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  • Is The Animated Comedy Series ‘Lower Decks’ A Good Idea For Star Trek?

    It seems like CBS TV studios president David Stapf wasn’t joking when he said, “There should be Star Trek something on all the time”. In the same year Short Treks and the as-of-yet untitled Picard show were announced, and rumours of a Section 31 show surfaced, we now have...
  • A Bond Retrospective: Timothy Dalton

    Over the past few weeks I’ve been rewatching the James Bond franchise for the first time in years to see how the films hold up to both my childhood memories and their enduring cinematic legacy. After wading through the highs and lows of Roger Moore’s seven films, the lighter...
  • Ranking The Halloween Films

    The latest Halloween film, catching up on Laurie Strode and the murderous Michael Myers 40 years on from the original and ignoring every other sequel, is out now and… I haven’t seen it. The fact is that I’m an obsessive completionist and while I had seen the original multiple...
  • A Bond Retrospective: Roger Moore

    When I was growing up, Roger Moore was my James Bond. Even though Brosnan was still Bond when I became a fan, I was enamoured with the light-hearted romps of Moore’s Bond; a more jovial character than the other incarnations while being no less a spy. But times change....
  • Where next for Netflix’s Iron Fist

    Netflix have announced that, after two seasons, Iron Fist has been cancelled. Reported by Deadline a joint statement was released between Marvel and Netflix which reads; “Marvel’s Iron Fist will not return for a third season on Netflix. Everyone at Marvel Television and Netflix is proud of the series and grateful for...
  • Morning Movie Review (Venom, Bad Times at the El Royale & First Man)

    Mr Moody reviews Venom, Bad Times at the El Royale & First Man. Venom, from Sony Pictures, is directed by Zombieland’s Ruben Fleischer and stars Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock/Venom along with Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Jenny Slate, and Woody Harrelson. Sony’s synopsis for the film reads: One of...
  • Revisiting Dead Space on its Tenth Anniversary

    On this day, a decade ago, Dead Space was released. On one hand that feels correct, especially when looking at the advancements in technology and games released since, but there’s something about Dead Space that has kept the game in my mind for all these years, festering and gnawing...
  • A Bond Retrospective: George Lazenby

    George Lazenby is the odd Bond out. An Australian car salesman who became a model. A model who became an actor in TV adverts. A TV actor who became the world’s most iconic film character. And then gave it all up after just one appearance as James Bond, refusing...
  • What Life Is Strange 2 Got Right and Wrong in its First Episode

    Spoilers for “Roads”, the first episode of Life Is Strange 2 incoming. I wasn’t expecting much when I began to play the first Life Is Strange. I came to it late, only playing it once the whole season was available for free via PlayStation Plus. It just seemed similar...