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The birth, death and regeneration of the Universal Soldier movies

Wil Jones Feature Aug 22, 2014

Universal Soldier began in 1992 before suffering from some tawdry sequels. Then John Hyams revived the franchise in spectacular fashion...

Jason Statham: the early years

Wil Jones Feature Aug 8, 2014

What did Jason Statham get up to before he became an action superstar? Hint: it involved quite a lot of metallic body paint...

The kids' cartoons made from inappropriately adult movies

Wil Jones Feature Jul 29, 2014

Whoever thought RoboCop, Highlander and Rambo would make suitable kids' cartoons? These folks, that's who...

Is it time to give Howard The Duck some more love?

Wil Jones Feature Jul 24, 2014

It may have been a notorious flop in the 80s, but doesn't Howard The Duck deserve a second look? It sure does, Wil writes...

Analysing the 1988 Rambo children's annual

Wil Jones Feature Jul 21, 2014

A kids' book based around a violent post-traumatic stress disorder sufferer, played by Sylvester Stallone? We analyse the Rambo annual...

In praise of Rik Mayall and Ade Edmondson's Bottom

Wil Jones Feature Jul 2, 2014

Grimy, bleak, extremely violent and stupidly funny, Wil salutes the genius of Ade Edmondson and Rik Mayall's sitcom, Bottom...