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  • Revisiting Star Trek Discovery Season 1 Part 1

    How does the show stand up when viewed in its entirety, already knowing the twists and turns? ...
  • God of War-dio(book)

    God of War (PS4), released earlier this year, is creeping back into conversations amongst gamers; As part of the annual tradition of arguing about which game each individual thinks is the Game of The Year (GOTY). We all enjoy a bit of (mostly) friendly discussion based on our experiences...
  • A Bond Retrospective: Daniel Craig

    I’ve been using the word “era” to describe the different spans of time that actors have played the character of James Bond, like “the Moore era” or “the Dalton era”, but rarely do they feel completely and totally different from one another. There’s a subtle progression from one phase...
  • My Hero Academia: Two Heroes – Movie Review

    Synopsis: The anime smash hit that’s swept the world now makes its debut on the big screen! Our favourite young hero-in-training is in for a wild ride when villains threaten the artificial moving city, I-Island. Deku and All Might receive an invitation to I-Expo, the world’s leading exhibition of Quirk...
  • My Hopes For Gotham’s Final Season

    After 88 episodes and 4 seasons I still don’t know if Gotham is a good show. It’s often poorly plotted, convoluted and tonally unbalanced and yet at times it feels totally self-aware of its own craziness and comes out the other side bearing gifts of genuine drama and comedy,...
  • Dragon Ball Z Abridged

    Just about anyone with a passing awareness, let alone interest, in Anime will have heard of Dragon Ball Z (DBZ) at some point. The series forming a central part of what is often known as the “Golden Age of Anime on TV” in the West during the late 90’s...
  • A Bond Retrospective: Pierce Brosnan

    I’ve always thought of Pierce Brosnan as a better Bond than his films. He joined the franchise at an interesting time; the world had changed and Bond had to change with it. James is called out as a “misogynistic dinosaur” in Goldeneye, a character out of his time and...
  • 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...