15th Aug2017

‘Twin Peaks 3×14′ Review

by Paul Metcalf

If there is one thing we’ve needed from Twin Peaks, it has been answers. This week it seems it is time to get down to business and get things moving. Which is a good thing as this is episode 14 out of 18! In this week’s Twin Peaks, the focus appears to be on dreams. […]

08th Aug2017

‘Twin Peaks 3×13′ Review

by Paul Metcalf

While last week’s Twin Peaks may have concentrated on trials and tribulations of the smaller people, this week we got back to the what the Doppelganger (Kyle MacLachlan) is getting up to. Giving us an arm wrestling competition we’ll never forget, we were also treated to a bit of nostalgia. With Dougie reaping the rewards […]

04th Aug2017

‘WWE: Kurt Angle – The Essential Collection’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

If you are a fan of professional wrestling then you’ll know the interesting history of Kurt Angle. One of the best athletes in sports entertainment, his return to the WWE is something both he and the fans have been waiting for. In WWE: Kurt Angle – The Essential Collection, we get to relive some of […]

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04th Aug2017

‘Next Up Hero’ Beta Preview

by Paul Metcalf

It seems these days that anything can be crowdfunded, it gives the chance for things that may not get funded to actual go into production. Next Up Hero takes the idea of using a crowd, and use them to complete procedurally created gaming sessions. Creating something that feels unique in gaming. The idea of creating […]

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01st Aug2017

‘Game of Thrones 7×03: The Queen’s Justice’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

If you are still getting over last week’s episode, don’t expect any chance to catch a breath in this week’s Game of Thrones. Westeros has hit a next phase of war, with Cersei (Lena Headey) and Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) battling for supremacy. Poor Jon Snow (Kit Harington) is standing between them yelling “What about the […]

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01st Aug2017

‘Twin Peaks 3×12′ Review

by Paul Metcalf

If you were looking for any big revelations this week in Twin Peaks, it looks like you are out of luck. One thing that is obvious though is a storm is brewing, and it is always the quietest before the storm… While Dougie (Kyle MacLachlan) is living his Las Vegas life, It looks evil Cooper […]

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25th Jul2017

‘Twin Peaks 3×11′ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Now that we are at episode 11 of Twin Peaks, the truth behind the return is starting to come together. What this episode surprisingly proves though is just how well David Lynch and Mark Frost have pulled the world back together, and merged the old and the new into what we have today… This week […]

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21st Jul2017

‘Another Mother’s Son’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jenny Seagrove, John Hannah, Amanda Abbington, Ronan Keating, Julian Kostov | Written by Jenny Lecoat | Directed by Christopher Menaul When we see World War 2 movies based on the British experience, normally we witness the events of the Blitz and see the hardship people went through. Another Mother’s Son takes us to Nazi […]

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21st Jul2017

‘Public Enemy: The Complete Season’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

When you’ve seen enough Nordic Noir style series you tend to see certain formulas to the stories. Public Enemy is one that definitely feels familiar, but instead of familiarity breeding content, this time it offers an engrossing experience. When federal police investigator Chloe Muller (Stéphanie Blanchoud) is given the task to protect Guy Beranger (Angelo […]

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21st Jul2017

‘Count Arthur Strong: The Complete Third Series’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Rory Kinnear, Steve Delaney, Bronagh Gallagher, David Plimmer, Andy Linden  | Created by Steve Delaney When I’ve seen Count Arthur Strong on television, I do tend to watch the odd episode, but I never seem to have the time to stick with it. Reviewing Count Arthur Strong: The Complete Third Series though has allowed me to […]

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19th Jul2017

‘Personal Shopper’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Kristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger, Sigrid Bouaziz, Anders Danielsen Lie, Ty Olwin, Hammou Graïa, Nora von Waldstätten, Benjamin Biolay, Audrey Bonnet, Pascal Rambert | Written and Directed by Olivier Assayas Maureen (Kristen Stewart) is a Personal Shopper by day and a ghost hunter by night. Trying to find proof her brother is communicating with her from […]

