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Review: Todd Phillips’ JOKER Is Essential Cinema

After talking some serious talk, it was up for debate if The Hangover director Todd Phillips could pull-off the challenge of making Joker a film which sidestepped its comic book origins and deliver something with more gravitas than your usual [...]

October 10, 2019

Teaser Trailer For Damon Lindelof’s WATCHMEN

Tick Tock, Tick Tock, Tock Tock. I’m not 100% sure how Damon Lindelof’s HBO series fully connects to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ seminal comic book Watchmen, but I’m there for the presence of Don Johnson and Jeremy Irons [...]

May 8, 2019

BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE Gets A Blu-ray And Cinema Release

1988’s The Killing Joke is a seminal Batman story which still resonates through the Dark Knight’s canon today. Brian Bolland’s art and Alan Moore’s words formed the perfect marriage to make this gritty tale one of the definitive stories [...]

June 19, 2016

Book Review: THE ART AND MAKING OF PENNY DREADFUL

Not only have Frankenstein and Dracula been hugely influential pieces of literature but they’ve become iconic in the realm of film and television. Penny Dreadful (named after a type of 19th Century pulp fiction) sees them rub shoulders with Oscar [...]

March 30, 2015