CULT CORNER: Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)

CULT CORNER: Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)

The greatest superhero cartoon of all time gets a movie makeover in Mask of the Phantasm. Is it, as some critics say, the best Batman film? 

GAMING GREATS: Super Mario 64 (1996)

GAMING GREATS: Super Mario 64 (1996)

Walter gets to grips with Super Mario’s classic debut on the Nintendo 64. 

CULT CORNER: Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

CULT CORNER: Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

Dylan goes back in time to revisit the Next Generation’s best movie on its twentieth anniversary.

Look, Up in the Sky: Revisiting Superman (1941)

Look, Up in the Sky: Revisiting Superman (1941)

With Superman set to return our screens next month, we take a look at the Man of Steel’s first cinematic exploits in these legendary Fleischer shorts. 

CULT CORNER: Christine (1983)

CULT CORNER: Christine (1983)

John Carpenter makes the most of one of the lesser Stephen King titles in this killer car opus.


Movie Squabbles

The Dark Side and the Light: Revisiting The Force Awakens

The Dark Side and the Light: Revisiting The Force Awakens

Well, it’s been out for a while now. Does Episode VII still cut it? Rod gives us a detailed analysis. 

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Gaming Squabbles

GAMING GREATS: Metroid (1986)

GAMING GREATS: Metroid (1986)

Walter picks up a true Nintendo classic. Remember your first time with Samus Aran?

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TV Squabbles

TV GEMS: Columbo (1971-2003)

TV GEMS: Columbo (1971-2003)

Peter Falk dons a dirty mack to become one of TV’s greatest detectives. Cal gives his cases another look. 

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Best of the Rest

A Tale of Two Captains – Revisiting Star Trek: Generations

A Tale of Two Captains – Revisiting Star Trek: Generations

Kirk and co. may be back on the big screen, but how about a visit to the next generation? 

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SquabbleCast #15: “Fine Carpentry”

SquabbleCast #15: “Fine Carpentry”

Ross Hadlington, film buff, joins Dave for a trawl through the cinematic catalogue of the legendary John Carpenter. 

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Outtakes from SquabbleCast #14: “Force Awakening”

Outtakes from SquabbleCast #14: “Force Awakening”

Before we unloaded on Doctor Who… we rambled. We rambled a lot. Here are some excised takes in which we digress on The Force Awakens.

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SquabbleCast #14: “RETARDIS”

SquabbleCast #14: “RETARDIS”

Ash rejoins Dave on a recently-inebriated Boxing Day to discuss the world’s longest-running sci-fi television series; Doctor Who. 

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SquabbleCast #13: “Sith Happens”

SquabbleCast #13: “Sith Happens”

Scott rejoins Dave in the SquabbleBox mancave to discuss the most successful “sci-fi” franchise ever: Star Wars. You may have heard of it. 

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SquabbleCast #12: “Amazing Fantasy”

SquabbleCast #12: “Amazing Fantasy”

Tolkien fan Oscar Stainton joins Dave for a mystical journey through the best of fantasy cinema, including such favourites as Conan, Legend and The Lord of the Rings. What’s a sci-fi nerd to do?

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CULT CORNER: Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)

CULT CORNER: Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)

The greatest superhero cartoon of all time gets a movie makeover in Mask of the Phantasm. Is it, as some critics say, the best Batman film? 

read more

GAMING GREATS: Super Mario 64 (1996)

GAMING GREATS: Super Mario 64 (1996)

Walter gets to grips with Super Mario’s classic debut on the Nintendo 64. 

read more

CULT CORNER: Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

CULT CORNER: Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

Dylan goes back in time to revisit the Next Generation’s best movie on its twentieth anniversary.

read more

Look, Up in the Sky: Revisiting Superman (1941)

Look, Up in the Sky: Revisiting Superman (1941)

With Superman set to return our screens next month, we take a look at the Man of Steel’s first cinematic exploits in these legendary Fleischer shorts. 

read more

CULT CORNER: Christine (1983)

CULT CORNER: Christine (1983)

John Carpenter makes the most of one of the lesser Stephen King titles in this killer car opus.

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SEQUELISED: Escape from L.A. (1996)

SEQUELISED: Escape from L.A. (1996)

Snake is back in John Carpenter’s maligned follow-up to his own cult hit. Is it unjustly panned? 

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GAMING GREATS: Metroid (1986)

GAMING GREATS: Metroid (1986)

Walter picks up a true Nintendo classic. Remember your first time with Samus Aran?

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THE COMIC COMPENDIUM: Spider-Men (2012)

THE COMIC COMPENDIUM: Spider-Men (2012)

Peter Parker joins forces with fellow Spider-Man Miles Morales in this memorable limited series from Brian Michael Bendis. 

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LICENSE TO THRILL?: Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Conspiracy (2008)

LICENSE TO THRILL?: Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Conspiracy (2008)

He doesn’t look much like Matt Damon. Thomas battles amnesia and assassins in this Bourne spin-off. 

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A Tale of Two Captains – Revisiting Star Trek: Generations

A Tale of Two Captains – Revisiting Star Trek: Generations

Kirk and co. may be back on the big screen, but how about a visit to the next generation? 

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