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3 From Hell (2019)

Following the climatic end to The Devil's Rejects it turns out that our three favourite psychopaths Otis (Bill Moseley), Baby (Sheri Moon Zombie), and Captain ...
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365 Days (2020)

Barbara Bialowas and Tomasz Mandes helm the directiors chair for 365 Days (based on the novel 365 Dni by Blanka Lipinska) where Massimo Torricelli (Michele ...
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After Life – Season 1

Ricky Gervais' new Netflix series After Life came out last week. Written, directed by and starring Gervais, the 6 episode mini series sees middle-aged Tony ...
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All-New All-Different Avengers #1

The fall out of Secret Wars (whenever it does finally finish) seems to have given us a number of Avengers teams but which is the ...
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Alpha (2018)

It seems likes Alpha has been advertised in the cinema for a year at least, and I wasn't sure it was ever actually going to ...
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American Horror Story Season 9 Ep. 1: Camp Redwood

After the last few seasons of beaten down tropes, cheap cross-overs and weak endings American Horror Story returned for a ninth season which is also ...
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Angelica (2017)

Written and directed by  Mitchell Lichtenstein, Angelica is based on the book of the same name by Arthur Phillips. Angelica is set in Victorian London, ...
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Artemis Fowl (2020)

One of the most popular book series of modern times finally hits cinema (or streaming!) as the Kenneth Branagh directed Artemis Fowl debuted on Disney+ ...
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Attack of the Unknown (2020)

The Manic Street Preachers once stated that originality is boring, a mantra the writers and director of Attack of the Unknown must share with the ...
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Ava (2020)

Directed by Tate Taylor, Ava (Jessica Chastain) is a deadly assassin who works for a black ops organization, traveling the globe specialising in disposing of ...
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Awesomely Righteous And Radical (2020)

Awesomely Righteous and Radical is a 1 hr 40 min movie of smaller films with the constant being that the films are based in the ...
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Backwoods (2020)

For the first fifteen minutes Backwoods is fantastic. It’s paced perfectly, eerie, intriguing and all wrapped within a sense of jeopardy. So there I am ...
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Bad Times At The El Royale (2018)

Bad Times at the El Royale is a neo noir thriller written and directed by The Cabin in the woods' Drew Goddard. Starring an all ...
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Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

There will be spoilers... Well after the mess that was Man of Steel I went in hoping this would clear all that up and put ...
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Batman: Ninja (2018)

When I think of Batman, there are 3 main characteristics that come to mind. Batman is the world's greatest detective. Batman is an excellent tactician ...
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Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

DC have put some classic stories into animation over the years and produced some amazing animated movies. This is not one of them. The second ...
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Battle in Space: The Armada Attacks (2021)

Battle in Space: The Armada Attacks is the latest offering from Uncork'd Entertainment. It is an anthology film featuring a series of sci-fi shorts directed ...
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Behemoth #1 – Review

Upon downloading Behemoth #1 from comiXology today I found myself completely taken in by the world Christopher Kipiniak and J.K. Woodward have created... Chapter 1 ...
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Beyond Kuiper: The Galactic Star Alliance by Matthew Medney and John Connelly

Beyond Kuiper is the new novel from Heavy Metal Magazine; written by the companies CEO Matt Medney alongside aerospace engineer John Connelly. Set as Earth ...
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Bill and Ted Face The Music (2020)

It was written in the future that the music of Wyld Stallyns would unite the world and bring peace to the universe. It would appear ...
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Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020)

For the huge pile of poop that Suicide Squad was the one shining light from the film was Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn. Harleymania ran wild ...
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Black Fly (2014)

I was recently made aware that a little known independent film called Black Fly has been released after some studio trouble delayed it. I read ...
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Black Pumpkin (2020)

Ryan McGonagle's directorial debut Black Pumpkin is a film that wears its influences on its sleeves. If you have seen any 80's horror before then ...
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Blackkklansman (2018)

Blackkklansman intrigued me when I first heard about it because the story it portrays is so complex and insane and when I found out it ...
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Blood Child (2018)

Blood Child, the directorial debut of Jennifer Phillips, was released in the US on the 11th of September. Overall I quite liked this film. The ...
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Boone: The Bounty Hunter (2017)

Boone: The Bounty Hunter is an action packed action-comedy the follows the life of fame-seeking reality show bounty hunter, Boone (John Hennigan). With his reality ...
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Boys From County Hell (2020)

Boys From County Hell gets off to a great start and sets out the scene perfectly.   A typically sleepy Irish village whose only claim ...
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Brand New Cherry Flavor Ep. 1: I Exist

