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Archive for March, 2004

By Eddie Robson on 30 March 2004 Comments Off

‘The O.C.’ is perfectly timed in more ways than one…

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By Mark Clapham on 27 March 2004 Comments Off

‘Amores Perros’ is three interlinked stories where the relationship between people and dogs act as a metaphor for their relationships with other humans…

By Mark Clapham on 22 March 2004 Comments Off

How fast it all goes wrong…

By Eddie Robson on 18 March 2004 Comments Off

A glance at the BBC’s list of the nation’s favourite sitcoms demonstrates that Channel 4 has struggled to produce a genuinely enduring comedy…

By Jim Smith on 18 March 2004 Comments Off

‘Starsky and Hutch’ is an exceptionally stupid film. It is also, in reality, more of a sequel to previous Wilson/Stiller projects such as ‘Zoolander’ than an attempt to re-interpret the 70s cop show for a contemporary audience.

By Stephen Lavington on 15 March 2004 Comments Off

A long time ago Empire Magazine published a box-out examining the magic formula of producers Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer.

By Stephen Lavington on 15 March 2004 Comments Off

Titan Books have given a new lease of life to 007’s most neglected adventures: those serialised in cartoon form in the Daily Express and Daily Star newspapers from 1958 to 1981.

By Eddie Robson on 14 March 2004 Comments Off

This book has had a bit of good press, so let me now redress the balance: I’ve given it three issues to impress me and, well, do I look impressed?

By Mark Clapham on 09 March 2004 Comments Off

Yep, it’s this title again… already. What can we say? DC are throwing talent at this book, with interesting results…

By Mark Clapham on 08 March 2004 Comments Off

A huge stack of Whedon came out on DVD last week. There’s ‘Angel’ season four, a ‘Buffy’ greatest hits, and a selection of character-themed discs…

By Mark Clapham on 01 March 2004 Comments Off

Marvel’s Epic experiment comes to an end with the last issue of John Jackson Miller’s ‘Crimson Dynamo’, a six-issue mini-series that has taken the old ‘Iron Man’ villain in a new direction…