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The Sandwich Man

The Sandwich Man is a genuine curiosity that plays out like a love-letter to ‘60s London.  Original Goon Michael Bentine co-wrote the script and gives a memorable performance as the titular Sandwich Man, Horace Quilby, who trea...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Konga

If you’ve a soft-spot for B movies, with lurid Technicolour  visuals, mad science, over the top performaces, and improbably-sized apes, then Network have a treat for you. This August sees the release of 60s sci-fi horror, Konga...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Event Horizon 4K

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Paramount have given cult sci-fi horror Event Horizon the 4K treatment in a lavish Collector’s Edition. The doomed film was rushed to release back in 1997 in an effort to beat James Cameron’s ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Walkabout

Rereleased as a regular Blu-ray from Second Sight Films following their Limited Edition release of 2020, Nicolas Roeg’s mesmerising tale of adolescence and adventure in the Outback is as magnificent today as it was in 1971.  De...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Appointment

I’m just going to cut right to the chase, without all the usual preamble and context, and say that Lindsey C. Vickers’ The Appointment absolutely floored me. I was utterly compelled and hypnotised by it, and ultimately disturbe...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Resident Alien

Alan Tudyk channels his inner Thermian in a TV series that somehow manages to straddle the line between the dark, oddball humour of Boston Legal and the wholesomeness of Mork and Mindy. Based on the comic book by Brits Peter Ho...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Whoops Apocalypse

Although it’s based on the six-part TV sitcom by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick, Whoops Apocalypse the film, has surprisingly little in common with its source material.  The original series aired in 1982, and dealt with the ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Outfit

Having won the 2015 Oscar in Best Adapted Screenplay for The Imitation Game Graham Moore now turns his hand to directing. And like his Oscar winning efforts The Outfit has a well-spoken protagonist, a finely tuned period settin...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Ever since the Marvel Cinematic Universe peaked with the epic Infinity Saga conclusion Avengers: Endgame, they have struggled to hit those highs again. Sure, their TV output on Disney+ has been good fun, and it sure was nice to...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Green Lantern: Beware My Power

It can seem, at times, that eventually every superhero comic—no matter how obscure—will get its own TV or film make-over. But while Green Lantern did have its moment—in the form of the 2010 Ryan Reynolds film—compared to Batman...