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“You’re Not Superman, You Know.”

I recently finished working through Jenny Nicholson’s (hilarious) guest appearances on the Screen Junkies show Movie Fights, and her impassioned advocacy for Sam Raimi’s first Spider-Man movie (2002) set me scouring the shops for a copy, so I could better … Continue reading

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“So, You’ve Gone Insane. That’s Fun.”

[Contains dried robin’s blood and SPOILERS!!!] The major story arc dominating Season Six of Parks and Recreation (2013), aside from ‘Leslie Knope’s (Amy Poehler) acrimonious recall from the City Council, was the not-entirely-unrelated merging of cash-strapped Eagleton (and its super-snooty … Continue reading

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“This Is Why I Prefer Nightmares.”

[Contains pixelated “penis hats” and SPOILERS!!!] Unfortunately for all, the major story arc dominating Season Five of Parks and Recreation (2012) was newly-elected-council-woman ‘Leslie Knope’s (Amy Poehler) clashes with overbearing butthead ‘Jeremy Jamm’ (Jon Glaser), who is easily the worst … Continue reading

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Xena-Philia 2: Immortal Be-loathed

[Contains fake wooden throwing thingies and SPOILERS!!!] The second season of Xena: Warrior Princess (1996) boasted two significant (but temporary) character deaths… the first came at the end of ep #2.5, when a callous ‘Xena’ (Lucy Lawless) left a defeated … Continue reading

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Thus Spake “The Boomstick”

This weekend Starz decided to stoke up a little fan-frenzy for its forthcoming horror-comedy series Ash vs Evil Dead by releasing a 3-minute-long (NSFW) trailer into the wild. Despite the presence of Bruce Campbell in the lead role, and co-writing … Continue reading

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Eagle Vs. Bat

[Contains incriminating necklaces and SPOILERS!!!] It probably isn’t fair to compare Gotham, which just kicked-off its highly-anticipated first season, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., which recently returned for a second helping… but fanboys-and-girls have been playing the “DC or Marvel” game … Continue reading

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Xena-Philia

For geeky completists like myself, the big problem with Xena: Warrior Princess (1995) is that the title character’s story actually began in its sibling show Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, where she was introduced as a villain-of -the-week, before eventually realising … Continue reading

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