AGAINST THE GRAIN: Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

AGAINST THE GRAIN: Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

John gets down with his childhood self to stick up for a much-maligned festive “classic.”

REVIEW: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

REVIEW: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

Peter Jackson bids farewell to Middle-earth with his sixth outing. Is it a triumph? Oscar gives us his verdict. 

CINEMA CLASSICS: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

CINEMA CLASSICS: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

Is it still, um, wonderful? Dylan argues whether Frank Capra’s holiday favourite deserves to be called a classic. 

TV GEMS: Spaced (1999-2001)

TV GEMS: Spaced (1999-2001)

We return to the start of Edgar Wright’s collaborations with Pegg and Frost for one of the greatest sitcoms of all time. 

LICENSE TO THRILL?: The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Pumpkin King (2005)

LICENSE TO THRILL?: The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Pumpkin King (2005)

The nightmare before The Nightmare Before. Is this gaming tie-in a worthy prequel to the animated Tim Burton classic?


Movie Squabbles

CINEMA CLASSICS: Die Hard (1988)

CINEMA CLASSICS: Die Hard (1988)

It’s almost Christmas. When are you planning to watch Die Hard?

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Gaming Squabbles

GAMING GREATS: BioShock (2007)

GAMING GREATS: BioShock (2007)

We pay a visit to the underwater city of Rapture in this action-horror masterpiece.

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TV Squabbles

TV GEMS: X-Men (1992-1997)

TV GEMS: X-Men (1992-1997)

Edward tucks into arguably the best screen adventures for the X-Men. 

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Best of the Rest

REVIEW: Nightcrawler (2014)

REVIEW: Nightcrawler (2014)

R.G. catches up with Jake Gyllenhaal’s creepy and nail-bitingly intense star vehicle.

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AGAINST THE GRAIN: Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

AGAINST THE GRAIN: Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

John gets down with his childhood self to stick up for a much-maligned festive “classic.”

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REVIEW: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

Peter Jackson bids farewell to Middle-earth with his sixth outing. Is it a triumph? Oscar gives us his verdict. 

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LICENSE TO THRILL?: The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Pumpkin King (2005)

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The nightmare before The Nightmare Before. Is this gaming tie-in a worthy prequel to the animated Tim Burton classic?

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