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Archive for October, 2002

By Eddie Robson on 26 October 2002 Comments Off

Panic Room is in many ways the opposite of director David Fincher’s previous effort, Fight Club…

By Mark Clapham on 23 October 2002 Comments Off

In the space of a fortnight we’ve seen two signature writers return to the franchises that made their names: Simon Furman on Transformers: The War Within, and Larry Hama on GI Joe: Frontline. The results are strikingly different…


By Stephen Lavington on 20 October 2002 Comments Off

As a committed Bond fan I’ve been treating this film with a fair amount of trepidation; a Vin Diesel secret agent vehicle rumored to have been based on material collected for a long dormant rival Bond movie?

By Mags L Halliday on 18 October 2002 Comments Off

Somewhere, there’s a checklist of what all period TV drama must contain. Tipping the Velvet checks all the boxes and then some…


By Mark Clapham on 16 October 2002 Comments Off

There’s a cliche about blockbusters, that they’re essentially adolescent, kids’ stuff. In the case of xXx, it’d be hard to argue otherwise…

By Stephen Lavington on 16 October 2002 Comments Off

At the London Science Museum they’ve somehow they have put together a show that appeals to die-hard fans (like, er, me) without alienating more well-balanced individuals or families.

By Mark Clapham on 13 October 2002 Comments Off

Sorbo and co are back, with former Twin Peaks writer Bob Engels on board as the new creative force behind the show…

By Eddie Robson on 07 October 2002 Comments Off

Er… is this book supposed to be making sense yet? I sincerely hope not, because if it is then I’m being slow on the uptake.

By Mark Clapham on 07 October 2002 Comments Off

I’d rather Jack…

By Eddie Robson on 06 October 2002 Comments Off

I must admit that I was a bit sceptical about this initially, because it seemed to me that it might be just another teen coming-of-age flick…

By Mark Clapham on 03 October 2002 Comments Off

Don’t get me wrong, Roswell is a good show, but it’s not hard to see why it’s been cancelled at last…