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  • Happy Death Day 2U [2019] (a film review by Frank Ochieng)
    by FrankOchieng on February 16, 2019 at 7:10 pm

    Due to the unexpected success of the original 2017’s ‘Happy Death Day’ outing the cheekily fun and frolicking fright farce was tasty frosting on the cutthroat cake. Crafty, creepy and oddly clever director Christopher Landon’s menacing romp was refreshingly twisted in its off-kilter skin. In fast forwarding to 2019’s sequel ‘Happy Death Day 2U’, Landon is back at […]

  • Back Issue #67 September 2013 (magazine review).
    by UncleGeoff on February 15, 2019 at 12:59 pm

    I pulled ‘Back Issue # 67 September 2013’ last year for a look at two principle things which you’ll soon spot as you read this review. Anything else was purely a bonus. The theme of this ‘Back Issue’ is alternative realities with characters outside of their usual timelines. This also includes time travellers who also […]

  • Doom Patrol (big fat trailer).
    by ColonelFrog on February 15, 2019 at 7:25 am

    Doom Patrol brings to the TV screen Robotman aka Cliff Steele (BRENDAN FRASER), Negative Man aka Larry Trainor (MATT BOMER), Elasti-Woman aka Rita Farr (APRIL BOWLBY) and Crazy Jane (DIANE GUERRERO), led by mad scientist Niles Caulder aka The Chief (TIMOTHY DALTON). Each member of the Doom Patrol suffered a horrible accident that gave them […]

  • Horror Express (1972) (Blu-ray film review).
    by UncleGeoff on February 14, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    Get your tickets ready to be clipped. Bribery is just about allowable if you find the right person. You’re going to take an adventure on the Trans-Siberian Express. Red eyes are optional. Fangoria editor Chris Alexander explains in his introduction why the ‘Horror Express’ means so much to him. He reminds us that this is […]

  • Capturing The Universe by Rhodri Evans (book review).
    by UncleGeoff on February 14, 2019 at 12:59 pm

    Now here is a book you want to dally over, Rhodri Evans’ book, ‘Capturing The Universe’, collects together photographs of all the planets, before exploring the Milky Way and what lies beyond, the universe at large. Actually, it’s bigger than large and you can well believe that there are as many stars as grains of […]

  • Noro (sci-fi thriller: short movie).
    by ColonelFrog on February 14, 2019 at 12:34 pm

    Here’s an interesting-looking science fiction thriller short, Noro, about a woman failing to move on after losing a child. However, an meeting with a stranger causes her to question the reality of her world, and she soon learns the stranger actually knows more about her son than she could imagine possible. So, what the heck’s going […]

  • Stargate actor Carmen Argenziano passes away.
    by ColonelFrog on February 14, 2019 at 12:17 pm

    Stargate SG-1 actor Carmen Argenziano has sadly passed away at the age of 75. Carmen played Jacob Carter in the TV series. He appeared in more movies and TV series than it’s almost possible to name, but film highlights include The Godfather, and as well as Stargate, his TV series included The Bionic Woman, Knight […]

  • Yesterday (trailer: alternative reality comedy).
    by ColonelFrog on February 14, 2019 at 11:59 am

    In the alternative reality comedy movie Yesterday, a failing musician Jack Malik (played by actor Himesh Patel) loses a few teeth while falling over during a worldwide power cut caused by a particle accelerator accident. He realises a few days later that he’s shifted into a parallel reality identical to our current Earth except for […]

  • Frozen 2 (animated movie: trailer).
    by ColonelFrog on February 14, 2019 at 11:43 am

    Frozen 2 is coming out. Oh, joy! Princess Elsa, Princess Anna, snowman Olaf and Kristoff are back for a second outing. This film will come out just in time for Xmas on November 22nd 2019.  […]

  • The Manual (scifi short movie).
    by ColonelFrog on February 14, 2019 at 11:36 am

    Here’s an interesting short science fiction movie called The Manual, set In the distant future, where James is – maybe – the last human on Earth. He is raised and protected by a humanoid robot, the Machine, who brings him up on a strange composite religion described in a handheld device called The Manual. The […]