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18th Jul2017

‘Twin Peaks 3×10′ Review

by Paul Metcalf

If you are a fan of Twin Peaks you’ll no doubt have already thanked David Lynch and Mark Frost in your head for bringing us season 3. At episode 10 we are now officially down the rabbit hole, but if you were looking for much progress in the main story you won’t get it here. […]

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13th Jul2017

‘Elle’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny, Charles Berling, Virginie Efira, Judith Magre, Christian Berkel, Jonas Bloquet, Alice Isaaz, Vimala Pons | Written by David Birke | Directed by Paul Verhoeven When you hear the name Paul Verhoeven you can’t help but think of Showgirls. Then of course he has other, beloved (some would say classic) movies […]

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12th Jul2017

‘Neruda’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Gael García Bernal, Luis Gnecco, Mercedes Morán, Emilio Gutiérrez Caba, Diego Muñoz, Alejandro Goic, Pablo Derqui, Marcelo Alonso, Michael Silva, Francisco Reyes | Written by Guillermo Calderón | Directed by Pablo Larraín Films based on the years after World War 2 are always interesting because they look at how the world changed forever. Going […]

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11th Jul2017

‘Twin Peaks 3×09′ Review

by Paul Metcalf

After episode 8 of Twin Peaks, this latest one had a lot to live up to. While it may not be as artistic and mind-blowing, for Twin Peaks fans, many boxes were ticked as to what is a good episode of the returning show. The main thing to realise of course is that season 3 […]

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04th Jul2017

‘Perception’ Review (PS4)

by Paul Metcalf

If you’ve played the Outcast or Amnesia games then you’ll know all too well the experience of running through corridors escaping an unknown entity. Perception is a similar game, but to complicate things it removes your vision, and pushes you into the world of the unknown. In Perception, you play the role of Cassie, a […]

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03rd Jul2017

‘Doctor Who 10×12: The Doctor Falls’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

So, the season finale is here and we all knew that Doctor Who was going to die. It isn’t a surprise, Peter Capaldi is leaving, as is Steven Moffat. With just the Christmas episode to go before Doctor Who returns in an all new form, does this episode live up to all expectations? Oh, and […]

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30th Jun2017

‘Okja’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Seo-Hyun Ahn, Giancarlo Esposito, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jungeun Lee, Hee-Bong Byun, Shirley Henderson | Written and Directed by Bong Joon Ho In a world where we are running out of food and our population is increasing, finding an answer to the problem is something the world is working on. Okja shows […]

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27th Jun2017

‘The Amityville Horror’ Blu-ray Review (Second Sight)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger, Don Stroud, Murray Hamilton, John Larch, Natasha Ryan, K.C. Martel, Meeno Peluce, Michael Sacks, Helen Shaver | Written by Sandor Stern | Directed by Stuart Rosenberg When films say they are based on true stories, it is easy to take such statements with a pinch of salt. The […]

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27th Jun2017

‘Twin Peaks 3×08′ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Going into this episode of Twin Peaks, there was a buzz around it. Something special was going to happen, and of course fans were excited. Would this mean that Agent Cooper (Kyle Maclachlan) was finally going to wake up in the body of Dougie? Was Sherilyn Fenn finally returning as Audrey Horne? Welcome to Twin […]

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26th Jun2017

‘The Autopsy of Jane Doe’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Brian Cox, Emile Hirsch, Olwen Kelly, Ophelia Lovibond | Written by Ian Goldberg, Richard Naing | Directed by Andre Ovredal Horror is a genre that relies on word of mouth when it comes to finding the good films. We tend to get the big Hollywood releases that are fairly generic with their scares, then […]

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26th Jun2017

‘Doctor Who 10×11: World Enough and Time’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

When you know that Missy (Michelle Gomez) and The Master (John Simm) are going to meet in this episode (no, not a spoiler) you know that there is going to be some timey wimey shenanigans going on. In this episode of Doctor Who that is exactly what we get, with an equal measure of déjà […]

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