May The Toys Be With You… Palitoy returns to Coalville in new exhibition

Action Man, Pippa, Tressy, Tiny Tears, Care Bears, Strawberry Shortcake, the stars of Star Wars and many more have returned to Coalville, Leicestershire – once home to toy maker Palitoy, as part of the free The Many Faces of Palitoy exhibition, part of a much wider project celebrating the heritage of the fondly-remembered British toy companyContinue reading May The Toys Be With You… Palitoy returns to Coalville in new exhibition

Tom Holland as Spider-Man

Spider-Man set to span two cinematic universes, Marvel film dates update

Good news for Spider-Man fans. Sony Pictures Entertainment and The Walt Disney Studios have jointly announced that Marvel Studios and its President Kevin Feige will produce the third film in the Spider-Man Homecoming starring Tom Holland. The film is scheduled for release on 16th July 2021 (full “Marvel” slate” included here), and as part ofContinue reading Spider-Man set to span two cinematic universes, Marvel film dates update

Ad Astra (2019)

In Review: Ad Astra

WARNING – SPOILER ALERT – do not read on if you think plot reveals may harm your viewing of this film! Review by Tim Robins Director: James Gray Cast: Brad Pitt (Roy McBride), Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler, Tommy Lee Jones (Clifford McBride), Donald Sutherland The Film: Thirty years ago, Clifford McBride led a voyage intoContinue reading In Review: Ad Astra

Avengers: Endgame Poster SNIP

Avengers: Endgame becomes fastest-selling UK digital download film of all time

Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame has debuted at Number 1 on the UK’s Official Film Chart with the highest-ever opening week of digital download sales. Just five weeks after becoming the highest-grossing film of all time at the box-office, Endgame clocked up a whopping 335,400 downloads in its first week – smashing the previous record held byContinue reading Avengers: Endgame becomes fastest-selling UK digital download film of all time

The Fantastic Fifties Magazine Montage

Hemlock Books latest Fantastic Fifties magazine spotlights Hammer Horror

Quite by chance, the result of a chat with author and ComicSceneUK writer Martin Dallard, I came across The Fantastic Fifties magazine published by Hemlock Books, which has been going for a while now. A magazine for lovers of retro cinema, The Fantastic Fifties is exclusively devoted to what the publishers describe as one ofContinue reading Hemlock Books latest Fantastic Fifties magazine spotlights Hammer Horror