Sonic the Hedgehog: Pixel Bricks - Toy review

Cover For people of a certain age Sonic the Hedgehog will bring back many happy memories. Now you can make your very own pixellated Sonic the Hedgehog with this Building Bricks Kit. Make a Sonic figure that stands about 7cm tall with the 210 bricks in blue, black, white, red, cream and yellow... [click here...]

 

The Congress - DVD review

Cover Robin Wright is an aging actress, whose promise was never fulfilled because of her own fears and now no one is offering her roles. She is approached by Miramount with a novel opportunity, if she agrees to sell them her physical likeness and never act again; they will pay her a considerable sum of money for her digital double. With Robin’s son, Aaron, suffering from a degenerative condition which will see him loose both his sight and hearing, Robin reluctantly agrees. Twenty years later Robin is invited to the Congress to witness the next evolutionary phase in entertainment... [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor - Soundtrack

Cover 2013 was an epochal year for Doctor Who, and the two specials reflected the show’s monumental impact as a British cultural icon. The Day of the Doctor celebrated the 50th anniversary of the series with a story that weaved in many references to its distinguished past – and a two-second snippet of the future – and was transmitted to 94 countries, the largest ever simulcast for a TV drama. The Time of the Doctor, in the now traditional Christmas Day slot, showcased the departure of Matt Smith and Peter Capaldi’s debut as the Twelfth Doctor. With this two-CD release, Murray Gold’s best-selling music for the series extends the catalogue to nine years of superbly crafted themes from uplifting and exciting to reflective and melancholic… [click here...]

 

Spirited Away - Blu-ray review

Cover Chihiro, a headstrong 10-year-old girl, is unhappy that her family are moving house and that she will have to make new friends. As they make their way to the new home, Chihiro’s father takes a detour to explore a mysterious tunnel in the woods. On the other side is what seems to be a deserted theme park but is in fact a ghostly town. Unwittingly, they have strayed into the Land of the Spirits, a world of dreamlike scenery inhabited by ancient gods and magical beings, ruled over by the sorceress, Yubaba. With her parents held captive and Yubaba set on enslaving them forever, Chihiro must use all her energy to survive in this strange new place. With the help of Haku, a brave young spirit, she is forced to overcome her fears and join an epic battle for her family’s freedom... [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #2 - Comic book

Cover The Doctor and Clara came to the ice world of Isen VI – to find it transformed into a lush jungle by terraformers in the pay of the richest man in the 25th century, Kano Dollar! But this is no holiday. The Doctor has tracked a signal of Time Lord origin. Descending to the core of the planet, they discover that the terraforming machines have ruptured an ancient containment unit. Now, after millions of years in cryogenic suspension, the lone survivor of a species that once conquered the galaxy is awake! Caught in a deadly mystery, Clara and the Doctor’s actions will have scorching repercussions for the universe… [click here...]

 

Ghost In The Shell: Arise - Borders 1 & 2 - DVD

Cover In the year 2027, a year following the end of the non-nuclear World War IV, a bomb has gone off in Newport City, killing a major arms dealer who may have ties with the mysterious 501 Organization. Public Security official Daisuke Aramaki hires full-body cyber prosthesis user and hacker extraordinaire, Motoko Kusanagi, to investigate. On the case with her are “Sleepless Eye” Batou, who believes Kusanagi is a criminal, Niihama Prefecture Detective Togusa who is investigating a series of prostitute murders he believes are related to the incident, and Lieutenant Colonel Kurtz of the 501 Organization who also wishes to keep an eye on Kusanagi... [click here...]

 

Beat Bot - Gaget review

Cover Bring the party to life with Beat Bot, a mono flat pack music speaker with personality. This build-your-own 3D automatron is a funky card companion for your mobile phone, or mp3 player. To assemble simply stick together the numbered tabs then attach the adjustable arms, legs, and head to create a mechanical music maestro. Hook up to anything with a standard 3.5mm headphone socket to bring your creation to life - no batteries required. Packing a TW speaker in to a shiny silver casing, the Beat Bot is a stylish addition to any desktop... [click here...]

 

Star Wars: Street by 50 - Headphones - review

CoverSMS Audio is an audio and accessories brand from Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. Their latest release is aimed at sci-fi fans; the lightweight and durable Star Wars on-ear headphones. With their folded design and tangle-free, detachable cord, this range is perfect for those that want their headphones to be portable and stylish. The range mirrors the professional sound and functionality of the rest of the SMS Audio Street by 50 On-Ear wired headphone line. They are equipped with passive noise cancellation and enhanced bass technologies... [click here...]

 

Debug - DVD review

CoverConvicted of various computer crimes, six young people are sent into deep space to decommission a dead freighter. On boarding the derelict, things start out well, but soon they discover that they are not alone and their host means to kill them all... [click here...]

 

 

Earth to Echo - DVD review

CoverTo be young is to live your life at the behest of the adults, who will tell you where to go and when. Alex, Tuck and Munch find that their friendship counts for nothing when their community is being torn apart and they are being dispersed. On the last night together the trio decide that here is something very wrong with the situation and set off to investigate. Unsure of what they will discover, never in their wildest dreams did they consider that it would be a diminutive alien visitor... [click here...]