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THE EDITORIAL: Pointy-Toothed Prehistoric Sex Pests

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Discover Something New by Buying Something Old

What do you do when you inherit a shit load of Doctor Who and sci-fi merchandise? Sell it, of course. Which is what I did, and in these times of financial austerity I really had no choice, otherwise I may … Continue reading

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Kevin Smith: Talk show host?

Depending on who you ask, Kevin Smith was never a great filmmaker. He lacks technical skill and never seems to develop beyond his point-and-shoot style. Yet he’s one of the most gifted comedy writers of the last 20 years. Don’t … Continue reading

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THE EDITORIAL: Why We Need Spoiler Alerts

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THE EDITORIAL: Plastic Promises & Hollywood Happiness

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THE EDITORIAL: The Return of Art Attack

This is an art attack. This is an art attack. This is – not quite what I remember…

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Metallica get monopolised

Sometimes, a bit of merchandise just rubs me the wrong way. The world doesn’t need a Metallica version of Monopoly. The very thought of it is ridiculous, especially when the band in question has enough money to fund small countries. … Continue reading

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THE EDITORIAL: 10 Years of Wittertainment – A Trip to the Phoenix

The Phoenix in East Finchley, London, is the oldest operating cinema in Britain. Built in 1910, it is a reminder of a time before multiplexes and blockbusters redefined the film-going experience. The interior maintains an art deco motif, and the … Continue reading

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THE EDITORIAL: One Day (To Avoid the Cinema)

It’s a bit of a faux pas for a bloke to talk about romantic comedies, but the movie adaptation of David Nicholls’ bestselling book One Day hits the cinema this autumn. Unfortunately, I’m expecting it to arrive with a whimper, … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash #1: The Stuff (1985)

So this is what happens when you get the munchies really bad. This oddball “horror” film from indie legend Larry Cohen (It’s Alive) might have the distinction of Paul Sorvino and Danny Aiello in the cast, but it’s 100% grindhouse grot. … Continue reading

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Happy Friday the 13th!

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BARGAIN OF THE WEEK: Alien Anthology (Blu-Ray)

Voted as IGN’s “Best Blu-Ray” to date, Alien Anthology includes 6 disks of entertainment and is now only £16.98 at Tesco Entertainment. It spans 4 movies: Alien, Aliens, Alien 3 and Alien Resurrection, with 2 versions of each. Also packed … Continue reading

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THE EDITORIAL: The World of Wrestling “Entertainment”

Big Daddy, Giant Haystacks, Hulk Hogan, The Rock, body slams and clotheslines, just a few names and manoeuvres that even the least adherent follower of wrestling would recognise over the last few decades. For those of us in the United … Continue reading

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