Warning: Contains Spoilers! Of all the series that have made it big in the era of streaming, none has been so suited to the new medium as the Disney+ series WandaVision. Although they may appear outwardly similar, network TV and … Continue reading WandaVision Review
Warning: Contains Minor Spoilers We are used to superhero movies being BIG. The action is BIG, the army of bad guys our heroes face off against is BIG and the amount of collateral damage caused in their inevitable CGI punch-up … Continue reading The New Mutants – DVD / Blu-Ray Review
In the mid-1970s, following the box office success of Steven Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind, there was a short resurgence of public interest in Unidentified Flying Objects, more commonly known as UFOs. Not since their 1950s heyday had … Continue reading Pyramid Power: Marvel’s UFO Connection!
In the late 70s, Marvel Comics were desperate to get their hands on Star Trek. They’d been after the rights to the series, which had been long-since cancelled but enjoyed a massive cult following in syndication, for a number of … Continue reading Where Some-one Has Gone Before: Seeker 3000
Throughout my entire childhood, my family always had a summer holiday. We didn’t have a lot of money and the very thought of a foreign holiday was… well, foreign to us, but we always had at least one annual foray … Continue reading Channel 33⅓ – The Children’s Comic TV Station
Marvel Comics almost passed on Star Wars. They had history with adapting big sci-fi movies, having adapted both 2001: A Space Odyssey and Logan’s Run, but neither title ran for more than 12 months and both are now better remembered … Continue reading Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years – Volumes 1 & 2
There’s a popular myth in Hollywood – in fact, in all media– that ‘dark’ equals ‘deep’. If you want to be taken seriously in the movie business, to be considered ‘grown up’, then you have to make your product as … Continue reading Beware of Darkness: The Curse of Hollywood Noir