Brand New Cherry Flavor opens in the dead of night (not too dissimilar to Lost Highway) and introduces us to Lisa Nova (Rosa Salazar) who ...
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Brand New Cherry Flavor Ep. 2: Hair of the Dog

Brand New Cherry Flavor Ep. 2: Hair of the Dog follows on directly from the end of Episode 1 with Boro (Catherine Keener) telling Lisa ...
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Brand New Cherry Flavor Ep. 3: Roman Candle

Brand New Cherry Flavor Ep. 3: Roman Candle begins with Lisa (Rosa Salazar) waking up in her apartment which now has some lovely vines growing ...
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Brand New Cherry Flavor Ep. 4: Tadpole Smoothie

Brand New Cherry Flavor Ep. 4: Tadpole Smoothie begins with Lisa (Rosa Salazar) rushing home following the events of Episode 3, she finds a disturbed ...
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Brand New Cherry Flavor Ep. 5: Jennifer

In Brand New Cherry Flavor Ep. 5: Jennifer, Lisa (Rosa Salazar) finally finds Jennifer's husband Mike Nathan (Leland Orser) and takes him Boro’s (Catherine Keener) ...
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Brand New Cherry Flavor Ep. 6: Milk Bath

Brand New Cherry Flavor Ep. 6: Milk Bath begins with a flashback where we see Lisa filming her movie. It reveals that Lisa (Rosa Salazar) ...
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Brand New Cherry Flavor Ep. 7: Egg

In Brand New Cherry Flavor Ep. 7: Egg, Lou (Eric Lange) is desperate for his son to be normal again so sets up a meeting ...
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Brand New Cherry Flavor Ep. 8: Bodies

Brand New Cherry Flavor Ep. 8: Bodies begins with a flashback where Boro (Catherine Keener) is giving a card reading to a middle-aged woman, where ...
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Brave New World Ep. 1: Pilot

Brave New World is an adaptation of the 1932 novel by Aldous Huxley, rather than a straight adaption this version seems to be a modern ...
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Brave New World Ep. 2: Want and Consequence

The second episode of Brave New World, Want and Consequence, begins with Bernard (Harry Lloyd) being sent away for a holiday to The Savage Lands ...
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Brave New World Ep. 3: Everybody Happy Now!

Following on from the shocking events of Episode 2, we return immediately to The Savage Lands where John (Alden Ehrenreich) takes a shot and hurt ...
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Brightburn (2019)

The arrival of the Brightburn trailers gave us clues that this was going to be a twisted Superman origin story but just how twisted would ...
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Bumblebee (2018)

Bumblebee is the 6th film in the extremely hit or miss Transformers series. I say hit or miss but so far the only true hit ...
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Bus Party To Hell (2018)

Bus Party To Hell... the title says it all really. This film follows a group of burning man festival goers who board a party bus ...
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Captain Marvel (2019)

Captain Marvel is the most recent film in the MCU, and tells the story of Kree supersoldier Vers as she travels to Earth in an ...
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Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers (2022)

Written by Dan Gregor and Doug Mand, and directed by Akiva Schaffer, Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers is a movie that came out of nowhere ...
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Choke (2020)

Choke is the new film by writer director Gregory Hatanaka. The story blurs between the lines between of reality and fantastical. In follows intertwining relationship ...
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Class: Series 1 – A Review

Class is the latest entry into the Doctor Who extended universe. It joins such as Torchwood, The Sarah Jane Adventures, and K9 & Company in ...
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Classic Review: Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 1 Ep. 1: Revenge

With Alfred Hitchcock Presents being reshown on Sky Arts in the UK I thought it was time to check out the series and see how ...
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Clemency (2019)

A strong character study of a movie, Chinonye Chukwu's Clemency follows a prison warden named Bernadine Williams (played by Alfre Woodard) who had resided over ...
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Cobra Kai – Season 1

When I heard that a Karate Kid sequel series was going to be released through Youtube Red I, like many others, wondered why and how ...
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Cobra Kai – Season 2

Cobra Kai emerged last year as a dark horse in the tv world. Nobody could have expected a Karate Kid sequel series 30 years on ...
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Cobra Kai Season 3 ep. 10: December 19

Cobra Kai Season 3 ep. 10: "December 19" - the title comes from December 19th 1984 is the date of the All Valley Karate Tournament ...
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Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 1: Aftermath

Like the title of the episode says, Cobra Kai Season 3 picks up two weeks after the conclusion of Season 2 and all is not ...
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Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 2: Nature Vs. Nurture

Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 2: Nature Vs. Nurture see Daniel (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny (William Zabka) team up to find Robbie (Tanner Buchanan). Their ...
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Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 3: Now You’re Gonna Pay

