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Secret Cinema: Blade Runner  video released

Secret Cinema: Blade Runner video released

I posted a few weeks ago about my amazing experience at the Secret Cinema Blade Runner event. I had waited until the very end of the four month run before uploading my blog post, so as not to spoil the surprise for everyone. I was…

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Retro games that were made into movies

Retro games that were made into movies

Video games have always had the power to be marketed in different ways. Merchandise is an obvious strategy for any big game, with many children going to school with lunch boxes, notepads and rulers adorned with pictures of Pac-Man, Mario or Street Fighter characters. Video…

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My immersive Blade Runner Secret Cinema experience

My immersive Blade Runner Secret Cinema experience

Recently I had the pleasure of attending the Secret Cinema showing of Blade Runner with my good friend Ally Hogg aka @TheRetroHunter. This was yet another incredible immersive experience from the folks at Secret Cinema. I’ve been waiting until the season ended before I wrote…

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My Favourite Woody Harrelson roles

My Favourite Woody Harrelson roles

Woody Harrelson seems to be have been around forever. He’s one of those actors that has been an ever constant presence in my life. I feel I’ve grown up with his career. He’s also quite interesting in that I don’t know many actors who have…

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My Thoughts on Avengers: Infinity War

My Thoughts on Avengers: Infinity War

SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! I finally got to see Avengers: Infinity War. It felt like an infinity (sorry) as loads of people I knew had already seen it and I hadn’t…

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Top Five Jim Henson Movies

Top Five Jim Henson Movies

Jim Henson may be known for developing the beloved characters from The Muppets and Sesame Street, but his work goes beyond the scope of the two legendary franchises. While his role fluctuated from one movie to the next, Jim Henson’s presence can be felt in…

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The lasting effects of Ready Player One

The lasting effects of Ready Player One

I’ve read the book and I’ve also seen the film. Ready Player One isn’t out of my mind yet though. Even though it’s ‘just’ a fun story from the mind of a geek, there are elements that have stayed with me that I keep thinking…

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My mixed feelings about the Ready Player One movie

My mixed feelings about the Ready Player One movie

**************** SPOILER WARNING **************** **************** SPOILER WARNING **************** **************** SPOILER WARNING **************** When I walked out of the cinema having just watched Ready Player One I had mixed feelings. I’ve read the book twice and the film is very different from the book. It’s a…

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My re-read of Ready Player One and thoughts about what the movie may bring

My re-read of Ready Player One and thoughts about what the movie may bring

I first read Ready Player One not long after it came out and I gave my initial brief thoughts on the book on this blog. I’m very much looking forward to the film and I will be seeing it on Monday 2nd April, so I…

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What prop from a Spielberg movie would you want?

What prop from a Spielberg movie would you want?

One of my favourite podcasts is Nerd Lunch. I’ve listened to it for over 6 years. It’s a part of my regular routine. CT, Pax and Jeeg talk about things nerdy, lunchy and everything in between. I’ve blogged about the Nerd Lunch podcast before. I…

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