Alex Carter

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home - revisiting the movie

Alex Carter Feature
May 12, 2016

William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy lead the Star Trek crew on a quest to rescue some whales. Yep, it's Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home...

The Star Trek Q Spinoff Showcase

Alex Carter Feature
Mar 8, 2016

Isn't it about time Star Trek's Q had a spin-off TV series? Here are a few entirely serious suggestions...

Red Shoe Diaries: rewatching a 90s' 'classic'

Jenny Morrill Alex Carter Feature
Jan 27, 2016

In an alternate universe, Tasha Yar is sending Fox Mulder dirty stories. Naturally, we take a look...

The Star Wars Holiday Special revisited

Alex Carter Feature
Dec 24, 2015

Reality takes a holiday along with the Star Wars cast. But is the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special that bad?

Less-known Christmas films: The Smurfs - A Christmas Carol

Alex Carter Feature
Dec 9, 2015

We continue to trawl the DVD bargain bins hunting for overlooked Christmas films. Today? The Smurfs do A Christmas Carol.

The Ghostbusters sequels that have already been made

Alex Carter Feature
Nov 10, 2015

If you're not keen on the idea of the new reboot - or can't wait for it - there are plenty of other Ghostbusters sequels that already exist.

Looking back at Thomas And The Magic Railroad

Alex Carter Feature
May 23, 2015

We try and make some sense of the utterly bizarre Thomas The Tank Engine movie. What's Peter Fonda doing in a cave with a lady train again?

Night Of The Living Dead, and its 28 follow-ups

Alex Carter Feature
Apr 20, 2015

George A Romero's classic Night Of The Living Dead arguably has 28 follow-ups to date. We've even done a flowchart to prove it...

Revisiting Star Trek III: The Search For Spock

Alex Carter Feature
Apr 16, 2015

The late Leonard Nimoy made his directorial debut with Star Trek III: The Search For Spock. We take a lookback at the movie...

How much money could you win on Bullseye?

Jenny Morrill Alex Carter Feature
Feb 24, 2015

Assuming you played the perfect game of Bullseye and won all the prizes, how much could you walk away with?

24: ranking the seasons in order of quality

Alex Carter Feature
Feb 20, 2015

24's Jack Bauer has had more bad days than anyone. But some were worse than others…

Looking back at Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan

Alex Carter Feature
Jan 26, 2015

An untried director, cost cutting at every turn and a star killed in the first scene - Wrath Of Khan hardly had the makings of a classic...

7 films inexplicably turned into board games

Alex Carter Odd List
Dec 27, 2014

Terminator 2, Escape From New York, and more films turned into very unlikely board games....

Sega vs Nintendo: revisiting the deadliest console war

Alex Carter Feature
Dec 11, 2014

Forget the Xbox and the Playstation. The console wars of the early 90s were way more intense, especially if you were a kid back then...

Dragon Age: Inquisition PlayStation 4 review

Alex Carter Review
Nov 24, 2014

Alex reviews Bioware's epic new instalment in the Dragon Age franchise, Dragon Age: Inquisition...

Iron Hero: the most inept superhero movie ever?

Alex Carter Feature
Oct 9, 2014

An Iron Man 'homage' where character names change halfway through. Could Iron Hero be the worst superhero film of all time?

Looking back at Highlander III: The Sorcerer

Alex Carter Feature
Sep 4, 2014

Alex takes a look back at one of the most, er, not bad films ever made. It's Highlander III. It's better than Highlander II at least...

What went wrong with Highlander II: The Quickening?

Alex Carter Feature
Aug 19, 2014

Christopher Lambert didn't like it. Director Russell Mulcahy doesn't like it. Audiences didn't like it. But is Highlander II that bad?

Killer tips for winning a game of Monopoly

Alex Carter Feature
Jul 23, 2014

What's your favourite property in Monopoly? Alex explains the best ones to go for if you want to win...

50 brilliant movie opening credits sequences

Jenny Morrill Alex Carter Odd List
Jun 27, 2014

From a range of eras and genres, here's Jenny and Alex's light-hearted pick of 50 great opening title sequences from the movies...

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