Cobra Kai Season 3 Episode 3: Now You're Gonna Pay opens with former Cobra Kai memeber Bobby (Ron Thomas) giving a sermon in church as ...
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Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 4: The Right Path

In Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 4: The Right Path, Daniel (Ralph Macchio) visits Okinawa Island and finds the village he once visted with Mr ...
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Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 5: Miyagi-Do

In Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 5: Miyagi-Do, Daniel (Ralph Macchio) gets to spend the day with the man who once wanted to kill him ...
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Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 6: King Cobra

In Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 6: King Cobra we get more background on John Kreese's (Martin Kove) younger years (Barrett Carnahan) and learn how ...
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Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 7: Obstáculos

Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 7: Obstáculos focuses on Samantha's (Mary Mouser) mental traumas follwoing her battles with Cobra Kai. the episode opens with Sam ...
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Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 8: The Good, The Bad, and the Badass

In Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 8: The Good, The Bad, and the Badass, the All-Valley council have cancelled the All-Valley Karate Championship. At a council ...
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Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 9: Feel The Night

Cobra Kai Season 3 Ep. 9: Feel The Night takes its name from Baxter Robertson’s “Feel The Night” (with vocals by Lisa Nemzo) the tune ...
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Code 404 (Season 1)

In Season 1 of Code 404 we are introduced to Detective Inspectors Major (Daniel Mays) and Carver (Stephen Graham) the top crime-fighting duo at the ...
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Comic Book Hero by Barrie Tomlinson

Barrie Tomlinson was a comics writer and former group editor at IPC whose writing credits included Death Wish, Survival, Dan Dare, Ghost Squad, S.O.S for Eagle, ...
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Comichaus #1

In the era of Kickstarter anything is possible and Comichaus is one of the things that makes me glad we live in this age, it’s ...
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Comrade Detective

When Comrade Detective dropped on Amazon Prime earlier this month there were many people, like Spinal Tap before it, that failed to realise that the show ...
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Constantine – City of Demons (Ep. 1-5)

Constantine: City of Demons is an American animated web series from executive producers Greg Berlanti and David S. Goyer. Matt Ryan returns to voice John ...
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Cowboy Bebop Ep. 1: Cowboy Gospel

Stylish and funky. Cowboy Bebop bursts onto the screen with its own unique look and feel and gives us no time to take a breath ...
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Creepshow Ep. 1: Gray Matter/The House of the Head

A Creepshow series was always going to have big shoes to fill but from the opening of the show into the first story "Gray Matter" ...
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Creepshow Ep. 2: Bad Wolf Down/ The Finger

In the second episode of Shudder's Creepshow we first get Bad Wolf Down, where a platoon of American soldiers is forced to hide out in ...
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Creepshow Ep. 3: All Hallows Eve/The Man in the Suitcase

The third episode of Creepshow begins with All Hallows Eve a tale written by Bruce Jones and directed by John Harrison. Unfortunately in less than ...
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Critters Attack! (2019)

It was with great excitement that I sat down to watch a new Critters movie but Critters Attack! is by far the worst movie in ...
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Crucified (2021)

When I was asked to review a horror movie and informed that it is a bit “freaky”, I had some apprehension because I am not ...
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Cult Faction Podcast – Special Bonus Edition: Zack Snyder’s Justice League – An Analysis

Fans rejoiced across the world as Zack Snyder's Justice League finally saw the light of day! The world finally got to see the Justice League—Batman (Ben Affleck), Superman (Henry ...
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Dark Phoenix (2019)

Dark Phoenix aka X-Men The Last Stand 2 is the final entry to the wildly varying X-Men franchise, provided that the abysmal looking New Mutants ...
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Dead Air (2019)

At Cult Faction we have been lucky enough to track the progress of Dead Air through its initial fundraising through to filming, we even bagged ...
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Dead By Dawn (2020)

Dead By Dawn opens with Lulu (Drew Lindsey Mitchell) who is clearly in an abusive relationship with her boyfriend Shane (Bobby Slaski). All she wants to ...
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Deadpool 2 (2018)

Deadpool 2 came out on Tuesday and, like every other comic book movie my friends and I rushed out to see it. I didn't enjoy ...
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Deadpool: The Movie (2016)

What can be said about Deadpool that you haven't read else where? Not much! It is funny, entertaining, breaks the 4th, 5th, and 6th walls ...
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Death of Me (2020)

From Darren Lynn Bousman (Repo! The Genetic Opera, The Devil’s Carnival, Saw II-IV) comes the mysterious and intriguing Death of Me which plays like a ...
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Deathnote (2017)

