Tag Archives: Film

Why I love… The Spider: The First Comic-Book Antihero

My dad has, for many years, collected classic Eagle, Lion and Tiger annuals going right back to the late 1950’s. These feature many memorable and still enjoyable characters, even for a modern audience, such as Dan Dare, Heros the Spartan … Continue reading

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High Citadel: A Thriller Master at his Best

Desmond Bagley was once an extremely well known author thanks to his incredible skill at creating intricately plotted, realistic and distinctive thrillers by the dozen. However today he is coming dangerously close to being forgotten. This is a real shame … Continue reading

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Battleground 2014 Wargames Show Report

Living in the far North it can feel like your miles from any wargames show but there is one local event which offers a fantastic slice of hobby for anyone in the area. Some of you may have heard of … Continue reading

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Why I Love… Dr Syn

For those who haven’t heard of him Dr Christopher Syn, otherwise known as the Scarecrow, is a vicar… and a former pirate… and a master smuggler. He was created by Russell Thorndike and appeared in 7 novels, 3 films, 2 … Continue reading

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Kraftidioten- In order of Dissapearance Review

My local cinema is running its annual film festival. Normally I try to avoid the place at this time because they undoubtedly air a series of crappy French art-house dramas. However this year, flicking through the pamphlet, a particular Scandinavian … Continue reading

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