Jack Hill Double: Spider Baby & Foxy Brown

Quentin Tarantino dubbed Jack Hill “the Howard Hawks of exploitation film making”. Even if that box quote does cut Jack Hill as a vital figure in the exploitation film world, what’s even more worthy of note is Arrow Film’s commitment to releasing high quality pressings

S06E15 – Me & My Giant Robot

When it comes to robots, does bigger mean better or are we simply fascinated by giant weapons? On this episode we decided to take a closer look at giant robots, so join us as we find out which robot would make the best friend and

Competition Time! – LitFest Mini Comic Con

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED! The Middlesbrough Literary Festival has been running for some time now, but this year Sarah Dennis, Morbid, and the rest of the good folks at the Central Library have added something new – a mini comic convention! To celebrate the

S06E14 – GemuCon 2013 Special

On this episode the lovely Phil hosted a live show at this year’s GemuCon, and joining him behind the mics were some well-known (or notorious – the choice is yours), guest presenters. Join them as they discuss their earliest gaming memories, Sonic and Mario, cloud

S06E13 – Monsters!

On this week’s episode we take a look at the weird and wonderful world of monsters  – and although we try to avoid the usual vampires, werewolves and zombies they do turn up in the midst of the giant lizards/reptiles/squids/sharks/spiders/snakes/scorpions/apes, things from outer space or

S06E12 – Parodies & Stereotypes

Apologies for the lack of news this time around. We were hit by a bad case of Gremlin (only the one), and our technology decided to take five for a while. Oscar Wilde once wrote that “Life imitates art far more than art imitates life”, and

Saints Row IV – E3 Trailer

So E3 is coming up and our good friends at Koch Media and Deep Silver are letting us share the official E3 “War For Humanity” trailer of Saints Row IV!   In other news, Deep Silver have also announced the details of the Super Dangerous

S06E11 – SunnyCon 2013 Special

Once again we ventured to Sunderland to attend the marvellous event organised by Tucky and his fantastic team – and aside from transport issues on the Sunday we can honestly say that SunnyCon 2 was fabulous – in every sense of the word. Unfortunately the

For Love’s Sake

As a director, Takashi Miike is impossible to define beyond his boundless productivity. Yakuza, musicals, superheroes, children friendly, gore, taboo baiting, samurai, horror, video game adaptations, these are well within Miike’s wheelhouse, there are few people in the world as outright eccentric. His latest to

S06E10 – From The New World

On this week’s episode we take a look at the idea of exploration in media, decide which TV character would make the best partner on a journey of discovery, and wonder if survival exploration really is a new sub-genre in games. This week’s news went