What Makes a Good Adventure?

An adventure is an exhilarating experience that the hero embarks on because they are daring, they are brave and they are powerful. Everyone wants to be able to feel like that; we all want to be a hero and through the medium of video games,


Pool of London

Studio Canal’s latest presentation of London’s finest cinema exponent, Ealing studios, defied all expectations for what one of their films should be. Basil Deardan’s Pool of London evokes the charm associated with an Ealing film whilst also including a complexity beyond the studio’s typical relationship


Worlds Most Expensive Pokemon Card Up For Auction

You know Pokemon trading cards, you know they are still going and you even know that a few of them are worth a bit. But do you know which one is the rarest and most expensive? Well, you’re in luck because the most expensive card


Stella Cadente

Anybody wondering whether Stella Cadente is a traditional royal costume drama will have their questions answered about twenty-six minutes in, when the King’s assistant goes out to the woods to have sex with a melon while an aria from Madame Butterfly plays. As confident in


Odds Against Tomorrow

Don’t you just get sick of the auteur theory at times? Granted, of course, the theory established some big name directors on the map and helped film-goers spot and narrow down an auteur’s visual style and recurring themes. But over and over again, you can’t


Looking for Richard

“It has always been a dream of mine to communicate how I feel about Shakespeare to other people”, Al Pacino says early on in Looking for Richard.  Most actors probably feel the same way, and they communicate it through acting.  Pacino wanted to do something bigger.


Body Double

Powerhouse films have launched this Monday with a wonderful statement of intent, elsewhere on the site you can read our review of John Carpenter’s Christine, a release supplemented with the most definitive roster of extras one could hope for any home video release. The same

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Keyframe Episode 60 – The Homena Homena Fruit

This week we find a gender swapped “sexy” version of Monkey D. Luffy, a ban on on plots about reincarnation or transport to other worlds, and a few trailers. Our featured anime is Parasyte: The Maxim part 1 (and technically the manga series Midori Days).



As culture becomes more fixated on nostalgia, we’re going to have to spend a lot of time reassessing what happened two or three decades ago.  At the moment that means the Eighties, with everything from Stranger Things to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles drawing from The Me Decade.  Comparing

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4-Panel 60 – Bring Me The Head of Quincy M.E.

This week the power euphemism is applied to the Bleach manga (which is ending), and Bruce Banner dies! Our featured comics are Civil War II #1-4, Civil War II: Gods of War #1 & 2, Totally Awesome Hulk #7 & #8, Old Man Logan #8,