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The Best 60s Batman tie-in products

The Best 60s Batman tie-in products

Na-na-na-na-na-na-na, that iconic theme song is enough to get any fan of classic TV switched on – while it wasn’t the first appearance of the Caped Crusader on the small screen, it’s hard to argue that there was any appearance more iconic than Adam West…

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Some of the Best Batman Video Games, from Arcade to Slots

Some of the Best Batman Video Games, from Arcade to Slots

Batman has always been a much loved classic superhero, through the original DC comics, the 1960s TV show and the hugely anticipated Tim Burton 1989 movie. But after the first instalment of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy hit our screens back in 2005, the whole…

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Batman (1989 movie)

Name: Batman Year: 1989 Studio: Warner Bros. Director: Tim Burton Country of origin: USA Category: Movies Tags: Batman Notes: I can still remember the buzz about this movie. In the days before trailers on the internet this was the first film that got people so…

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Retro toys and video arcades in Japan

Retro toys and video arcades in Japan

Japan has long since been a country I would love to visit. I’ve always been fascinated by the culture, the tradition and the creative and technical output of the country. Incredible samurai history, powerful martial arts, impressive electronic industries, beautiful manga and anime, and last…

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Movie Novelisation – The Blues Brothers by Miami Mitch

Movie Novelisation – The Blues Brothers by Miami Mitch

My collection of movie novelisations is growing. I’ve got nearly sixty now. But I think I’ve only read two of them. That needs to change, so I’ve vowed to try to read one per month, amongst reading other books, while I increase my reading quota…

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Top Ten Robert De Niro Movies

Top Ten Robert De Niro Movies

Although he wasn’t the star of a blockbuster franchise, Robert De Niro was one of the standout actors of the 70s, 80s, and 90s. From eccentric to loveable, people loved seeing De Niro bring his characters to life, with many of his best films proving…

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11 of the most underrated retro games of all time

11 of the most underrated retro games of all time

Definitions of exactly what constitutes “retro” gaming are ten a penny. Everyone’s got an opinion about retro, and it usually boils down to when you were born and what sort of games you played when you were younger. For some, retro means 1980s, NES, Sega…

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What makes a good Christmas movie? My thoughts on Die Hard and others

What makes a good Christmas movie? My thoughts on Die Hard and others

A pretty big ongoing online debate round about Christmas time is whether or not Die Hard is a Christmas film. For me personally, it just depends on your definition of ‘Christmas film’. If you classify ‘Christmas film’ as any film that is set at Christmas,…

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Old Characters, New Toys

Old Characters, New Toys

What do Han Solo, Batman, Ms. Pac-Man and Jack Torrance from The Shining have in common? That’s right: they were all big in the 80s and are still popular today. But more than that, they’ve all existed in some form or another as toys, and…

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A tribute to Bob Wakelin, one of the best video game box artists of the 80s

A tribute to Bob Wakelin, one of the best video game box artists of the 80s

I was very sad to wake up this morning and hear that legendary video game artist, Bob Wakelin, had passed away, after a long fight against leukemia. Bob is often regarded as the greatest video game box artist of the 1980s. His work was unparalleled…

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