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By Mark Clapham on 26 March 2012 Comments Off

What if James Bond was a self-involved jerk?

OK, forget that: what if James Bond was an even bigger self-involved jerk than he is already?

By Mags L Halliday on 08 December 2010 Comments Off

The fundamental story-telling problem with the ‘Star Wars: the Clone Wars’ is that the end is already locked down. It has to end with the characters in place for ‘Revenge of the Sith’.

By Mark Clapham on 21 October 2010 Comments Off

‘Under the Red Hood’ manages the surprising feat of taking a comic book story mired in sprawling continuity and turning it into a highly enjoyable, accessible action thriller.

By Mark Clapham on 13 October 2010 Comments Off

The formula of Seth MacFarlane’s animated series is straightforward: there‚Äôs a family, and the dad also has a set of drinking buddies.

By Julio Angel Ortiz on 15 July 2010 1 COMMENT

‘Toy Story 3′ is, at its core, a somewhat solemn tale wrapped up in Pixar’s usual computer animation finesse and an above-average script.

By Mags L Halliday on 01 June 2010 Comments Off

‘The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya’ is one of the best anime series to get an English language release, and the first series has just been re-released as a single Anime Legends box set.

By Mark Clapham on 22 April 2010 1 COMMENT

The latest animated incarnation of Batman has been running in the States for a while and is, I believe, shown in the UK at an hour in the morning that I refuse to acknowledge the existence of. Thankfully, it’s being very slowly released on DVD, four episodes at a time.
With ‘The Dark Knight’ providing a [...]

By Mark Clapham on 03 February 2009 Comments Off

100% Milla free.

By Mark Clapham on 12 July 2008 Comments Off

A review of this week’s ‘Batman: Gotham Knight’, and a bit about ‘New Frontier’ and ‘Superman: Doomsday’ while we’re at it…