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Nintendo Entertainment System cartridge art

They say a picture paints a thousand words – and in this post I am hoping to canvas an entire dictionary. How will I do this? Via a a small selection of images that I am convinced you will love. The images are snapshots Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) game cartridges. Or more specifically, the artwork…

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What is the order to watch the Aurora Teagarden Mystery movies?

In 1990, Charlaine Harris (author of The Southern Vampire novels), published the murder mystery novel, Real Murders. The book was the first in a collection of novels featuring librarian turned sleuth, Aurora Teagarden. As the series developed, Harris continued to publish Aurora Teagarden books throughout the ‘90s, into the ‘00s, and then into the ‘10s. To date, there…

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The box art of Marvel ToyBiz toys

During the 1990s, leading toy manufacturer, ToyBiz produced a seemingly endless array of action figures and playsets based around Marvel Comics characters. The company – a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment – made figures of the most iconic (and most obscure) heroes and villains in the Marvel portfolio, and kids lapped them up. Most of the…

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How many Rugrats films are there?

In 1998, popular animated TV series Rugrats took the leap from the small screen to the big screen, for a feature-length adventure. The movie – about a loveable group of babies – was a hit and led to further films. But how many Rugrats movies are there? — The Rugrats movies in order To date, there are three Rugrats movies. The Rugrats movies are as…

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The first time I watched Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

A couple of days ago, I published a post detailing the first time I watched 1978’s Halloween. As mentioned during that post, Halloween was one of three films that helped me develop my interest with the horror genre. The other two films were Psycho (1960) and Rosemary’s Baby (1968). Similar to Halloween, I remember quite clearly…

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Remember when Deadpool resurrected Blockbuster?

Cast your mind back to September 2018. The air was crisp, citizens of the world moved around freely, and iconic video rental chain, Blockbuster was resurrected (kind of) by the unlikeliest of heroes – Deadpool! Have no idea what I’m talking about? Ah, then you don’t remember Blockbuster’s very brief revival thanks to the Merc…

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How many 12 Dogs of Christmas films are there?

In 2005, dogs and Christmas came together for the festive film, 12 Dogs of Christmas. The movie – about a girl who enlists the aid of dogs to highlight the true meaning of Christmas – melted many hearts and proved popular enough to warrant a sequel. But how many 12 Dogs of Christmas movies are there? — The 12 Dogs…

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The first time I watched Halloween (1978)

I was around the age of 16/17 when I first watched Halloween. The movie was being shown late night on BBC 2, as part of a season of Saturday night horror films. While I had heard of Halloween and was vaguely familiar with Michael Myers, at that point in time (the late ’90s) I knew very…

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