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An Experiment in Love

Hilary Mantel’s biggest strength as a novelist is her ability to embrace contradictions, so it’s hard to say anything about one of her books without noting that it could easily be seen the other way. Her historical novels have the settings and page counts of

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The Cremator

A Slovak Jew working in Czech Prague, Juraj Herz was an outsider even among the glorious misfits who populated the cinema scene of Communist-era Czechoslovakia. Nothing he ever did was predictable, so when he decided to address his history as an inmate of Ravensbrück concentration

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On The Box 48 – R-Rated Morph

This week we remember comedy legend Ronnie Corbett who passed away, and pick our favourite sketches from his career. We also discuss the return of the beloved claymation character Morph, Netflix’s first official series from Spain and more. This week we’ve been watching Bordertown, Mythbusters

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Toei Animation, Turning 60

It’s a bit of an understatement to say that reaching the age of 60 in the world of animation is a great achievement. This year Japanese company Toei Animation will hit that milestone on July 31st, marking 60 years since its formation. Over the years

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Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool

So who’s fully digested the new Radiohead album? Trick question: Radiohead haven’t been in the business of making immediately digestible albums since 1993 or thereabouts. But even if this review is doomed never to dive to the bottom of A Moon Shaped Pool, there’s still

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S12E13 – Defend Your Guffs

This week we acknowledge all our dirty secrets and pit them against each other. Not everything we like is a solid gold masterpiece, and sometimes the heart wants to sink its teeth into a massive load of rubbish. With Star Wars, superheroes, horror movies and

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Eyedea & Abilities – E&A

Hip Hop has a terrible reputation due in no small part to the tip of the derivative mainstream or more pointedly its gangster deviations. As is ever the case with any genre, the true visage can only be gazed upon when you dip your toe

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2 Sweet Wrestling 41 – Big Banter Breakout

Join Jay and Rob as they peruse the past week in Wrestling. Our featured shows are RAW, NXT and the last few weeks of Lucha Underground. Other highlights include the breakout of one of NXT’s most divisive stars, questions over a potential WWE-style Bullet Club