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Archive for August, 2005

By Eddie Robson on 30 August 2005 Comments Off

I also considered calling this article ‘Don’t Fear the Repeater’, so consider yourselves lucky.

By Eddie Robson on 24 August 2005 Comments Off

As ‘Extras’ comes to the end of its BBC2 run, Ricky Gervais looks like a smarter operator than ever…

By Mark Clapham on 23 August 2005 Comments Off

ABC titles without Alan Moore have been problematic…

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By Eddie Robson on 23 August 2005 Comments Off

Eddie Robson was born in York in December 1978; this makes him the youngest of the Shiny Shelf founders and the others despise him for it. He was raised in both York and Buckinghamshire, attended the University of Sheffield, and completed an MA in Creative and Life Writing at Goldsmiths College, University of London, in [...]

By Eddie Robson on 20 August 2005 Comments Off

With E4 now available on Freeview, it could do to be a little more than just a place to see the latest American shows marginally before they come on Channel 4…

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By Jim Smith on 20 August 2005 Comments Off

Peter Milligan wrote both the best, most consistent ongoing series DC Vertigo ever produced and one of the twin pillars, with Morrison’s ‘New X-Men’, of the most remarkable aspect of the Marvel revival.

By Stephen Lavington on 18 August 2005 Comments Off

In a rare example of a high-profile series living up to its hype, ‘Lost’ made a triumphant showing in its debut week, boasting viewing figures of 6.1million…

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By Mark Clapham on 17 August 2005 Comments Off

Two shelf-bending, wallet breaking hardbacks for the discerning comics fan: ‘Invincible Ultimate Collection 1′ and ‘Top 10: The Forty-Niners’…

By Jim Smith on 17 August 2005 Comments Off

The Pulse #10, Spider-Man: House of M, and The Incredible Hulk #83-85.

By Mark Clapham on 14 August 2005 Comments Off

If you missed Channel Four’s recent drama ‘Sugar Rush’, here’s a few reasons why it’s worth catching on DVD…

By Eddie Robson on 13 August 2005 Comments Off

A recent story claiming that British films were doing very well, and partly attributed this to the success of the latest Harry Potter film. Would this be the same Harry Potter film made by the long-established Hollywood studio Warner Bros.?

By Mark Clapham on 06 August 2005 Comments Off

100% spoiler free: this is the only thing newcomers should read about ‘Lost’ in advance of Wednesday’s Channel Four premiere…

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