Category Archives: Culture

The Joy of Bad Films

You might think to enjoy bad films, and deliberately seeking them out is a bit strange. After all, no-one sits down to what they know will be a sub-standard meal when the more tantalising fare is available. But think of it in a different way,

Skyrim (A.K.A. the many deaths of Hrun the Barbarian)

Video games, especially of the fantasy RPG variety, have their own internal logic. This doesn’t often make a great deal of sense. Eating or sleeping can somehow heal first degree burns or gaping chest wounds. Your character can carry up to 300lbs of equipment and

Classic Film Kid – Silent Running

Well, we’ve got an interesting one on our hands… Hello guys, and welcome to a review of another classic film! This time, we are looking at one of the first environmental films, as we look at the post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama, Silent Running. This film follows

Brik Wars: Gloriously Ridiculous Lego Battles

There are reasons I don’t tend to play war games, despite having an unhealthy appetite for moving little tanks and soldiers around a miniature world, cackling maniacally to myself while wearing a general’s hat. The main ones are the high entry cost, the assumption that

Dr. Stone – The Next Big Thing

Let’s face it we’ve seen almost everything covered in Shonen. From Ninjas to Pirates to many, many variations of Shinigami; if you name something it’s likely been done to death. However, not many series have looked at the Stone Age. A mysterious event causes everyone

The Geek Show - Maanderig Mic Trap

Meandering Mic with Egor Gurjev (Playkey)

Video games streaming services aren’t a new thing, but historically they’ve operated on a centralised structure – with greater or lesser success! With the advent of Block Chain technology, Playkey is looking to change the way we think about video games streaming services, and if

Monster Mayhem: When board games go bad

Once a film is successful it will be remade, rebooted, reimagined, prequelled, sequelled, and trequelled with reckless abandon, often with less than stellar results. The end products tend to be weak imitations of the original; the Star Wars prequels, the fourth Indiana Jones film, the

The Geek Show - Meandering Mic with Nick Antosca (Channel Zero)

Meandering Mic with Nick Antosca (Channel Zero)

Meandering Mic returns after a bit of a hiatus, and this time Rob is talking to Nick Antosca – the executive producer and show runner of the hit American television horror series Channel Zero. Join them as they discuss the making of the show, its

The Classic Film Kid takes on Doctor Who… again

Hi guys, today we are reviewing Peter Capaldi’s swan song as the Twelfth Doctor, and Steven Moffat’s final episode as head writer, Twice Upon a Time. I saw this at a preview screening in Hartlepool, and then again on Christmas Day. And I’m just warning