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On The Box 61 – Nuns and Buns

It’s all change in TV land with Bake-Off moving to Channel 4, rumours about the new host for Top Gear, and a new host for The Apprentice: You’re Fired. We also run through some the best innuendos from The Great British Bake-Off. This week we’ve

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Steven Universe

Steven Universe is a show about three goddess-like beings known as the Crystal Gems: Garnet, Amethyst and Pearl. They act as parental figures for the half-Gem, half-human hybrid Steven Universe; they protect him from monsters and threats and help him learn how to use his

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Pick of the Geek: Santigold – 99¢

The Lemonade-era urge among modern music critics to assess every pop album as an urgent sociopolitical communique first and foremost reached an absurd nadir when Santigold’s third album received mixed reviews.  Critics admitted it was a strong collection of songs, but noted that it failed

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Skip Beat!

There are many ways to describe me but ‘up-to-date’ is rarely one of them. A large chunk of what I consume comes from end year ‘Best Of’ lists and the generally accepted classics. This is especially true when it comes to anime, rather than watching

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Lucky Star

I’m going to be bluntly honest with people here, despite being a huge fan of anime I have yet to properly get into the whole ‘moe’ thing. I managed Love Live and enjoyed it enough but the genre is still something that has largely eluded

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Cinema Eclectica 91 – Smackhead School Reunion

All hail our new Lizard Overlord! On this week’s episode we have a rather eventful Trailerwatch and Question of the Week, and Off The Shelf includes “Two Women” starring Sophia Loren, Werner Herzog’s volcanic documentary “Into the Inferno”, and European depress-’em-up “Aloys”. This week’s Feature

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In Defence Of – Invincible

Director: Werner Herzog Content: Film Studio: Werner Herzog Filmproduktion Synopsis: Zishe Breitbart moves to Berlin to seek his fortune as a strongman, and comes under the management of the hypnotist and fraudulent mystic Hanussen.  But this is 1932, and the Jewish Breitbart is increasingly disturbed

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Jinnah

Has any genre been as cursed by its own success as the biopic?  The very first feature-length film, Charles Tait’s The Story of the Kelly Gang, falls into the category, as do agreed-upon high culture classics like Carl Theodor Dreyer’s The Passion of Joan of

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Classic Film Kid: Stand by Me

Hi all, it’s me, the Classic Film Kid, and I’m back with a second review. What classic are we reviewing today?, I hear you ask. Well, I am looking at Stand By Me, directed by Rob Reiner, and based Stephen King’s short story (or novella,

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Keyframe Episode 62 – Maximum Ding

The sarcasm meter is off the scale this week with arguments about violence in animation and a live-action, CG animated feature film of Woody Woodpecker … for Brazil! Our featured anime are Samurai Harem (Asu no Yoichi!), Haikyuu Season 1 Part 2 and Top we