08th Mar2021

‘The Stand 1×07: The Walk’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell It is fair to say that by now we know that The Stand hasn’t really delivered in terms of the characters, but there is still one way it could redeem itself, and that is to improve on […]

18th Feb2021

‘The Stand 1×06: The Vigil’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell For fans of The Stand there are certain characters and events that stand out. In episode 6 we finally get to see not only one of the favourite characters from the book finally make his appearance, but […]

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15th Feb2021

‘The Stand 1×05: Fear & Loathing in New Vegas’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell One of the strongest things about The Stand has always been about the characters. Now we are in the second half of this new adaption of the book it is fair to say that the characters are […]

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14th Jan2021

‘The Stand 1×04: The House of the Dead’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell Now that we are reaching the mid-point of The Stand with it’s fourth episode, the focus should be moving onto how people fight against the Flagg. This is exactly what we get, but the problems with the […]

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11th Jan2021

‘The Stand 1×03: Blank Pages’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell Now onto the third episode of The Stand, it is obvious that things have to start happening. With so many characters still to be discovered though, it’s almost expected we’ll be seeing plenty of flashbacks. Now that […]

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05th Jan2021

‘The Stand 1×02: Pocket Saviour’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell It is fair to say that the new version of The Stand still has the shadow of the original mini-series to escape from. This week we get introduced to some of the other characters fans will have […]

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18th Dec2020

‘The Stand 1×01’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell Being a big fan of the Mick Garris mini-series I couldn’t help but go into this new version of The Stand ready to compare it with the 1994 version. Times have changed though and so has The […]

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02nd Apr2019

‘Assassination Nation’ DVD Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Odessa Young, Hari Nef, Suki Waterhouse, Abra, Colman Domingo, Bill Skarsgård, Joel McHale, Anika Noni Rose, Bella Thorne, Maude Apatow, Cody Christian, Danny Ramirez | Written and Directed by Sam Levinson The Salem witch trials are brought screaming into the 21st century through the lens of the modern teenage experience. This is the story of […]

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23rd Nov2018

‘Assassination Nation’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Odessa Young, Hari Nef, Suki Waterhouse, Abra, Colman Domingo, Bill Skarsgård, Joel McHale, Anika Noni Rose, Bella Thorne, Maude Apatow, Cody Christian, Danny Ramirez | Written and Directed by Sam Levinson The Salem witch trials are brought screaming into the 21st century through the lens of the modern teenage experience. This is the story of […]

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05th Oct2018

LFF 2018: ‘Assassination Nation’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Odessa Young, Hari Nef, Suki Waterhouse, Abra, Colman Domingo, Bill Skarsgård, Joel McHale, Anika Noni Rose, Bella Thorne, Maude Apatow, Cody Christian, Danny Ramirez | Written and Directed by Sam Levinson High school senior Lily and her crew of besties live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies, and chats – just like the […]

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