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The Incredible Hulk: The Complete Collection

Before Mark Ruffalo; before Ed Norton; and before Eric Bana; it was Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno who brought the Hulk to life. Airing between 1978-1982, The Incredible Hulk TV Series ran for five seasons, with three TV movies co...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Murder By Decree

In the history of fiction, few characters have proved to be as enduring or as malleable as Sherlock Holmes. In fact, with Nexflix’s The Irregulars and Dexter Fletcher’s Sherlock Holmes 3 due for release this Christmas, Conan Do...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Shock Wave: Hong Kong Destruction

Reuniting star Andy Lau and director Herman Yau after 2017’s brilliant Shock Wave, this standalone sequel in-title-only refreshes the series with a new storyline and characters. The disappointingly bland and paint-by-numbers th...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Harry Birrell Presents Films of Love and War

One of the most beautiful and captivating documentaries in recent memory, Harry Birrell Presents Films of Love and War – which aired on the BBC back in 2019 – is getting a much-deserved home release from beloved label Network. ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One

Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One, is the next entry in the hugely-popular series of DC Universe Animated Movies. Inspired by the iconic 13-issue comic-run, by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale, the tale takes place immediately after B...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Encounter Of The Spooky Kind

A defining film in Hong Kong genre cinema, Encounter Of The Spooky Kind blended kung fu, special effects, and Chinese folklore to invent a whole new sub-genre of Asian cinema: Jiangshi. The result is a pitch-perfect film which ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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In the Line of Fire 4K

In one of a very limited number of films the great Clint Eastwood starred in since 1990 that he didn’t also direct, Wolfgang Petersen’s In the Line of Fire is a rather basic and unsurprising 90s thriller that offers nothing par...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Uncle Vanya

Shortly before the world changed forever with the Covid-19 pandemic, a dear friend and I had one of the last nights of normality I can remember witnessing Uncle Vanya at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Opening on the 14th of January...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Who Dares Wins

The ‘70s were an era of gritty crime dramas in which gritty geezers, with implausible accents, carried out acts of random violence on even grittier geezers, with even more implausible accents. TV’s top shows were the like...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Centennial

The ‘70s were the age of the TV mini-series, and the undoubted king of the mini-series was Richard Chamberlain. While Chamberlain is better known in the UK for Shogun and The Thorne Birds, Centennial is still widely regarded as...