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What lies ahead for the Spider-Man franchise?

Seb Patrick Feature Aug 22, 2014

Sony clearly has big plans for its Spider-Man franchise, but how will it pan out? Seb looks at what we know, what might happen, and more...

Will more TV episodes be shown as event cinema?

Mark Harrison Feature Aug 22, 2014

With the Doctor Who series 8 opener coming to cinemas tomorrow night, Mark asks whether more TV could be screened as cinematic events...

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...

Sin City and the eternal, seductive allure of film noir

James Clayton Feature Aug 22, 2014

The release of Sin City: A Dame To Kill For inspires James to look back at its film noir roots, and some classic examples of the genre...

Bojack Horseman: dark, funny, and worth your time

Pete Dillon-Trenchard Feature Aug 21, 2014

Pete checks out Netflix animation Bojack Horseman, and finds a bold, hilariously dark comedy featuring a cast at the top of its game...

Lucy, The Core, and scientific accuracy in films

Ryan Lambie Feature Aug 21, 2014

Luc Besson’s Lucy may be based on a debunked myth, but does bad science in films matter if the story’s well-told, Ryan asks...

What Doctor Who series 8 can learn from Earthshock

Andrew Blair Feature Aug 21, 2014

On the eve of Doctor Who's new series, Andrew considers what lessons it could learn from classic Fifth Doctor story Earthshock...

The death of Robin Williams, and a call to be better

Simon Brew Feature Aug 20, 2014

The tragedy surrounding Robin Williams' passing was made worse by crass reporting in some sectors of the media, Simon writes...

Frustrating games in videogame history

Jamie Andrew Feature Aug 20, 2014

From the 1980s to the 21st century, Jamie takes us on a guided tour of the most frustrating videogames he's encountered so far...

The perplexing mysteries of Peppa Pig

Jenny Morrill Feature Aug 20, 2014

Why do mammals reign supreme? Is Miss Rabbit a clone? Are Mummy and Daddy Pig siblings? Jenny considers Peppa Pig's eternal questions...

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