News, Reviews & Features
  • Inevitable slow Christmas period movie news round-up

    Movie News | Ali | 29th December 2010

    Afternoon all. I trust you all had tolerable festive seasons? I hope you didn't come here looking for movie news, because surprisingly, fuck all has been going on in the last week. Here's some junk I scraped together.

  • Xmas Competition Bonanza! (Part 2)

    TV Feature | Kirsty Harrison | 7th December 2010

    We promised you more exciting gifts, and much like Santa and his bulging sack of goodies, we always deliver. In fact, were better than Santa, because we don't give a damn how you behave the rest of the year.

  • Xmas Competition Bonanza!

    TV Feature | Kirsty Harrison | 1st December 2010

    You wait for one interesting thing to come along and BOOM! Three competitions come along at the same time. That’s right; it’s a Bumper Christmas DVD Giveaway. Stick it, Santa.

  • Disney pop mo-cap in Zemeckis' ass

    Movie News | Ali | 14th March 2010

    Last stop for The Polar Express. Disney have shut down Robert Zemeckis' motion-capture studio ImageMovers Digital studio, meaning you won't be seeing his corpse-eyed puppet people any more.

  • Nic Cage turns on Bath Xmas lights

    Movie News | Ali | 28th November 2009

    Nicolas Cage returned to his spiritual home, Bath, to turn on the town's Christmas lights. Also in attendance: Toby Anstis, Father Christmas.

  • Robert Zemeckis thinks Robert Zemeckis worthy of an Oscar

    Movie Feature | Ali | 26th November 2009

    And the award for Only Person Who Still Believes Performance Capture Is The Future goes to...

  • A Christmas Carol

    Movie Review | Rob | 16th November 2009

    A Christmas Carol is one of the most well-known and much-loved stories of all time - a story that's been adapted so many times that it's hard to get particularly excited about a fresh take. So, when it was announced that Robert Zemeckis was going to make yet another version, using the same motion-capture technology he used with The Polar Express and Beowulf, it registered with a tremendous meh. A Christmas Carol without the Muppets just doesn't seem right.

  • New trailer for A Christmas Carol

    Movie Trailer | Ali | 13th September 2009

    A Christmas Carol? In September? You couldn't make it up! Etc.

  • Four Christmases

    Movie Review | Ali | 30th November 2008

    Christmas is many things - exhausting, expensive, an increasingly tedious capitalist holiday marketed by soulless corporations - but it is rarely funny. Enough with the laughter, dammit - this is the festive season and there are life lessons to be learned! The Christmas comedy can usually be spotted (and avoided) from a mile off...