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Funko Pops! in fun places

I make no secret of the fact I like Funko Pop! figures and it is fair to say I have quite a number of them in my toy collection.  *Cough* And that’s putting it mildly. And because I have quite a number of Funko Pop! figures, I thought it might be a little bit of…

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Rewatching Cyber City Oedo 808

In the mid ‘90s, Cyber City Oedo 808 aired in the UK. The short-lived anime appeared on Channel 4 (during the early hours of the morning) and with its colourful characters, stunning animation, and flagrant use of bad language, it blew my tiny little mind. I’ll be completely honest, when I first watched this OVA (original video…

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Remembering X-Men Series II trading cards by SkyBox

During the early ‘90s, Marvel Comics and SkyBox International joined forces to produce a collection of trading cards featuring iconic Marvel characters. One of these collections (which I absolutely adored) was X-Men: Series II – a 113-card collection featuring a mix of stunning artwork and character bios.  Overseen by creative director Bob Budiansky, with design work by…

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Whatever happened to Live & Kicking?

If you grew up in the UK during the 1990s, then you almost certainly watched Live & Kicking. The Saturday morning kids’ show, which ran throughout most of the decade, was hugely popular, becoming a ratings winner for the BBC! Yet as the show headed into the ‘00s, things changed and Live & Kicking went from the sweet…

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How many Skyline films are there?

In 2010, Skyline beamed its way into cinemas. The alien disaster movie, set in Los Angeles, was not a huge critical hit (and that’s putting it mildly) but it was successful enough at the box office to lead to sequels. But how many Skyline movies are there? — The Skyline movies in order To date, there are three Skyline movies. The Skyline movies are as…

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