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What I Would Want in my Retro Man Crate

What I Would Want in my Retro Man Crate

I was recently asked by Man Crates to write a post about what I would want in my retro man crate. They’ve got some pretty cool gift ideas on their site and a retro one obviously caught my imagination. So here goes with my Top…

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My review of Terminator Genisys

My review of Terminator Genisys

I could mention that there are spoilers in this post, which there are, but if you’ve seen the trailers then it’s basically all been spoiled already anyway! I’ll be totally honest, I really wasn’t all that bothered about watching this film. I just wasn’t all…

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Filmumentaries – such a cool way to watch Star Wars, Indiana Jones and Jaws

Filmumentaries – such a cool way to watch Star Wars, Indiana Jones and Jaws

Do you like films? Do you like documentaries? Do you like film documentaries? Then listen up. The odds are that you will love Filmumentaries.com. If you haven’t already heard about them you need to check them out. Filmumentaries are the brainchild of Jamie Benning. Not…

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Kung Fury is 30 minutes of sheer awesomeness

Kung Fury is 30 minutes of sheer awesomeness

I just spent one of the best 30 minutes of my life. Kung Fury is brilliant. Right, let’s back up a little bit here. Back in early 2014, David Sandberg from Sweden launched a Kickstarter campaign to make an 80s parody short film. The initial…

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Interview with the Man from Del Monte

Interview with the Man from Del Monte

My latest podcast interview has just gone live and this episode is an interview with The Man from Del Monte. Brian Jackson was the actor who played the iconic Man from Del Monte for 7 years throughout the 80s. He kept orange-growers throughout the world…

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My review of Mad Max: Fury Road

My review of Mad Max: Fury Road

I’m writing this review with some hesitancy because pretty much everyone else I know loved this movie, critics are gushing about it and Rotten Tomatoes has given it a 98% score. I didn’t quite have the same experience, however, and I feel a bit awkward…

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My review of Avengers: Age of Ultron

My review of Avengers: Age of Ultron

Not so much a movie review, but more a random list of points from my stream of consciousness after seeing it earlier this week. It goes without saying that there are A LOT OF SPOILERS in this post. So please DO NOT READ this post…

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Return of the Jedi card back

Return of the Jedi card back

I’m a huge fan of card art and packaging (as you can probably tell from my Ephemera page). I’ve also always loved leaflets or brochures that show the whole range of things like action figures. That’s why I’ve got a real soft spot for the…

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Top Ten Joysticks

Top Ten Joysticks

I find it funny that joysticks are kind of a relic of the past now. Kids these days don’t seem to even know what they are. Nowadays you mostly have things like gamepads, joypads, Wii controllers, touch screens and even gesture control, but you only…

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Tomy Games leaflet

Tomy Games leaflet

Sometimes it’s the really small things that get me excited. Here’s a really small Tomy leaflet that I found on eBay. This thing is about the size of a credit card when you fold it up but it folds out into six times the size…

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