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Do Androids Eat Electric Sheep? Who Cares, Blade Runner 2049 is Brilliant

Warning: Spoilers (River Song voice) Yesterday I saw Blade Runner 2049 with my Dad. He bought a senior ticket, one and a half quid off. Apparently there are benefits to being sixty. We went to an IMAX screening and its aim of being an EXPERIENCE are wholeheartedly achieved. Finally, a cinema EXPERIENCE that lives up to… Continue reading Do Androids Eat Electric Sheep? Who Cares, Blade Runner 2049 is Brilliant

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The X-Files Season 11 Trailer: A J.D. Reaction

It was all too much. My body produced an overcharge of geek endorphins and to avoid betraying my cool exterior, I simply looked away and composed myself. That was just the first ten seconds. The trailer for the next X-Files season was released during the cast and crew panel at last weeks New York Comic… Continue reading The X-Files Season 11 Trailer: A J.D. Reaction

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Scrap That! Start Over: Rebooting Halloween and The Terminator

Isn’t it great how easy it is to forget our past mistakes? No matter how spectacular our pitiful, brainless screw ups and questionable judgement that results in years of bitterness and regret are, we can simply pluck it out of existence and move forward with our past errors fluttering away in some alternative universe. Isn’t… Continue reading Scrap That! Start Over: Rebooting Halloween and The Terminator

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Dexter Morgan: The Moral and Well-Loved Serial Killer

Dexter Morgan might just be the world’s most-loved serial killer; blood-spatter analyst for Miami Metro Homicide by day, and a killer by night – but only a killer of killers. What makes Dexter so fascinatingly different is that he has a code to follow for his victims – they must be, without a doubt, murderers… Continue reading Dexter Morgan: The Moral and Well-Loved Serial Killer

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The X-Files: ‘My Struggle II’… One Year On

Seriously Carter another opening monologue?! I get it, it’s Scully’s ‘Struggle,’ and her face morphing into an alien is actually quite cool. But in a forty three minute episode that needs to justify returning to and changing an already convoluted mythology arc, it’s an epic waste of time. And the first example of why the… Continue reading The X-Files: ‘My Struggle II’… One Year On

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Buffy at 20: 5 Ways It Impacted Popular Culture

It’s hard to believe that Buffy the Vampire Slayer started 20 Years ago today. The brainchild of Joss Whedon, after the mediocre original movie in 1992, it must have been difficult for any of the cast and crew to imagine just how much of a phenomenon it would become. I have many happy memories of… Continue reading Buffy at 20: 5 Ways It Impacted Popular Culture