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Anvil! The Story of Anvil

In the early ’80s, Canadian metal band Anvil were headlining rock festivals, releasing acclaimed albums and influencing the likes of Slayer, Anthrax and Metallica. 25 years later, the band have faded into obscurity, struggling to make ends meet but still trying to make it big. 377 more words

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Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

In Wallace and Gromit’s 2005 cinematic debut, our plasticine heroes run a humane pest-control service called Anti-Pesto, there’s a were-rabbit on the loose, and the Giant Vegetable Competition is fast approaching. 309 more words

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RETRO REVIEW: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES S1 EP5 SHREDDED and SPLINTERED

It’s sad to say but the original animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have not stood up well against the test of time.  The show — when not remembered through nostalgia goggles — is overly corny and simplistic, even for a child’s Saturday-morning cartoon.   582 more words

Television

Mission: Impossible

Tom Cruise is here doing what he does best: running around beating up bad guys. The troubled megastar plays a troubled secret ops bloke, Ethan Hunt, whose team gets wiped out by a job which turned out to be a trap. 379 more words

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Gone With the Wind

The US Civil War era epic follows a young girl called Scarlett (Vivien Leigh), the daughter of wealthy plantation owners in the Old South. It opens with her and her companions pining after the local men in scenes which bear some resemblance to a… 625 more words

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Retro Review: Trick Or Treat (1986)

!!Warning!! This review/summary is pretty full of spoilers, go watch the movie first!!

OK, before we can really get into the meat of this review, it’s time for a quick history lesson. 1,888 more words

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Retro Roundtable Review: SikTh - The Trees Are Dead & Dried Out Wait For Something Wild

“A million minds and a million voices. A million thoughts, and only one choice, the need to find peace.”

Label: Gut Records

Release Date: August 18, 2003… 956 more words

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