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Videodrome: how Cronenberg subverts the noir thriller genre

Ryan Lambie Feature Aug 3, 2015

David Cronenberg's Videodrome isn't just a classic sci-fi horror, but also a brilliant noir thriller. Ryan explains why...

Games nobody talks about anymore: Captain Blood

Ryan Lambie Feature Aug 1, 2015

In 1988, the French studio Exxos released the incredibly strange space adventure game, Captain Blood. Ryan takes a trip back...

Zombi out in August for PS4 & Xbox One, trailer launches

Ryan Lambie News Jul 31, 2015

Update: The PlayStation 4, PC and Xbox One version of ZombiU (now just Zombi) is out in August...

26 incredibly arduous film productions

Ryan Lambie Odd List Jul 31, 2015

Script rewrites. Exacting directors. Terrible twists of fate. We look back through the ages to bring you 26 nightmarish film shoots…

Animator makes stunning 3D tribute to Hayao Miyazaki

Ryan Lambie Viral Video Jul 30, 2015

The films of Hayao Miyazaki, including Spirited Away, Ponyo and Princess Mononoke, are celebrated by a fellow animator's short film...

Mega Man Legends successor Red Ash gets publisher funding

Ryan Lambie News Jul 30, 2015

Update: Red Ash may be struggling on Kickstarter, but publisher Fuze has stepped in to fund the Mega Man Legends successor...

Pang Adventures announced for console, PC and mobile

Ryan Lambie News Jul 30, 2015

Classic platform shooter series Pang is getting a new entry courtesy of Dotemu and Pastagames. Step forward Pang Adventures...

Looking back at Michael Crichton's Runaway

Ryan Lambie Feature Jul 30, 2015

Tom Selleck and Gene Simmons starred in Michael Crichton's 1984 sci-fi thriller, Runaway. Ryan looks back at a flawed yet intriguing film...

Nintendo announces surprise profit

Ryan Lambie News Jul 29, 2015

In a surprise swing away from last year's loss of 9.9bn yen, Nintendo has announced a healthy and unexpected profit...

Mafia III announced, first image released

Ryan Lambie News Jul 28, 2015

Open-world gangster simulator Mafia III has been formally announced by 2K, and there's a first image to boot...

Super Mario Maker: new trailer

Ryan Lambie Trailer Jul 28, 2015

Nintendo's new trailer for Super Mario Maker shows how you can build your own challenging and very strange courses...

Does it matter whether stars do their own stunts?

Ryan Lambie Feature Jul 28, 2015

As Tom Cruise dangles from a plane in Mission: Impossible 5, we ask: does it matter whether stars do their own stunts or not?

Doom: id Software on taking the shooter back to its roots

Ryan Lambie News Jul 27, 2015

At QuakeCon over the weekend, id Software have been talking about its forthcoming Doom and how it takes the series back to its 90s roots...

Games nobody talks about anymore: Pang

Ryan Lambie Feature Jul 25, 2015

In 1990, Capcom created Pang, a game about shooting giant bubbles that is still curiously addictive today...

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation review

Ryan Lambie Review Jul 24, 2015

Tom Cruise returns as Ethan Hunt in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation. Here's Ryan's review of a brisk action thriller...

Pixels "could have been better" says original short's director

Ryan Lambie News Jul 24, 2015

As Adam Sandler comedy Pixels hits UK cinemas, the director of the original short shares his thoughts on the feature adaptation...

Michael Jackson wanted to play Jar Jar Binks in The Phantom Menace

Ryan Lambie News Jul 24, 2015

The Phantom Menace's Jar Jar Binks could have been played by Michael Jackson in prosthetics, says actor Ahmed Best...

Life Is Strange episode 4 dated for end of July

Ryan Lambie News Jul 23, 2015

Wondering where the fourth episode of Life Is Strange went? Wonder no more - it's dated for the 28th July...

Ico's original script contained more mother-daughter angst

Ryan Lambie News Jul 22, 2015

The classic Ico once had a more verbose script, which explained more about the dynamic between its trio of characters, we've learned...

Celebrating the sci-fi cinema of Jeff Goldblum

Ryan Lambie Feature Jul 22, 2015

From Body Snatchers to Independence Day, we celebrate Jeff Goldblum's unique contribution to sci-fi cinema...