Category: Reviews

  • Hot Fuzz And Movies With Mikey
    Hot Fuzz And Movies With Mikey

    If you haven’t discovered Movies With Mikey yet, you’re in for a treat. Here he delves into a movie that deserves a deep dive, and he doesn’t disappoint.

  • Transformers: Gobots In Disguise
    Transformers: Gobots In Disguise

    I decided to waste some of my life as I waited for the Referendum polls to close on Thursday night by watching a stupid movie. Now, I don’t usually tweet whilst watching a movie, because, you know, I’m watching a movie. But I found myself more interested in posting inane remarks about what I was…

  • SimCity For Board Gamers
    SimCity For Board Gamers

    I love SimCity. So much so that I’ve had to ban myself from ever owning a copy of it ever again, because it eats so much of my life away when I play it. That means I never got a chance to play the borked version they released a few years back, much to my…

  • The Point Of Inconvenience by A.F. Harrold

    It’s hard to write about The Point Of Inconvenience without it turning into a list of adulatory adjectives. It’s moving, and emotionally poignant, but above all it’s the honesty that makes it so brilliant. You really should read it.

  • The True History Of The Black Adder

    This fantastic book documents a period of comedy that I grew up on and maintain an unhealthy fascination with, and I still found myself learning many new things. Tautly written with a nice framing device, Mr JF Roberts takes us through the creation of the series, and the development of its successive incarnations. Reading about…

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  • Proctology: A Bottom Examination
    Proctology: A Bottom Examination

    For a long time now I’ve been wanting to write an old-fashioned programme guide. One you can hold in your hand and thumb through, make notes on, spill coffee on. So I did. Proctology: A Bottom Examination is my deep dive into Bottom, the hit BBC Two sitcom starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. That’s…

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  • Re-Casting Keanu
    Re-Casting Keanu

    Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him eight years older than Clive Dunn was when he was first cast in Dad’s Army. But don’t panic, Clive Dunn was always playing much older characters than his own age. Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him seven years older than Stephanie Cole was when she was first…

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