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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd hit the big screen in 2007, courtesy of artist, director and David Cameron’s friend Tim Burton.

In one of the great shock casting decisions of the 21st century, Burton cast Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter as the leads; the murderous barber Sweeney Todd and his doting pie-chef Mrs. 373 more words


The Last King of Scotland

The feature debut of documentarian Kevin Maconald (Marley), The Last King of Scotland is a 2006 historical thriller – not about Alex Salmond, but former Ugandan President Idi Amin (Forest Whittaker). 298 more words


The Dark Knight Rises

8 years after The Dark Knight, Batman has been blamed for Harvey Dent’s crimes and Bruce has become a recluse, that is, until a new foe rears his ugly head: Bane – an outcast from the League of Shadows with the voice of a cartoon tree. 1,123 more words


Star Trek V: The Final Front Ear

Shortly after the end of The Voyage Home, recently demoted Captain Kirk is on shore leave with McCoy and Spock while a new Enterprise is kitted out. 610 more words


The Lost World: Jurassic Park

With Jurassic World stampeding the box office, let’s look back at The Lost World: Jurassic Park – the 1997 sequel to Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic classic. 247 more words


Retro Review: Batman #1 (1940) - "The Cat"

Retro Review takes a look at influential issues of DC Comics books and measures their artistic integrity against their cultural and symbolic importance to the DC Universe and comic books in general. 1,439 more words


Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones: The Retro Review

About a week ago, when it was announced that Ryu from Street Fighter would be a playable character in Smash Bros, I knew it would be a bast to play the game again with a new light.  340 more words

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