Director Adam Wingard's take on Death Note (created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata) is an interesting one. Whilst there are many changes to the ...
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Dementer (2021)

Dementer takes the watcher on a different path from the usual types of horror films. Actually, I’d describe it best as a psychological thriller on ...
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Doctor Who – 9.1: The Magician’s Apprentice

Steve Moffat had said he wanted the first episode of series nine to feel as exciting as a finally. He didn’t disappoint. Right from the ...
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Doctor Who – Empress of Mars (Season 10, Ep. 9)

Ever since the shows return in 2005 there has been a war between fans of Doctor Who. On one side you have the fans of ...
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Doctor Who – Extremis (Season 10, Ep. 6)

M. Night Shayanalan, meets The Matrix, meets The Mummy; throw in a little Black Mirror and yes the sixth episode of season was a mix ...
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Doctor Who – Knock Knock (Series 10, Ep. 4)

So far series ten has worn its influences proudly on its sleeve. We’ve seen episodes influenced by Japanese horror and Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror; this ...
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Doctor Who – Oxygen (Season 10, Ep. 5)

Space zombies not only sounds like an amazing straight to VHS eighties horror, but is also a short synopsis of this weeks episode. ‘Oxygen’ saw ...
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Doctor Who – Resolution

For years now steampunk Dalek’s have been confined to Comic Cons, which seems unfair since the Cyberman version appeared in 2008’s ‘The Next Doctor’, but ...
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Doctor Who – Smile (Series 10 Ep. 2)

It could have been a disaster, a story about killer robots ho communicate via emojis; it could have been this seasons ‘Sleep No More’ or ...
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Doctor Who – The Doctor Falls (Season 10, Ep. 12)

Once again Moffat has done it; much like the thirteen ‘Doctors’ uniting in the fiftieth anniversary special here he gave ‘Whovian’s’ another nerd-gasm. The moment ...
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Doctor Who – The Lie of the Land (Season 10, Ep.8)

‘Meh’; in my youth it was the noise the ‘cool kids’ used to make whenever they thought something was just average, ok, not terrible but ...
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Doctor Who – The Pilot (Series 10 Ep.1)

So after taking a year off Doctor Who returned with a new series, a new companion and enough Easter Eggs to fill the whole Bank ...
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Doctor Who – The Pyramid at the End of the World (Season 10, Ep. 7)

So like when comparing ‘A New Hope’ to ‘Empire Strikes Back’ the middle episode of ‘The Monks Trilogy’ was much darker to the first. The ...
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Doctor Who – Thin Ice (Series 10, Ep. 3)

Let’s look back at the first three episodes of series eight. Remember how deflated we all felt? ‘Deep Breath’ was the start of ‘Clara’ being ...
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Doctor Who – World Enough and Time (Season 10, Ep. 11)

Those of you who enjoy their ‘Doctor Who’ to be both scientifically accurate and macabre were in for a treat with this weeks episode. For ...
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Doctor Who – 9.10: FACE THE RAVEN

It’s always hard to say goodbye. We watched Rose being trapped in another universe, Martha giving it all to help her family, Donna lose the ...
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Doctor Who – 9.11: HEAVEN SENT

You could look away for one second for fear of missing something important. It twisted and turned more than the corridors the Doctor was forced ...
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Doctor Who – 9.12: Hell Bent

First rule of Doctor Who fandom is Moffat always lies. Second rule is things are never as they first seem. So Clara’s not dead, well ...
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Doctor Who – 9.2: The Witch’s Familiar

“I’m the Doctor, just accept it”. With one line Peter Capaldi has seemed to answer both his and Steve Moffat's critics. The fact that the ...
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DOCTOR WHO – 9.3: Under The Lake

The first two episodes of series 9 had been so strong it had caused a little bit of worry amongst the shows fan base. Could ...
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Doctor Who – 9.4: BEFORE THE FLOOD

The first episode of this two part story (Under the Lake) suffered from familiarity.  ‘Before the Flood’ started with the Doctor breaking the forth wall ...
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Doctor Who – 9.5: THE GIRL WHO DIED

‘The Girl Who Died’ must have been the most hotly anticipated episode of series 9 so far. This is mainly due to appearance of ‘Game ...
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Doctor Who – 9.6: THE WOMAN WHO LIVED

The fact that ‘The Woman Who Lived’ isn’t the strongest episode of series nine just shows what an amazing season it’s been so far. Last ...
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Doctor Who – 9.7: The Zygon Invasion

