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Doctor Who series 9: latest trailer breakdown

Andrew Blair Feature Aug 13, 2015

There's a second full trailer for Doctor Who series 9, and here's what we unpacked inside it...

The top 50 80s kids' TV themes

Andrew Blair Feature Jul 30, 2015

From Bananaman to Grange Hill, join us in a spot of TV nostalgia as we celebrate 50 great 1980s kids' TV theme songs...

The Legend Of Barney Thomson review

Andrew Blair Review Jul 24, 2015

This black comedy from Robert Carlyle is a solid first go in the director's chair...

Inside Out: co-director Ronnie del Carmen interview

Andrew Blair Interview Jul 22, 2015

Ronnie del Carmen chats to us about Inside Out, The Numskulls, Pixar, Batman and Jason Statham...

Doctor Who series 9: first trailer breakdown

Andrew Blair Feature Jul 10, 2015

Doctor Who series 9 with Peter Capaldi arrives in September, which gives us plenty of time to speculate over this first trailer...

Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD review

Andrew Blair Review Jul 7, 2015

Grant Morrison, Neil Gaiman, Pat Mills and John Wagner are amongst the talking heads in the first full documentary about the mighty 2000AD.

EIFF 2015: Chuck Norris vs Communism review

Andrew Blair Review Jul 1, 2015

Was there ever a more interesting movie title? Plus, Chuck Norris vs Communism does live up to its name...

Maggie review

Andrew Blair Review Jun 26, 2015

Maggie may be an Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle, but it's Abigail Breslin who really steals the show...

Uncanny review

Andrew Blair Review Jun 26, 2015

Unable to escape comparisons to Ex Machina, Uncanny is nevertheless a fantastic, thought-provoking AI film in its own right...

Inside Out review

Andrew Blair Review Jun 24, 2015

Pixar's latest movie, Inside Out, shows us the world through the eyes of our emotions. Be warned: some of those emotions might leak out...

Top 50 90s kids' TV themes

Andrew Blair Feature Jun 19, 2015

It's time for... Animaniacs, Playdays and Round The Twist - We double dare you to not sing along with these...

Doctor Who series 9: what next for Gallifrey?

Andrew Blair Feature May 27, 2015

We look ahead to Doctor Who series 9 and ask what the future holds for Peter Capaldi's Doctor and the home planet of the Time Lords?

Looking back at the Discworld videogame

Andrew Blair Feature May 8, 2015

The videogame of Terry Pratchett's Discworld remains - well, let's go with 'not very easy'...

Is Liam Neeson shortchanging his talent?

Andrew Blair Feature May 7, 2015

We all know Liam Neeson is a fine actor with an enviable range. But are his action days doing his talents justice?

What next for Saturday night UK family drama?

Andrew Blair Feature May 5, 2015

From Primeval to Merlin and Atlantis, Doctor Who's return spawned a host of Saturday teatime dramas that have since disappeared. What next?

The Golden Compass: what went wrong?

Andrew Blair Feature Apr 21, 2015

With fantasy franchises having been so popular in recent years, why did Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials series stop before it got going?

Middle-earth: ranking Peter Jackson's films in quality order

Andrew Blair Feature Mar 27, 2015

From An Unexpected Journey to The Return Of The King, we rank the six films that make up the Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit trilogies.

10 years of new Doctor Who: a fan's look-back at Rose

Andrew Blair Feature Mar 26, 2015

On the 10th anniversary of Rose's first broadcast, here's how one Classic Who fan felt watching Doctor Who's comeback episode...

Are we responsible for the cinema we get?

Andrew Blair Feature Mar 18, 2015

Fed up of sequels and reboots? Andrew wonders if there's something we can do about it...

Doctor Who: what can a Dalek story do?

Andrew Blair Feature Mar 13, 2015

Ruthless, power-mad killers, the Daleks are an iconic Doctor Who villain, but what can stories about them achieve in the show?

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