AGAINST THE GRAIN: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

AGAINST THE GRAIN: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Richard has a few problems with Steven Spielberg’s kid-friendly classic featuring a homesick alien. Make that questions… lots of questions. 

Down with Digital: Why You Should Support Physical Media

Down with Digital: Why You Should Support Physical Media

Cal tells us why the old ways are the best when it comes to digital studio distribution and “Netflix tax.” Surely not, Australia?

Chasing Spectres: Revisiting Skyfall

Chasing Spectres: Revisiting Skyfall

Richard prepares for Bond’s next adventure with a reprieve of the last. Does Sam Mendes’ first crack at 007 – and his villain – still cut it?

Untamed Ego: Revisiting The Incredible Hulk

Untamed Ego: Revisiting The Incredible Hulk

Was second time the charm for Marvel’s green meanie? Cal doesn’t think so. 

CULT CORNER: Legend (1985)

CULT CORNER: Legend (1985)

Oscar enters another world with Ridley Scott’s old school fantasy. Is it a misunderstood classic?


Movie Squabbles

10 Movies Worthy of a Remake

10 Movies Worthy of a Remake

Oscar chooses ten flicks that really deserve another chance. 

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Gaming Squabbles

GAMING GREATS: Metroid II: Return of Samus (1991)

GAMING GREATS: Metroid II: Return of Samus (1991)

Samus returns in this classic sequel for the Game Boy. Walt gives it another play. 

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TV Squabbles

TV GEMS: Masters of Horror (2005-)

TV GEMS: Masters of Horror (2005-)

Our Doctor of Schlock, John, takes a stab at this esteemed series every horror fan should see. 

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Best of the Rest

Just a Man in a Can?: Revisiting Iron Man

Just a Man in a Can?: Revisiting Iron Man

With Avengers arriving in UK cinemas at the end of the month, Dylan sends us back to the start of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Mr. Stark’s debut. 

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Recent Posts

VIDEO: A Tribute to Firefly

VIDEO: A Tribute to Firefly

Ashley Knowles pays goramn tribute to the greatest Space Western ever made. Sorry, Cowboy Bebop. 

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VIDEO: A Tribute to Matt Smith’s Raggedy Doctor

VIDEO: A Tribute to Matt Smith’s Raggedy Doctor

Ashley Knowles pays tribute to the man all about a fez, fish fingers with custard, jammy dodgers and, of course, bowties.

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SquabbleCast #7: “Penis Head vs. Pussy Face”

SquabbleCast #7: “Penis Head vs. Pussy Face”

RAF’s finest Ashley Knowles joins Dave for an exhaustive chat all about the Alien and Predator franchises, from their humble beginnings to their legendary statuses.

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PODCAST: Dylan & Dave Squabble On #5: “Stanley”

PODCAST: Dylan & Dave Squabble On #5: “Stanley”

Chrissy joins Dylan and Dave for a chat about the greatest filmmaking genius of all time, Stanley Kubrick. As if our video on the subject wasn’t enough. 

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VIDEO: Santa’s Top 10 Christmas Movie Crackers

VIDEO: Santa’s Top 10 Christmas Movie Crackers

Liam and John pick their favourite festive films with a little help from Santa and Dr. Schlock.

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VIDEO: Dr. Kubrick, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love Eyes Wide Shut

VIDEO: Dr. Kubrick, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love Eyes Wide Shut

Walking Kubrickian textbook Michael “Jimmy the Fool” Hunter is our host for a visual tour through the greatest filmography in cinema history.

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PODCAST: Dylan & Dave Squabble On #4: “Summer Movies 2014″

PODCAST: Dylan & Dave Squabble On #4: “Summer Movies 2014″

Dylan returns to deepest darkest Birmingham to discuss the summer movie season with Dave, including The Winter Soldier, Days of Future Past, Dawn of the Apes, Spider-Man, Edge of Tomorrow, and Godzilla.

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AGAINST THE GRAIN: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

AGAINST THE GRAIN: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Richard has a few problems with Steven Spielberg’s kid-friendly classic featuring a homesick alien. Make that questions… lots of questions. 

read more

Down with Digital: Why You Should Support Physical Media

Down with Digital: Why You Should Support Physical Media

Cal tells us why the old ways are the best when it comes to digital studio distribution and “Netflix tax.” Surely not, Australia?

read more

Chasing Spectres: Revisiting Skyfall

Chasing Spectres: Revisiting Skyfall

Richard prepares for Bond’s next adventure with a reprieve of the last. Does Sam Mendes’ first crack at 007 – and his villain – still cut it?

read more

Untamed Ego: Revisiting The Incredible Hulk

Untamed Ego: Revisiting The Incredible Hulk

Was second time the charm for Marvel’s green meanie? Cal doesn’t think so. 

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CULT CORNER: Legend (1985)

CULT CORNER: Legend (1985)

Oscar enters another world with Ridley Scott’s old school fantasy. Is it a misunderstood classic?

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PODCAST: The Great Italian Cinema Coaster

PODCAST: The Great Italian Cinema Coaster

Dylan and Gethin finally reunite after their jaunt to North and South Korea for a country with finer exports. What does Italian cinema mean today? 

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SEQUELISED: Iron Man 2 (2010)

SEQUELISED: Iron Man 2 (2010)

The pitfalls of being a superhero are dissected in Jon Favreau’s divisive sequel. 

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Just a Man in a Can?: Revisiting Iron Man

Just a Man in a Can?: Revisiting Iron Man

With Avengers arriving in UK cinemas at the end of the month, Dylan sends us back to the start of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Mr. Stark’s debut. 

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REVIEW: Furious 7 (2015)

REVIEW: Furious 7 (2015)

Cal puts the pedal to the metal for the last Fast outing with Paul Walker, but does director James Wan keep the formula fresh? 

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We All Go a Little Mad Sometimes: Revisiting Psycho II

We All Go a Little Mad Sometimes: Revisiting Psycho II

The good Doctor sticks up for one of the best horror sequels there is. Hello, Norman. 

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