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Are CG characters now the main attraction in blockbusters?

The many guises of Andy Serkis!
Mark Harrison Feature Jul 22, 2014

Mark wonders whether we're now at the point where CG characters matter more than human ones to Hollywood...

10 ace takes on the Doctor Who theme music

Jeff Szpirglas Feature Jul 21, 2014

As we ponder how series 8's music will sound, Jeff digs out ten inventive takes on the Doctor Who theme...

Analysing the 1988 Rambo childrens' 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...

The Bottom Shelf: Goal Of The Dead, Cellar Dwellar and more

Nick Aldwinckle Feature Jul 21, 2014

It's another of Nick's monthly horror disc round-ups, this time including the delights of football-rom-zom-com Goal Of The Dead...

Upcoming comic book films that aren’t Marvel Studios or DC

The inside of a cinema
Rob Leane Feature Jul 18, 2014

From Bananaman to Sin City, Rob looks at some of the more left-field comic book movies coming soon…

Performance capture, Serkis, movies, videogames and Apes

James Clayton Feature Jul 18, 2014

The James Clayton column: James explores the path to Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, and where we might be heading next...

What does 'back to basics' mean for Doctor Who?

Andrew Blair Feature Jul 18, 2014

Andrew examines what it really means for Capaldi era Doctor Who to be described as going 'back to basics'...

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes and the future of CG

Ryan Lambie Feature Jul 17, 2014

This summer's Planet Of The Apes sequel breaks new ground in effects. Ryan wonders what Dawn means for the future of big-screen CG...

How Buffy The Vampire Slayer predicted Joss Whedon's Marvel work

Kyle McManus Feature Jul 17, 2014

How did Marvel's comic book mythologies and storytelling influence Joss Whedon's first big creation, Buffy The Vampire Slayer?

Sequels that damaged the ending of the previous film

Simon Brew Feature Jul 17, 2014

A good sequel picks up where the previous film left off, continuing the story and expanding the world. These sequels? They don't do that

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