If the original Robocop was MS-DOS, then Robocop 2014 is the App Store. This will be a good or a bad thing depending on your tastes and how nostalgic you’re feeling.
The newer version does still have a satirical edge, but it’s somehow managed to become downplayed by making it more explicit. Rather than showing [...]
RM Guera Draws Dredd
The artist on the critically-acclaimed Scalped crime series for Vertigo, RM Guera, comes to the Judge Dredd Megazine next week with a one-short Judge Dredd story written by Rob Williams (Cla$$war, Daken).
The Man Comes Around sees Guera bring his trademark gritty European style to Mega-City One as Judge Dredd investigates a series of explosive suicides. Williams also uses the [...]
I’m Phil, and I hope I can add something to this magazine. This thread is a re-working/expansion of a post on my facebook page, which caught the eye of the boss. (Thanks Boss).
I hope you all had a good Christmas and hope you all have a great New Year. On Christmas day I had family [...]
STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Seasons 1-5 Collectors Edition
So we get to the end of the run for the superb Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series. Following Disney’s takeover of the Lucas Empire, it seemed unlikely that heads wouldn’t roll, and so it was for The Clone Wars. Did this decision make sense…not really. [...]
Nosferatu Remastered Halloween 2013Nosferatu is a movie with a past. It was almost entirely destroyed by Bram Stoker’s widow due to the blatant plagiarism from Dracula presented in the movie (in which, basically, the names were changed, and that was it). Various versions have been found over the years, leading to this latest, restored version.
And it’s [...]
In celebration of the 40th AnniversaryTHE WICKER MAN:The Final CutFirst-ever full 2k RestorationBack in cinemas 27th SeptemberFirst time on Blu-ray 14th October
This new version of The Wicker Man only makes slight changes. However, it’s the most complete version of the film that exists currently, and if you’ve only ever seen the original theatrical release (the [...]
Evil Dead Blu Ray Cover
Five young people go to a cabin in the middle of the countryside. Once there, things start to get weird. Once they discover a book bound in human flesh, things become worse. Lethally so.
The Evil Dead series has always over-delivered. The big question going into the 2013 version is whether it’ll [...]
From Up On Poppy Hill
A new film from Studio Ghibli is always an exciting prospect, but this one came with, for me, a certain degree of hesitancy. A post-Korean War slice of reality directed by Goro Miyazaki…could Ghibli deliver their usual magic in a non-fantastical setting, and could Goro-san improve from the utter disappointment that [...]
Doctor Who and the Planet of the Daleks Classic NovelWritten by Terrance Dicks
Read by Mark Gatiss
Published by AudioGo
There are many treats for Doctor Who fans in this 50th year, but few can fit so neatly in a plastic jewel case. Take Jon Pertwee’s iconic Third Doctor, his arch enemies the Daleks, legendary Who writer Terrance [...]
Blake’s 7: Lucifer By Paul DarrowPublished by Big Finish
There can be few fans of the original TV adventures of Blake’s 7 who haven’t speculated about events beyond the end of Season 4. With Vila, Dayna, Tarrant and Soolin shot dead and Blake’s body at his feet, Avon smiles at the surrounding Federation troops and raises [...]