Star Wars Insider: Original Trilogy - Book review

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The iconic characters from the original Star Wars trilogy are the main event in this new collection that explores the heroes and villains that we all know a love. Rediscover fan favourites from Luke Skywalker and Han Solo to Boba Fett and Darth Vader with exclusive behind-the-scenes images and interviews... [click here...]

 

Tolkien - Soundtrack review

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Sony Music release the soundtrack to Tolkien, with music by Thomas Newman. Directed by Dome Karukoski, the movie explores the formative years of author J.R.R. Tolkien's life as he finds friendship, courage and inspiration among a fellow group of writers and artists at school. Their brotherhood strengthens as they grow up and weather love and loss together, including Tolkien’s tumultuous courtship of his beloved Edith Bratt, until the outbreak of the First World War which threatens to tear their fellowship apart. All of these experiences would later inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-earth novels... [click here...]

 

Little Rockerz: Headphones - Gadget review

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Ifrog's Little Rockerz Costume headphones come in a variety of designs so that boys and girls can dress as a character that best fits their personality. Each set comes with a built-in volume limiter which means that the headphone volume won’t go above 85 decibels. The 1.2-metre cable allows your kids to really get into the fun while the coiled cable offers plenty of length and stays out of the way... [click here...]

 

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...]