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What is a movie review embargo?

In this post I’m offering up a brief guide to movie review embargoes; explaining the reasons behind them and what they can often mean. This is a back-to-basics guide, so if you already know all there is to know about movie review embargoes, feel free to take a look at one of the many other…

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15 best monster movies to watch

How much do you like monster movies? A little bit? A lot? If you like monster movies – and I mean really like monster movies – then you need to watch the BEST monster movies. What are they? Well, I am glad you asked. In this post I serve up 15 of the best monster…

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The nine best episodes of The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk is often cited as one of the best comic-to-TV adaptations ever produced. The show first hit screens in 1977 and introduced the world to the exploits of Marvel Comics’ jolly green giant. Over the course of five seasons, 82 episodes of The Incredible Hulk were produced, charting the story of Dr. David…

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Three movies to watch after Love, Simon

Looking for something to watch? How about Love, Simon? Starring Nick Robinson, the film – based on the book, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda – tells the story of Simon Spier, a high school student looking for love. The movie serves up a beautiful, believable LGBTQ+ story (with shades of a John Hughes picture)…

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The Jetsons is now on Amazon Prime Video

Some good news – especially if you are looking for some fun cartoons from the past to dip into – because The Jetsons is now on Amazon Prime Video! If you are a subscriber to Amazon Prime Video in the UK, you can now watch three seasons of the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon on the streaming…

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The eight best episodes of The Real Ghostbusters

The Real Ghostbusters is one of my all-time favourite ‘toons and I constantly find myself re-watching episodes over and over and over again. And again. But what are the best episodes of The Real Ghostbusters? Below is a list of the eight best episodes of The Real Ghostbusters, taken from the show’s six-year run. The…

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Rear Window: Five simple steps for creating tension

Rear Window (1954) is one of my favourite Hitchcock movies. The film – about a wheelchair-bound photographer who believes he has witnessed a murder – is a superb thriller, which holds the attention from start to finish. Rear Window takes a simple premise, one location and just a handful of characters and over the course of two…

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