Who for Whovians. That seems to be the theme of series nine so far. A theme that continues with this weeks episode ‘The Zygon Invasion’ ...
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Doctor Who – 9.8: THE ZYGON INVERSION

Last weeks episode, ‘The Zygon Invasion’, was so good it was hard to imagine they could keep up the quality over both parts of the ...
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Doctor Who – 9.9: SLEEP NO MORE

How could I not like ‘Sleep No More’? It’s written by one of my favourite writers Mark Gatiss, guest stars the wonderful Reece Shearsmith and ...
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Doctor Who Christmas Special – The Husbands of River Song

There was quite a bit of excitement surrounding this years Christmas episode. The return of River Song and the fact that it was preceded by ...
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Doctor Who Season 11 Ep. 1- The Woman Who Fell To Earth

A woman; a woman you say? Blaaaghhhh It was a minority of ‘Whovian’s’ who reacted negativity to the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the 13th ...
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Doctor Who Season 11 Ep. 10: The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos

‘Doctor Who’ series finales are usually explosive affairs full of action and jeopardy. Unfortunately the final episode of season 11 was a little bit of ...
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Doctor Who Season 11 Ep. 2: The Ghost Monument

Do you remember those dystopian sci-fi files of the 1970’s? You know the ones where there was never a happy ending. Well if you do ...
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Doctor Who Season 11 Ep. 3: Rosa

When Doctor Who was created in 1963 part of its remit was that half the episodes of each series should be about historical events; this ...
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Doctor Who Season 11 Ep. 4: Arachnids in the UK

In 1974 the BBC aired Jon Pertwee’s last ‘Who’ story the fun, but flawed ‘Planet of the Spiders’. Now infamous for its dodgy special effects ...
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Doctor Who Season 11 Ep. 5: The Tsuranga Conundrum

Every year on November 5th the residents of Britain celebrate the killing of a Catholic by burning bonfires and setting off firework. It’s perhaps ironic ...
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Doctor Who Season 11 Ep. 6: Demons of the Punjab

Imagine ‘Demons of the Punjab’ in the hands of Michael Bay. It would have been all explosions, up skirt shots, mild racism and for some ...
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Doctor Who Season 11 Ep. 7: Kerblam

So after cancelling my pre-ordered ‘Doctor Who’ series 11 Blu-Ray with Amazon, I sat down with a clear conscience to watch the latest episode ‘Kerblam’ ...
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Doctor Who Season 11 Ep. 8: The Witchfinders

However much you enjoyed ‘The Witchfinders’ I can guarantee you there is one person in the world who enjoyed it more, and his name is ...
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Doctor Who Season 11 Ep. 9: It Takes You Away

Apparently I’m fuming, I’m done and I hate frogs. Well according to the Daily Express that’s what all of the shows fans are saying. There ...
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Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 10: The Timeless Children

Rassilon, Omega, The Other fear not, your place in history is safe. Despite the reveal of the Doctor’s past changed Time Lord history, it was ...
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Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 1: Spyfall Part 1

Having an average episode with a great ending is how The Walking Dead has maintained its fan base for years now; it’s also a great ...
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Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 2: Spyfall (Part 2)

After the muted episode one my expectations for part 2, and second episode of the series, were low. How wrong I was. Spyfall Part 2 ...
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Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 3: Orphan 55

Sometimes something is just terrible or just ok. When you analyse these things you sit there and think ‘yeah that’s why’. Orphan 55 was ok, ...
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Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 4: Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror

Mid 2019 and in a preproduction meeting the budget for Doctor Who season 12 is being discussed. ‘We need to save some money on monster ...
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Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 5: Fugitive of the Judoon

The possibility of incarnations of the Doctor before Hartnell’s depiction has been teased from back when he regenerated into Troughton. The discovery of a shaving ...
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Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 6: Praxeus

Should escapist sci-fi like Doctor Who tackle social and political issues? Classic Who never preached to us, did it? Except maybe may the first Doctor’s ...
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Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 7: Can You Hear Me?

