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90 from the ‘90s #87: Blast (1997)

Welcome to 90 from the ‘90s; the movie-related post in which I watch, discuss and debate a film from the 1990s – a film that I’ve NEVER SEEN. Today’s entry is… Blast (1997) I know what you’re thinking. What the heck is Blast? To be honest, I have no idea. This movie wasn’t on my…

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Yeah, about that Sonic movie…

Remember the beginning of the month, when Paramount Pictures released that GOSH DARN AWFUL trailer for Sonic the Hedgehog? You know the one – the trailer guaranteed to give kids (and big kids) nightmares for weeks? Here it is (to jog your memory). Then remember how much everyone hated it and how director Jeff Fowler…

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Dungeons & Dragons cartoon becomes awesome commercial

Stop what you are doing and prepare yourself for an instant shot of nostalgia. Renault Brasil has just unveiled a television commercial for its new KWID Outsider. A television commercial featuring characters from the 1980s animated show, Dungeons & Dragons! The live-action short includes all the classic characters, from the Dungeon Master and Venger, to…

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Watch: Picard trailer

CBS All Access and Amazon Prime have released the first official trailer for forthcoming Star Trek series, Picard. The new show sees Sir Patrick Stewart reprise the role of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, for a new series set to hit screens later this year. In the US and Canada, Picard will air on CBS All Access.…

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Thoughts on Aladdin

Over the past few years, Walt Disney Pictures has been wheeling out a series of live-action adaptations of its ‘Classics’ cartoons. From The Jungle Book (2016) and Cinderella (2015) to Beauty and the Beast (2017) and Dumbo (2019), Disney is cranking out these films at quite a pace, which means sooner or later the studio…

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Watch: Terminator: Dark Fate trailer + poster

The first official trailer and poster for the 6th Terminator movie has been released. Directed by Tim Miller, Terminator: Dark Fate stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis and Gabriel Luna. The film arrives in cinemas November 2019. Here’s the poster… Here’s the trailer…

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It’s official – Hellboy is a huge flop

*Sigh* Remember the Hellboy reboot that came out a few weeks ago? The reboot that I called “really shit”, with a “piss poor script” and “atrocious effects” (read my rant in full for the details). Yeah, well not only was it incredibly bad it’s now officially a huge flop at the box office. After five…

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Revisiting the Police Academy movies

In just under two weeks’ time I will be attending Comic Con Manchester 2019 – a themed convention organised by Monopoly Events. This year’s theme is ’80s and ’90s and includes a number of guests from film and television, including four stars from the Police Academy film series: Steve Guttenberg, Leslie Easterbrook, Marion Ramsey and…

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Watch: His Dark Materials trailer

HBO has released the first official trailer for the first season of His Dark Materials. His Dark Materials is a new original series based on the global bestseller by Philip Pullman. The show stars Dafne Keen, James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Here’s the trailer… His Dark Materials is being produced by New Line…

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A 4K Batman Anthology marathon

Yesterday afternoon I sat down at my local Vue cinema for a Batman movie marathon: Batman ’89, Batman Returns, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin. The Batman Anthology was back on the big screen to celebrate the 80th birthday of the Caped Crusader (as well as the 30th anniversary of Tim Burton’s Batman), and I…

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