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Wolverine - The Machete Order for X-Men

A fan made a guide to watching the X-Men movies the “optimal” way. You might have heard of the machete order for watching Star Wars movies. The idea is you watch the Star Wars movies in a certain order that makes more sense to the overall storyline and fills in knowledge gaps. Well, there’s now […]

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Batman Returns

Of all the Batman films in the DC universe, Returns is still my all-time favourite. In fact, it’s my favourite movie ever. My introduction to it was unorthodox. My estranged father bought me a double VHS Batman/Batman Returns box set for my 3rd birthday. I was too young to remember whether I expressed a love […]

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Man's Best Friend - A statistical breakdown of carnage

The mind is a funny network of memories. (Content warning: gore, graphic scenes, and spoilers if you planned to watch this film for some reason.) A while back, after watching The Breakfast Club, I was looking up some of the actors. Ally Sheedy was the first on my list as I didn’t know what else […]

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shanara-phillips

ShanarĂ  Phillips is a black filmmaker, writer and editor from London. Her love of visual storytelling has taken her around the world and she recently had her video, He’s Not Like That, featured at the BAFTAs as a finalist. What is your favourite city in the world? To not be biased and say my own, […]

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santa claus

How many Santa Claus movies can you name? Other than Sherlock Holmes and Jesus, Santa is a regularly filmed man. But did you know his first silver screen appearance was nearly 120 years ago? Santa Claus was directed by British film maker and psychic George Albert Smith, and his 66-second production showcases Santa’s present delivering […]

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regretflix

When did you last laugh at a podcast while shopping in Tesco Express? Never? Then you’ve not heard Regretflix. The podcast comprises of three hosts – John Kerrison, Sophie Cowles, and Nicola Robey as review the 100 worst films on IMDB. The trio picks films at random from the list and despite the unordered selection, […]

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The Riddler and Two-Face in Batman Forever

Some Batman Forever clips crept into my YouTube recommendation feed today so I watched them. I remember going to see it at the cinema back in 1995. I even collected the sticker book that came with it. But the film has not aged well. In my 27-year-old wokeness, I started spotting inaccuracies and considered writing […]

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