The Celestial Toymaker was a four part Doctor Who story, which first aired in 1966. Due to the BBC’s policy at the time of reusing ...
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Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 8: The Haunting of Villa Diodati

Doctor Who has a long history of spooky ghost stories and almost as a sub-category to those spooky stories set in buildings where corridors and ...
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Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 9: Ascension of the Cybermen

The Cybermen have always been my personal favourite when it comes to the Doctor’s enemies. Aesthetically the 1980’s Cybermen have always been my favourite. To ...
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Doctor Who-The Eaters of Light (Season 10, Ep. 10)

Back when ‘Doctor Who’ first started the idea was to split the stories into two categories; those set in the future to teach science and ...
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Doctor Who: Revolution of the Daleks

The Doctor Who New Year and Christmas specials have always had a fine line to tread. On the one hand there are the casual viewers, ...
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Dogged (2017)

Dogged started life as an award winning short film in 2015 that was shot in a "single, tortuous, 18 hour day for a budget of ...
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Doom Patrol Ep. 1: Pilot

When the announcement of a Doom Patrol tv show hit the media it left me puzzled. With all the teams in the DC Universe why ...
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Dreamcatcher (2021)

Dreamcatcher is the feature directorial debut of its writer Jacob Johnston. For his first full length movie Johnston has opted to set Faust within the ...
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Echoes of the Passed (2018)

Echoes of the Passed is a short film written by Tony Sands. The film concerns a mysterious professor, his assistant and two pea brained AV ...
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Eternals (2021)

Directed by Chloé Zhao, Eternals takes the MCU into darker and more mature waters. Whilst some would argue Eternals is a late replacement for the ...
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Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)

Directed by Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert aka Daniels, Everything Everywhere All at Once is a psychedelic sojourn through the multiverse that stars Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Ke ...
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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, directed by Joe Berlinger, is the eighth mainstream movie about Ted Bundy and it proves that Zac Effron is ...
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Fantastic 4 (2015)

Before we start I would like to say that whilst I predicted this would be a big pile of "Fantastic 4" months ago - perhaps ...
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Fantasy Island (2020)

Directed by Jeff Wadlow, this reinvention of the 1970's classic television show Fantasy Island puts more of a horror spin on proceedings with Michael Pena ...
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Fear Street Part One: 1994 (2021)

Based on the Fear Street book series by R.L. Stine, Leigh Janiak's trilogy opener Fear Street Part One: 1994 stars Kiana Madeira, Olivia Scott Welch, Benjamin ...
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Fear Street Part Three: 1666 (2021)

Following on directly from Part Two, Fear Street Part Three: 1666 begins with Deena (Kiana Madeira) reuniting the severed hand of Sarah Fier (Elizabeth Scopel) ...
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Fear Street Part Two: 1978 (2021)

Director Leigh Janiak is back with Fear Street Part Two: 1978, and following the events of Part One we now go into the past of ...
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First Kill Ep. 1: First Kiss

First Kill, created by Victoria Schwab and based on her short story of the same name, introduces us to teenage vampire Juliette Fairmont (played by ...
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For Her (2017)

Jonathan and Elizabeth are deeply in love. But their relationship is tested when Elizabeth becomes afflicted by a devastating illness. Follow Jonathan's emotional journey as ...
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Friday 13th – The Game (2018)

Friday the 13th The Game isn’t your typical video game as each play through has a 20-minute time limit for online games, which is ideal ...
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Geek Girl #2

Arriving on comic book shelves in 2015, Sam Johnson's creation immediately caught the attention of the comic world. Ruby is Geek Girl - the latest ...
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Geek Girl Mini Series #1

So once again we join the adventures of Geek Girl. Created by Sam Johnson she’s just an average girl who gains special powers by donning ...
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Ghosts of War (2020)

I am not a fan of horror, especially war horror as war is horrific enough but Ghosts of War is one of those films that you definitely ...
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Glass (2019)

Well, Glass shattered my expectations. After 2016's sleeper hit Split turned out to be a stealth sequel to 2000's Unbreakable, all eyes were on M.Night ...
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Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)

Directed by Adam Wingard, Godzilla vs. Kong might well be the western world's greatest movie to feature these well-known kaiju. After years of totally missing ...
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Halloween Girl #2

The return to Richard T. Wilson’s Halloween Girl will no doubt make fans happy. The second in the series continues the heroine Charlotte’s story, the ...
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Hawk and Rev: Vampire Slayers (2021)

Written, directed, and starring Ryan Barton-Grimley, Hawk and Rev: Vampire Slayers takes place in Santa Muerte, California and follows Hawk (Barton-Grimley)- a security guard and ...
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Hawkeye Ep. 1: Never Meet Your Heroes

Hawkeye finally hits Disney+ after what seems like forever, and it is safe to say it does not let the audience down. Opening back during ...
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Heartbeat (2020)

Heartbeat is a new thriller by writer director Gregory Hatanaka. The story revolves around the search for a serial killer, targeting those involved in the ...
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Heathers – Episode 1

Heathers was a 1989 black comedy that become a cult phenomenon so you can understand that I was worried when I heard that it was ...
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Heels Ep. 1: Kayfabe

The opening of Heels serves as an introduction to the behind-the-scenes world of professional wrestling, in this case thee fictional DWL (Duffy Wrestling League). The ...
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Hellbound – Episode 1

