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REVIEW: The Inbetweeners Movie (2011)

In case you’ve been living under a rock, people have been flocking to cinemas to see The Inbetweeners lads nip off to Malia in Crete for a drunken jolly this summer. Will, Simon, Jay and Neil – all sporting pink … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (2011)

I’m in a corner of a bar with free Wi-Fi, crying inside with a solitary blank stare, because as punishment for stealing Dave’s cookie at SquabbleBox HQ, I was made to watch Spy Kids 4D.  There are no words in the … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Deus Ex: Human Revolution (360/PS3/PC)

It’s been just over a decade since the first Deus Ex came out on PC and permanently ingrained itself into the minds of all who played it. A remarkably ambitious title that mixed FPS gameplay with RPG elements, a concept … Continue reading

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Better late than never REVIEW: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

After 10 years and a gross in the billions, it’s safe to assume that the Harry Potter franchise will be sorely missed by Warner Bros., which might explain why they felt compelled to split the final chapter in two, getting … Continue reading

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Marvel Movie Marathon #1: Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Captain America: The First Avenger is due for release on July 29th, giving us the perfect excuse to trawl through Marvel’s movie back-catalogue. First up, a visit to our friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man…

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REVIEW: Green Lantern (2011)

It has finally arrived: The first major DC Comics film that doesn’t feature Batman or Superman. If you believe the hype that was drummed up to promote this film, you would assume that it was DC’s answer to Iron Man. … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (2011)

There is green fever at the moment, Green Lantern fever to be more precise. With Ryan Reynolds playing the big screen version of the DC Comics hero later this month (17th June), the tie-ins have started to surface. One of … Continue reading

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REVIEW: X-Men: First Class (2011)

So, here it is. After four previous ventures into the Marvel back catalogue, 20th Century Fox present X-Men: First Class. It’s ostensibly a prequel to the long-running series, but it also aims to resuscitate the franchise after the insufferable one-two … Continue reading

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Better late than never REVIEW: Insidious (2011)

Insidious comes with an odious tag-line: “From the makers of Saw and Paranormal Activity.” But don’t switch-off just yet, as the fourth feature from James Wan (the original and best Saw) can be considered a quantum leap in his abilities. … Continue reading

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AWESOME ALBUMS #3: Metallica – …And Justice for All (1988)

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CINEMA CLASSICS #3: Easy Rider (1969)

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Better late than never REVIEW: Scream 4 (2011)

In a way, the Scream franchise has always struggled to top that opening sequence in the first film. Drew Barrymore’s brief but instantly iconic tussle with Ghostface is a perfectly executed slasher set-piece that set a standard Wes Craven couldn’t … Continue reading

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