Category Archives: Culture

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

Agatha Christie: Nice Mysteries, Shame About the Prejudice

Agatha Christie has a certain reputation. If you’ve never read her books, you might associate her with twee, cozy, country mysteries featuring genteel and civilised murderers who delicately despatch their victims, perhaps a body in a library, the kind of coffee-table read favoured by older

Anime DVD/Blu-Ray Upcoming releases

It feels like the amount of Anime is limitless, but you can own some of your favourites on DVD and Blu-Ray. Compiled is a list of upcoming series that you’ll soon be able to add to your collections. Please Note: These are not the final

Classic Film Kid – Coraline

Hello everyone, it is the Classic Film Kid and just in time for Halloween, I thought I would tackle a spooky stop-motion that just so happens to be one of my personal favourites, and that is Henry Selick’s Coraline, based on the dark fantasy novella