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  • Honey, I Shrunk My Sense of Childhood Wonder

    Movie News | Luke | 20th September 2012

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    VHS transfer of Honey, I Shrunk The Kids reveals the sky to be a building painted blue. The gradual dismantling of all we know to be true continues unabated. Thanks and blame goes to Spliggle.

  • 12 totally inappropriate moments in kids movies

    Movie Feature | Luke | 4th March 2011

    People say movies these days have lost all sense of moral guidance. Sure, whilst it's true the average PG now contains more sex, drugs and violence than a weekend at Club Sheen, it's hardly anything new - filmmakers were just better at slipping it in back then. Here's a round-up of movie moments that were just a l'il bit too advanced for their intended audience.

  • Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince

    Movie Review | Ali | 4th July 2009

    First, an admission: I've not read the Harry Potter books. Go ahead: take me out back and shoot me. I've seen the films and enjoyed them as passing distractions, but never felt obliged to comment, given that they're so clearly aimed at the hardcore fans - trying to review them would be like pretending to support a football team ...

  • Coraline

    Movie Review | Ben | 7th May 2009

    There's something deeply disturbing about button-eyes. Maybe it's the lack of reflection or emotion that leaves a certain 'deadness' about them. But if your Other Mother is more loving and attentive than your real mother, surely that's a good thing? Even if she has button eyes, right? Coraline (Fanning) is an adventurous but ...

  • Top 10 Most Annoying Movie Kids: Pt. 2

    Movie Feature | Ali | 22nd January 2007


  • Top 10 Most Annoying Movie Kids

    Movie Feature | Ali | 22nd January 2007

    Children are not cute as a button. They are not adorable. They aren't the darndest things. They are the sworn enemy of cinema. When they're not toddling around at your local multiplex, spilling Ribena on your jacket and crapping themselves at the scary bits, they've got the bloody gall to actually appear in the films themsel...

  • Why I Hate... Kids

    Movie Feature | Ali | 24th July 2005

    "Little children should be seen and not heard." Whoever said that was clearly a kiddie-fiddler. Talking cinema, I can certainly appreciate the second bit - I've lost count of how many times I've fantasised about lining up small, noisy children at my local multiplex while I unload my nail gun through their little unbl...