Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #5 - Comic review

CoverWith the Doctor half the man he should be, his mind elsewhere in an alien tourist trap, Gabriella is left to shoulder the burden of saving him, the planet, and the future of art in our galaxy – and all on her first off-world trip, no less! Trapped in a terrifying creative retreat, where what was once beautiful has been rendered corrupt and horrifying, is Gabby’s imagination strong enough to reverse whatever has been done to the Doctor and save an intergalactic artistic community from itself? You’d better hope she can pull out all the stops! Who, or what, are the deadly apprentices – and what plans do they have for the Doctor…? [click here...]

 

Mono: #1 - Comic book review

CoverThe ape-human hybrid secret agent and Queen's assassin, possessed of a deadly prehensile tail and 'the strength of twelve men', made his debut in the pulps of the 1930s and enjoyed a brief revival in the late 1960s and '70s. But can it be that the fiction is closer to historic fact than was ever previously guessed? Now a series of tales, told in hand-written journals and reported first-hand by those that knew him, reveal Mono as a dual-natured and conflicted adventurer-- savage and noble; civilized, but ultimately untamable... [click here...]

 

Captain Stone: #1 - Comic book review

CoverThe world's first and only superhero has disappeared after undergoing a cataclysmic fall from grace in the eyes of the world. Middle-aged and unable to support his operations he had made a preposterous claim that the world was in danger, a notion derided by the media and the public at large. But what if the claim is true? Outcast writer and infamous murderess Charlie Chance, AKA The Pet, finds herself searching for the one man who was able to bring her to justice - Captain Stone... [click here...]

 

Grégory Levasseur (Director) - The Pyramid

CoverGrégory Levasseur is a French filmmaker and screenwriter, best known for his work in the United States and his frequent collaborations with childhood friend Alexandre Aja. We caught up with him as his latest movie, The Pyramid, was due to be released in cinemas... [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #5 - Comic

Cover Dying space station! Shapeshifting horror! Alice’s last breath? Tracking the temporal trail of the slippery SERVEYOUinc corporation, has the Doctor found more than he bargained for? Trapped aboard a research satellite, he, Alice and Jones must unravel the mystery of the creature codenamed ‘ARC’ – while staying one step ahead of its whisper-quiet rampage through the station! But there’s something essential the Doctor’s missing – something he’s overlooked. Can Alice help him see it, in time to save her life… or is the story of the Doctor’s favourite sarcastic library assistant doomed to end in the icy depths of space…? [click here...]

 

13 Coins: #3 - Comic book review

Cover From Eisner Award-winning artist Simon Bisley – legendary artist of Batman/Judge Dredd: Judgement on Gotham and Lobo – comes a new series that finds Heaven and Hell at war in an angelic battle over the fate of Mankind. Whether he likes it or not, troubled soul John Pozner is humanity’s only salvation against the approaching Armageddon. But with the final battle at hand and his training only just beginning, the gravity of John’s apocalyptic destiny is only now beginning to dawn... [click here...]

 

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...]