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Archive for February, 2006

By Jim Smith on 28 February 2006 Comments Off

Between them these two CDs release into the wild the last episodes of twentieth century ‘Doctor Who’ never made available to the general public in a mass market edition.

By Jim Smith on 27 February 2006 Comments Off

‘The Beginning’ is a handy box set which contains the first thirteen episodes of ‘Doctor Who’ plus two separate versions of the series unbroadcast (indeed judged ‘unboradcastable’) pilot episode and assorted extras.

By Lance Parkin on 27 February 2006 Comments Off

Alan Moore did what almost no British comic creator had done before, and what almost every British comic creator would do from that point, and started working for American comics companies.

By Chrys Hudson Lee on 23 February 2006 Comments Off

It’s strange but encouraging that the script which was intended to be an ‘X-Files’ episode has grown into a beast of a brand successful enough to give Jason and Freddy a run for their money…

By Lance Parkin on 19 February 2006 Comments Off

When the ‘Justice League’ cartoon started a few years ago, it was a good show, but not a great one…

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By Mark Clapham on 18 February 2006 Comments Off

‘Batman Year 100’ and ‘Supermarket’ take us back to the (near) future, and make it cool again…

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By Mark Clapham on 18 February 2006 Comments Off

Weapons Grade Cheese. Do Not Handle Without Proper Protection…

By Mags L Halliday on 12 February 2006 Comments Off

Clearly taking a leaf out of the BBC’s design bible, each ITV channel is now colour coded instead of the school uniform ugly bright blue and yellow of old…

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By Stephen Lavington on 12 February 2006 Comments Off

For a project constructed of little else than pure high concept, ‘24’ has enjoyed a long lifespan…

By Chrys Hudson Lee on 10 February 2006 Comments Off

Hollywood’s remake machine spews out another ‘re-imagining’ of a landmark horror tale, this time John Carpenter’s seminal ghost story, surely one of the creepiest films in existence. So why bother?

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By J Clive Matthews on 09 February 2006 Comments Off

With the spread of broadband internet access, music and video piracy boomed.

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By Mark Clapham on 07 February 2006 Comments Off

A comic that’s authentically best of British.

(Printed in Canada.)

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By Mark Clapham on 04 February 2006 Comments Off

A true story, swear to God…

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By Eddie Robson on 04 February 2006 Comments Off

It’s a peculiar state of affairs when the most noteworthy thing about a new Channel 4 comedy is considered to be that it takes place largely on one set and is performed in front of a studio audience…