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Prince of Darkness

Prince of Darkness

#Johnuary continues with John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness. Like many of the films I’ve been watching for Johnuary I knew absolutely nothing about Prince of Darkness before watching it. Here are my initial thoughts as I watched it. Once again I love the score. I…

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Prince – 1999

Song: Prince – 1999 Album: 1999 Year: 1982 Label: Warner Bros. Country of origin: USA Category: Music Tags: Prince Notes: A classic track by Prince and some genius forward thinking as I’m sure he made a mint from royalties at the turn of the millenium….

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Tips for recreating 1980s makeup

Tips for recreating 1980s makeup

Makeup is an evergreen fashion phenomenon that has done an excellent job in evolving whilst moving with the trends. While 1980s fashion had a lot to do with jewelry, clothing and hairstyles, you cannot ignore the presence of makeup in the 80s; it showed up…

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Movies That Changed the Film Industry

Movies That Changed the Film Industry

Film has been around for over one hundred and forty years. It began with the first movie ever made in 1988 – albeit one that lasted about 2 seconds – and the first feature-length film in 1906. Of course, cinema has changed dramatically since then….

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Top Ten Fantasy Movies of the 1980s

Top Ten Fantasy Movies of the 1980s

The 80s were awash with cinematic sword and sorcery adventures. And most of them stand up as great movies to this day. Here are our top ten picks. If you haven’t yet seen all the films on this list, you don’t know what you’re missing!…

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Video games that should end up on screen

Video games that should end up on screen

Gaming and the screen have had an interesting history. There are of course many excellent game shows that have been made for TV, but video games have not always made successful transitions from console to screen. Sometimes games are made into successful movies, such as…

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5 websites for playing classic games

5 websites for playing classic games

Retro gaming is such a big deal that the UK’s postal service, the Royal Mail, has unveiled a stamp collection to acknowledge the classic titles designed in the UK in the 1980s and 90s. I’ll be reviewing them after they come out next week. The…

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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 thoughts on Stranger Things 2

My thoughts on Stranger Things 2

I loved the first season of Stranger Things and I was getting slightly nervous about the second season before I watched it. Part of the reason was down to the marketing. The first season was a real word of mouth hit. I wasn’t aware of…

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My thoughts on Blade Runner 2049

My thoughts on Blade Runner 2049

I just came out of the cinema after seeing Blade Runner 2049 and I just wanted to get some thoughts out of my head. First of all, I’ve always hugely respected the original Blade Runner but it’s never been a film I’ve ‘loved’ until recently….

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