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Hangover with a vengeance?

Hangover with a vengeance?

At the time of writing, The Hangover Part II has made almost $200 million worldwide. The recycled comedy sequel has been a hit despite a largely hostile critical reception, and that means one thing: Another drunken adventure is on the way. Craig Mazin, who wrote Part II with Director Todd Phillips, has already been hired by Warner Bros. to pen […]

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Will DiCaprio and Elba join Django Unchained?

Will DiCaprio and Elba join Django Unchained?

Leonardo DiCaprio sure knows how to pick his projects. To date, the man has worked with Martin Scorsese, Christopher Nolan, Ridley Scott and James Cameron. He may be about to add Quentin Tarantino to that impressive list. Leo is being rumoured to play villainous slave owner Calvin Candie in the director’s spaghetti western pastiche Django Unchained. A villain? Well, he’s […]

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Weezer take on “Paranoid Android”

Weezer take on “Paranoid Android”

Covering Radiohead is not an easy task. Many have tried and failed miserably (although I’m fond of Streetlight Manifesto’s take on “Just”). So, I give Weezer full credit for their efforts, and this recording of OK Computer‘s “Paranoid Android” is a worthy rendition. I don’t think the American indie rockers have been this energised in a long time, and while […]

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THE EDITORIAL: 10 Years of Wittertainment – A Trip to the Phoenix

THE EDITORIAL: 10 Years of Wittertainment – A Trip to the Phoenix

The Phoenix in East Finchley, London, is the oldest operating cinema in Britain. Built in 1910, it is a reminder of a time before multiplexes and blockbusters redefined the film-going experience. The interior maintains an art deco motif, and the same vaulted ceiling still looms over the audience 101 years later. Independently owned, profits from screenings are used to keep […]

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MUSIC ROUND-UP: Arctic Monkeys, Frank Turner, a Led Zeppelin cover by Reznor & Karen O, Pink Floyd, Bob Dylan

MUSIC ROUND-UP: Arctic Monkeys, Frank Turner, a Led Zeppelin cover by Reznor & Karen O, Pink Floyd, Bob Dylan

Could someone explain to me why the Arctic Monkeys are still a big deal? Don’t get me wrong, they are one of the better mainstream rock acts in Britain at the moment, but I can’t be the only person to express disappointment over the band’s creative direction since their much-lauded debut. Whatever People Say I Am… is a masterpiece. So […]

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THE HERALD OF GALACTUS #2: Marvel’s Ultimates, Flashpoint controversey, the Governator, X-Men: First Class

THE HERALD OF GALACTUS #2: Marvel’s Ultimates, Flashpoint controversey, the Governator, X-Men: First Class

DC Comics look like they are going down the same route as Marvel this September, when they reboot their whole line back to issue one. Marvel recently announced the complete overhaul of their Ultimates universe for the second time. They are streamlining these titles down to four: Ultimate Spider-Man, Ultimate X-Men, The Ultimates and Ultimate Hawkeye (yeah, the last one […]

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MOVIE ROUND-UP: The Avengers, Seth Rogen in 50/50, Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, Total Recall, Django Unchained

MOVIE ROUND-UP: The Avengers, Seth Rogen in 50/50, Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, Total Recall, Django Unchained

Spoilers beware! A villain for Marvel’s superhero team-up has been revealed. Or, to be more precise, heavily speculated. It is well-known that Thor‘s Loki will be the central antagonist (likely using the Cosmic Cube to bring forth alien race the Skrulls). But Latino Review are saying that the Avengers will also do battle with Thanos, the “Mad Titan”, who uses […]

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George Lucas is too cheap to make that Star Wars TV show

George Lucas is too cheap to make that Star Wars TV show

Do you want, or need, more adventures in a galaxy far, far away? The prequels have had their fair share of put-downs, and it’s reached the point where making jokes at their expense is somewhat futile. They were rotten. What’s done is done. With the Blu-Rays on the horizon, a potential cinema re-release on the cards (in 3D, no less), […]

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Trailer Trash #2: Killer Condom (1996)

Trailer Trash #2: Killer Condom (1996)

God bless Troma. Only they would have the balls to distribute a film named Killer Condom. What else do you really need to know? It’s all in the title. There’s condoms…and they kill people. Or as the Trailer Guy puts it, “the rubber that rubs you out!” Before you start laughing uncontrollably, bear in mind that this German production has […]

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REVIEW: Insidious (2010)

REVIEW: Insidious (2010)

Is James Wan’s latest horror film a home run or a home invasion? 

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