Film

Uncovering The Neuroscience Of ROBOCOP 2014

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  On the 7th February 2014, the flashy reboot of one of the most hallowed and valued action movie of the 1980s, Robocop, was released in cinemas. Directed by Jose Padilha, the director of the... more

How to Win at Poker the Movie Way

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If Daniel Craig, Matt Damon and Paul Newman can win at poker, then so can you! Take lessons from infamous games shown on the big screen and use them alongside more reputable poker strategies to stand... more

3 Examples Of How Horror Films Reflect Our Obession With Sex

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We, as a species, are an incredible horny bunch. From Miley Cyrus twerking her arse, to the awfully-catchy Robin Thicke smash single, Blurred Lines, it seems that everywhere you look, sexual content... more

12 Moments That Defined 2013′s Year In Nerd

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If you want a recap article dealing with horse burgers, the children of the ruling class and twerking, keep scrolling. My review of the year is purely to do with all things in the realm of geek. And... more

Why Do Modern Audiences Love Serial Killers?

Why Do Modern Audiences Love Serial Killers
  “If you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you” – Friedrich Nietzsche   It is a supreme contradiction that the group of people who, by all rights, shouldn’t be... more

How Ghost In The Shell Tech Predictions Continue To Come True

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Ghost in the Shell is a multi-media story franchise that started out life in 1989 as a manga in Young Magazine, a weekly adult male manga (known in Japan as seinen manga). Since its original year and... more

9 Cool Ideas We’d Like To See In Thor 3

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“She wouldn't want us to fight.” “Well, she wouldn't exactly be shocked.”   Thor: The Dark World has come and gone and, in contrast to Iron Man 3, it was a less of a sequel to The... more

Looking Back at Hammer Horror

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Despite the belief that horror has been a recently developed genre of cinema, audiences have been seeking scares long before the dawn of modern culture. As early as the Renaissance period, gothic... more

5 Ways People Missed The Anti-Consumerism Message Of Fight Club

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Along with Capitalism and individuality, one of the main messages of Chuck Palahniuk's book (and the David Fincher directed film) Fight Club is anti-consumerism. Here's 2 lines from the book: You... more

10 Actors Who Should Play Superheroes

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Superhero films are now a legitimate option for well-regarded actors. We’ve had Oscar winners playing Batman, Catwoman, Mystique, Rogue and Storm. But there are some rather obvious big actors and... more

Childs Play 1-6: Rating The Chucky Movies Best – Worst

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Rating the Chucky films from best to worst With the recent news that the 6th film in the Childs Play/Chucky series had been released I thought it best to reacquaint myself with the previous five... more

15 Stephen King Shorts That Would Make Epic Movies

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Last time, we counted down the top 10 Stephen King books that needed to make it to the silver screen. Now we’re listing King’s short stories that we think need the same treatment. King’s novels... more

How Loki’s Bringing Sexy Back To Marvel

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He’s existed in his current Marvel Comics guise since 1962. He’s been Thor’s chief villain for 50 years. But Loki is only just now hitting his peak of popularity. The probable answer as to why... more

5 Awesome Clone/Evil Twin’s Played By The Same Actor

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There was a time when evil twins were the exclusive preserve of cheesy US soap operas. But these days, they’re all over the place. And thanks to Orphan Black and Misfits, there are even more of... more

Does Thor: The Dark World Hammer The Original?

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There’s probably a good reason this film isn’t just called Thor 2, because The Avengers essentially, thanks to Loki, stole that title. We’ve already seen two films about the God of Thunder and... more

10 Stephen King Novels That Would Make Amazing Movies

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If Edgar Allan Poe is the master of horror of the 19th century and H. P. Lovecraft the master in the 20th century, then Stephen King is the master in the 21st... more

7 Marvel Summer Events That Would Make Amazing Movies

7 Marvel Summer Events That Would Make Amazing Movies
Summer-long event comics have become something of a benchmark in the comics industry, particularly in the past decade. Take an ensemble cast of heroes, pit ‘em against a threat that no single... more

5 Ways To Do A Punisher Movie Right

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By now I'll assume that all Punisher fans have seen Tom Jane's fan made short “Dirty Laundry”. If not, shame on you but you can check it out here.......I'll wait. OK, if you're just coming... more