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Killing Darth Maul: Lucas' big prequel trilogy mistake?

Ryan Lambie Feature Sep 17, 2014

Darth Maul was one of most exciting new characters in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. Ryan argues that George Lucas got rid of him too soon.

Looking back at Back To The Future Part III

Simon Brew Feature Sep 17, 2014

Back To The Future Part III isn't the most popular film in the trilogy. But Simon argues this sci-fi western deserves more love...

The evolution of the TV virus thriller

Louisa Mellor Feature Sep 17, 2014

As Guillermo del Toro’s The Strain comes to the UK, we look back at how TV’s virus thrillers have mutated over the decades…

Why Back To The Future IV never happened

Simon Brew Feature Sep 17, 2014

Despite the success of the Back To The Future trilogy, a sequel never appeared. And that's no bad thing, Simon writes...

The Bottom Shelf: Frightfest, Faults and Killer Klowns

Nick Aldwinckle Feature Sep 16, 2014

Indie horror Faults and Venezuelan chiller The House At The End Of Time are two of the films in this month's Bottom Shelf...

Looking back at Back To The Future Part II

Simon Brew Feature Sep 16, 2014

Robert Zemeckis provided a more than worthy follow-up to his 1985 classic. Simon looks back at Back To The Future II...

The Wind Rises: Hayao Miyazaki’s final masterpiece

Ryan Lambie Feature Sep 16, 2014

Hayao Miyazaki’s final animated feature The Wind Rises is out on disc this month. Ryan says farewell to a peerless filmmaking talent...

What does Microsoft’s acquisition mean for Minecraft?

Ryan Lambie Feature Sep 16, 2014

As Microsoft confirms its $2.5bn buyout of Mojang, Ryan ponders what the purchase means for Minecraft...

The books behind today's TV horror resurgence

Becky Lea Feature Sep 15, 2014

From The Strain to Penny Dreadful, Hannibal and more, we celebrate some of the books behind TV’s golden age of horror…

16 different ways that films make money

Brendon Connelly Feature Sep 15, 2014

Box office is one way a film makes its cash: but what are the others?

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