Directed by Yeon Sang-ho (Train to Busan, Train to Busan 2: Peninsula), Hellbound is a six episode series that is based on Sang-ho's webtoon of ...
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Hellboy (2019)

Hellboy 2019 was released earlier this month. This film is a reboot of the 2004 film of the same name, and has been a point ...
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Hellraiser: Judgment (2018)

At one time Hellraiser was one of the most original horror franchises to hit the market but with each instalment came a slight dip in ...
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Helstrom Ep. 1: Mother’s Little Helper

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Following the events of Episode 1, Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) is training with Bruno (Matt Lintz ) to control her powers. Bruno believes that Kamala's ...
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Somnium (2018)

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Space Sweepers (2021)

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Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

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This second episode in this season explains what happened to the Discovery and we find it has crash landed on a glacier and with it ...
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Upon discovering Gillian Cross' The Demon Headmaster was about to be remade by the BBC left a weird taste in my mouth. The original television ...
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The Devil’s Heist (2020)

The Devil’s Heist is the first feature of director Fernando Acevedo, who previously directed the 2014 short The Little Crown. It sees a trio of ...
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The Ferryman (2017)

Mournfully atmospheric, The Ferryman draws you instantly into the plight of the lonely Mara (played by Nicola Holt) and her prosaic daily routine. Hints are given of ...
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The Good Place is back and immediately deals us the first of a two-parter! The experiment is in full swing with Eleanor (Kristen Bell) welcoming the ...
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Following straight on from last week's episode, Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Michael (Ted Danson), Janet (D'Arcy Carden) and Tahani (Jameela Jamil) have their hands full when ...
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The Happy Time Murders (2018)

I was really looking forward to this movie. It sounded a lot like Christopher Ford's 2014 TV series The Fuzz but with a bigger budget, ...
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The Haunting of Hill House crashed onto Netflix just in time for Halloween but does the world want yet another American supernatural horror television series? ...
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In The I-Land, "ten people wake up on a treacherous island and have no memory, they soon discover this world is not as it seems" ...
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Does this one even need an introduction? We all have waited 14 years for this one and it's my sad duty to say that The ...
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In a TV land full of sliders, leapers, groundhoggers, and tunnelers it always takes something special to come out that can stand alongside previous works ...
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I saw The Lion King today and I found it to be so bland, boring and lacklustre that it isn't even worth a full review ...
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The Lurker is a slasher thriller film starring scream queen Scout Taylor Compton as high school senior Taylor, who seems to be at the epicentre ...
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Lost a bit of love for Star Wars since the mouse moved in? Think they don't understand what we loved and why? Genuinely assume there's ...
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After being pushed back for over a year due to global events The Marvels has finally arrived! From the team of Kurt Busiek (Marvels, Astro ...
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The Meg (2018)

Anybody that knows me knows that dumb, schlock-filled shark films are a passion of mine. I've seen them all, Megashark vs Giant Octopus, Sharknado 1-5, ...
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The Midwich Cuckoos Ep. 1: Bad Things

Based on John Wyndham's 1957 novel of the same name, Sky's The Midwich Cuckoos is the latest adaption, having previously hit the screens as Village ...
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The Misplaced (2018)

Pre-title sequences have longed been used in horror to set a premise before moving on into the main narrative of the film. The Misplaced feels ...
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The Nights Before Christmas (2020)

The Nights Before Christmas is the new film from writer director Paul Tanter. The sequel to 2017’s Once Upon a Time at Christmas; it picks ...
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The Orville Season 3 Ep. 1: Electric Sheep

After three years The Orville returns and we are immediately thrust into their battle against the Kaylon and witness Isaac's betrayal. This in turn is ...
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The Orville Season 3 Ep. 2: Shadow Realms

What makes The Orville Season 3 Ep. 2: Shadow Realms exciting to begin with is that Brannon Braga and Andre Bormanis - two of Star ...
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The Orville Season 3 Ep. 3: Mortality Paradox

This week's episode begins with Lieutenant Talla Keyali (Jessica Szohr) returning from shore leave as the crew receive a strange signal from the planet named ...
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The Orville Season 3 Ep. 4: Gently Falling Rain

The episode opens on the Krill home world where Teleya (Michaela McManus) is back and is making political moves to become Supreme Chancellor. She riles ...
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The Other Lamb (2020)

The Other Lamb comes from Polish director Malgorzata Szumowska from a screenplay by C.S. McMullen and allows the viewer into the world of religious cults. As ...
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The Owners (2020)

