BLADE RUNNER (STORY ANALYSIS)BLADE RUNNER (STORY ANALYSIS)

Blade Runner

Blade Runner is a 1982 dystopian scifi film drama directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford as the titular character. The film was loosely based on Philip K Dick’s novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Despite the initial commercial and critical failure of Blade Runner (when it was first released in 1982), the film has attained cult status in the years since and has been retroactively hailed as one of the best science-fiction films of all time. 

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THE HANDMAID’S TALE S04E10 (REVIEW)THE HANDMAID’S TALE S04E10 (REVIEW)

The Handmaid's Tale S04E10

The Handmaid’s Tale S04E10 is the finale of the fourth season of a dystopian alternate reality drama TV series based on Margaret Atwood’s novel of the same name. In this alternate history, the USA has been taken over by hardcore fundamental religious fanatics and renamed as Gilead. In Gilead, women have become the property of men once more as the nation is ruled by theocratic patriarchy. 

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LOKI S01E02 (REVIEW)LOKI S01E02 (REVIEW)

Loki S01E02

Loki S01E02 is the second instalment of the first season of a scifi superhero action-adventure drama set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The series stars Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the God of Mischief, Loki Laufeyson which Hiddleston had previously portrayed in the MCU, most notably as the main antagonist in The Avengers. 

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ACCORDING TO JACK KIRBY (REVIEW)ACCORDING TO JACK KIRBY (REVIEW)

According to Jack Kirby

According to Jack Kirby is a historical book written by Michael Hill examining the claims of Jack Kirby to the creation of several seminal Marvel Comics characters of the 1960s. In the wake of the immense popularity of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), one key question emerges – who created the icons that underpin the MCU’s success viz. Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and the Avengers. What about the other characters that paved the way for the MCU e.g. the X-Men, the Fantastic Four and Spider-Man? Would it surprise you to discover that all these characters were created by one man? And not the one you might think – JACK KIRBY. 

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TIME MINISERIES (STORY ANALYSIS)TIME MINISERIES (STORY ANALYSIS)

Time BBC miniseries

Time is a 3-part crime drama miniseries from the BBC, starring Sean Bean and Stephen Graham. Time is set in an English prison and features Mark Cobden (Bean), a convict and Eric McNally (Graham), a prison officer in the lead roles. The miniseries follows both characters through their life journeys as circumstances drive them into making difficult choices and decisions. 

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HACKS SEASON 1 (ANALYSIS)HACKS SEASON 1 (ANALYSIS)

Hacks Season 1 Analysis

Hacks Season 1 is the first season of a streaming black comedy drama TV series. The series explores a dark mentorship that forms between Deborah Vance (Jean Smart), a legendary Las Vegas comedian, and Ava (Hannah Einbinder), an entitled, outcast 25-year-old writer. Created by Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello and Jen Statsky, Hacks premiered on May 13, 2021 on HBO Max. Analysis follows …

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LOKI S01E01 (REVIEW)LOKI S01E01 (REVIEW)

Loki S01E01

Loki S01E01 is the first instalment of the first season of a scifi superhero action-adventure drama set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The series stars Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the God of Mischief, Loki Laufeyson which Hiddleston had previously portrayed in the MCU, most notably as the main antagonist in The Avengers

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THE HANDMAID’S TALE S04E09 (REVIEW)THE HANDMAID’S TALE S04E09 (REVIEW)

The Handmaid’s Tale S04E09 is the penultimate instalment of the fourth season of a dystopian alternate reality drama TV series based on Margaret Atwood’s novel of the same name. In this alternate history, the USA has been taken over by hardcore fundamental religious fanatics and renamed as Gilead. In Gilead, women have become the property of men once more as the nation is ruled by theocratic patriarchy. 

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beabadoobee : NEW POWER POP ROCK N’ ROLLbeabadoobee : NEW POWER POP ROCK N’ ROLL

beabadoobee

beabadoobee is the first artist under this fresh continuing series (hopefully) covering young bands/artists making new music that qualifies as Power Pop Rock N’ Roll. Yes, despite our protestations to the contrary, it does seem that there are young people out there still stubbornly utilising guitars, bass, drums (and keyboards) to write and record music. Not a review so much as a discovery feature that will shine a spotlight on deserving bands/artists who produce the kind of music that Power Pop Rock N’ Roll fans of all ages will enjoy and appreciate. 

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THE HANDMAID’S TALE S04E08 (REVIEW)THE HANDMAID’S TALE S04E08 (REVIEW)

The Handmaid’s Tale S04E08 is the eighth instalment of the fourth season of a dystopian alternate reality drama TV series based on Margaret Atwood’s novel of the same name. In this alternate history, the USA has been taken over by hardcore fundamental religious fanatics and renamed as Gilead. In Gilead, women have become the property of men once more as the nation is ruled by theocratic patriarchy. 

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FRIENDS : THE REUNION (REVIEW)FRIENDS : THE REUNION (REVIEW)

Friends : The Reunion brings together the original cast of the hit comedy TV series that ran from 1994 – 2004. Since ending the series 17 years ago, Courtney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry and Matt Le Blanc – all worldwide household names due to the show’s popularity – have never been in the same TV event together until this reunion show. 

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THE HANDMAID’S TALE S04E07 (REVIEW)THE HANDMAID’S TALE S04E07 (REVIEW)

The Handmaid's Tale S04E07

The Handmaid’s Tale S04E07 is the seventh instalment of the fourth season of a dystopian alternate-reality drama TV series based on Margaret Atwood’s novel of the same name. In this alternate history, the USA has been taken over by hardcore fundamental religious fanatics and renamed as Gilead. In Gilead, women have become the property of men once more as the nation is ruled by theocratic patriarchy. 

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THE DIRTY DOZEN (STORY ANALYSIS)THE DIRTY DOZEN (STORY ANALYSIS)

The Dirty Dozen

The Dirty Dozen is a 1967 war action drama film directed by Robert Aldrich and based on the novel written by E.M. Nathanson. The story is a work of fiction, set during World War II and centred around twelve court-martialled soldiers who are promised a reprieve from their capital sentences if they are successful in completing a virtual suicide mission behind enemy lines, just before D-Day. 

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ARMY OF THE DEAD (MOVIE REVIEW)ARMY OF THE DEAD (MOVIE REVIEW)

Army of the Dead

Army of the Dead is a 2021 American horror action drama film directed by Zack Snyder, with a screenplay he co-wrote with Shay Hatten and Joby Harold, based on a story by Snyder. The film had been in development hell at Warner Bros since 2007 before being picked up by Netflix in 2019. Army of the Dead marks Zack Snyder’s first new film since Justice League and the release was accompanied has been accompanied with the attendant hype from the buzz over The Snyder Cut and so on. 

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THE HANDMAID’S TALE S04E06 (REVIEW)THE HANDMAID’S TALE S04E06 (REVIEW)

The Handmaid's Tale S04E06

The Handmaid’s Tale S04E06 is the sixth instalment of the fourth season of a dystopian alternate reality drama TV series based on Margaret Atwood’s novel of the same name. In this alternate history, the USA has been taken over by hardcore fundamental religious fanatics and renamed as Gilead. In Gilead, women have become the property of men once more as the nation is ruled by theocratic patriarchy. 

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