Dumbo (2019) - Soundtrack review

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Walt Disney Records releases Danny Elfman's original soundtrack to the movie Dumbo, which also includes a new version of the iconic song 'Baby Mine'. Elfman’s score was performed by an 85-piece orchestra and choir in London. From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the all-new grand live-action adventure Dumbo expands on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight... [click here...]

 

Nanny McPhee (2005) - Blu-ray review

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Nanny McPhee is a person of unsettling appearance and magical powers who enters the household of the recently widowed Mr. Brown and attempts to tame his seven exceedingly ill-behaved children. The children have managed to drive away 17 previous nannies but as Nanny McPhee takes control, they begin to notice that their vile behaviour now leads swiftly and magically to rather startling consequences... [click here...]

 

D.A.R.Y.L. (1985) (2019 Reissue) - DVD review

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Daryl is a whiz at school, brilliant at computer games and sports - and even tidies his room! To his foster parents, he is the perfect kid - perhaps too perfect. What is Daryl’s secret? Why can’t he remember anything about his past, yet in the present, he goes beyond even genius levels of intelligence. The shocking truth is revealed the day his real parents turn up to claim him and his perfect ordinary life is threatened by adults bent on his destruction... [click here...]

 

The Goonies (Vinyl) - Soundtrack review

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Following on from 2018's limited edition gold vinyl release, Varèse Sarabande brings us a standard edition two-record set of Dave Grusin's score for The Goonies. The 1985 film is from the imagination of Steven Spielberg, it plunges a band of small heroes into a swashbuckling surprise-around-every corner quest beyond their wildest dreams... [click here...]

 

Radicalized (Hardback) - Book review

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Cory Doctorow is a remarkable multi-award winning science fiction writer, probably most famous for his novels Little Brother (2008), Makers (2009) and especially, Walkaway (2017). His latest book is a set of four novellas set in the near future. Radicalized (2018. 288 pages) offers up four stories of radicalisation, in all its many forms, of people who often are forced to live on the fringes of normalcy... [click here...]

 

Captain Marvel: 11.5" Action Figure - Toy review

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When the universe is in need of a skilled and confident leader, there is no better hero to take command than Captain Marvel! Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Now little ones can imagine the action, missions, and adventures of Captain Marvel... [click here...]

 

Krypton: Original Television Soundtrack review

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Varèse Sarabande release the soundtrack to the original SyFy series Krypton. The album is composed by Pinar Toprak. Centuries before Truth, Justice and the American Way, the grandfather of Superman, Seg-El, must redeem his family’s honour. With a cosmic evil reaching through time to destroy the House of El before the rise of its heroic scion, can the forbearer of steel prevent the destruction of much more than just his family or is more than just the planet doomed...? [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: Muse of Fire - Audio drama review

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Oooh la la! It’s been a long time coming, but the Doctor is about to be reunited with that trans-temporal adventuress Iris Wildthyme! They’re both in 1920s Paris and everyone’s flocking to Iris’s salon – including aspiring American poet Kevin Archer and inspiring life model Thomas Hector Schofield. But wait…! What’s that noise…? Thud, thud, thud…! It’s the soft, approaching feet of a small and acerbic art critic called Panda…! [click here...]

 

Tank Girl All Stars - Graphic novel review

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At last it can be told! In this 30th anniversary anthology of stories, we finally reveal the biggest secret in comics history – how Tank Girl got her tank – the origin story to end all origin stories! This, and a whole tankload of unmissable, unforgettable, unbelievable tales, written by series co-creator Alan Martin, with artwork by a host of Tank Girl stalwarts and super-stars, including Brett Parson, Chris Wahl, Jim Mahfood, Greg Staples, Warwick Johnson-Cadwell, Jonathan Edwards, Phil Bond, and more friends from throughout Tank Girl’s chequered 30-year lifetime…! [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: Scratchman - Book review

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An idea cooked up in the 1970s by Tom Baker and then co-star Ian Marter over boozy afternoon pinball sessions in Soho, one of the main reasons Scratchman attracted such mythical status over the next few decades is that so little was really known about it... [click here...]