The opening of Julius Berg's The Owners shows us the stark contrast of the lush, peaceful, countryside and the polluted, mechanical, noise of the city ...
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The Platform (2019)

If you ever needed a satirical metaphor about the world and how we all treat each other then look no further than Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia's The ...
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The Post (2017)

You might think that shaping a drama around "a newspaper that didn’t break the story” would be an odd sell. And yet, there it is: ...
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The Predator (2018)

As any self respecting film nerd I hold the original Predator in the highest esteem. It was a revolutionary film, and to this day is ...
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The Room (2020)

The Room is a psychological thriller by Director Christian Volckman. It follows couple Kate and Matt, who after moving into their new home, find a ...
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The Speed of Time (2020)

Tongue-in-cheek time travel tomfoolery is a plenty in William J. Stribling's The Speed of Time. Furious fast lazer shootouts open the fray and gets our ...
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I grew up with Spring Heeled Jack, not literally of course being as the first claimed sighting of Spring-heeled Jack was in 1837, but to ...
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The Suicide Squad (2021)

James Gunn's soft reboot of The Suicide Squad has finally arrived and let's be honest it wasn't hard to beat the initial version (be it ...
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Written, directed by, and starring Christopher Soren Kelly, The Tangle brings its audience into a futuristic world controlled by AI where people spend their time ...
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Chris McKay's The Tomorrow War delivers an interesting concept with regards to time travel movies. As the movie begins it is December 2022 and we ...
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Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy is an adaptation of My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá’s Eisner-winning comic series of the same name and episode ...
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Season 3 kicks off with The Umbrella Academy meeting the Sparrow Academy as it looks like our heroes have arrived in an alternative/parallel future following ...
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Coming from Andrzej Sapkowski’s highly successful novels (and a whole host of video games), The Witcher was developed for television by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich. Having ...
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It has been twenty-eight years since The X-Files first graced our screens and now with all the episodes hitting Disney+ I figured it might be ...
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‘Them’ is a 2016 horror short by ‘Vulpinos Film’. Directed and co produced by Charles Bolprand and staring Claudia Rivarelli. The short has little in ...
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Thor: Lover and Thunder (2022)

Directed by Taika Waititi, Thor: Lover and Thunder was eagerly anticipated by MCU fans who longed for some long term progression in the overarching MCU ...
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Two childhood best friends reunite as an unlikely crime-fighting superhero duo when one invents a formula that gives ordinary people superpowers. On a streaming service ...
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When I found out a new time travel show was coming out I was part excited and part scared. With all the shows like Doctor ...
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A twisted synthesis of perplexity, To Your Last Death is Archer meets Saw meets Timecrimes. As far as animated movies go it is safe to ...
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With some films, no matter how obvious it is, those involved will go to great pains to disavow any influences. In Triggered they actually have ...
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Before we go any further let us just remember that this is a children's movie aimed at children for children, a few references for the ...
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It’s happened again! It’s been a long night here at Cult Faction. After much hype Twin Peaks returned and... It was everything a Twin Peaks ...
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Ugly Sweater Party tells the story of Cliff and Jodie, two best friends who go to a Christmas party at a Bible camp in the ...
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Under the Flowers – Circle of Hell Ep: 1- Ring around the Rosie The dream like visual of this 5 minute short almost have a ...
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The 1980’s produced so much great fantasy based horror; don’t get me wrong there was a lot of crap too, but much of what was ...
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US is the new horror/thriller film from Director Jordan Peele, director of the smash hit 2017 movie Get Out. The film sees a family have ...
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Vagrant Queen Ep. 1: A Royal Ass-Kicking

This first thing I thought about Vagrant Queen as the show started was "they cancelled Dark Matter for this?" It seems this tale of Elida ...
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Venom (2018)

Knock knock let the devil in. These are lyrics from the accompanying Eminem song for Venom. Unfortunately it seems Marvel took this literally when they ...
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Directed by Andy Serkis, Venom: Let There Be Carnage is a huge step up from 2018's Venom. Tom Hardy is back as Eddie Brock (and ...
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Directed by Joe Begos, VFW  is a throwback siege movie in every sense of the word. This is a movie that is made for true film ...
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Vivarium comes from the minds of director Lorcan Finnegan and writer Garret Shanley. It has been developed from their previous 2012 short film Foxes. Vivarium ...
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So Marvel's What If...? has finally arrived. The idea behind it being that following the creation of the multiverse in Loki's first season finale, we now get to ...
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Before Spider-Man, before the Fantastic Four, before even Captain America, Marvel was creating superheroes. Sure, the publisher went by Timely rather than Marvel, but it ...
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