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A weird thing happened to me recently while I was listening to the excellent Alice Isn’t Dead podcast. The show is a mystery that unfolds week by week, we follow a trucker as she travels across the US searching for… well here is where I stop, for what I cannot stand on the internet is spoilers and I would hate to spoil a single second of this excellent series.…
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Why The Last Guardian Is Worth It.

Much of the response to The Last Guardian this month was that of frustration. Despite the critical reception being positive, the general consensuses has been that the game is deeply, technically flawed. I don’t think these criticisms are entirely unfair, the game is certainly not perfect, but I think the overtly negative reaction reveals a lot about the online gaming community and especially their thirst for blood.…
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Electric Six at the O2 Academy Birmingham

To the man on the street, Electric Six were that comedy band that came out with a couple of juvenile novelty hits about the same time Evanescence were somehow Number 1. However, to the devoted fans in the Birmingham O2 Academy 2 tonight, Electric Six are something else. They are a band which basically haven’t stopped since 2003.…
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The BBC Has Failed The Millennial Generation

Earlier in the year Peter Kosminsky made a speech at the Baftas about how the government was currently trying to decimate the BBC. I am fully supportive of the speech’s message and I certainly love it when someone uses a public platform to give the Tories a kicking. However what I really want to talk about is the BBC itself.…
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Too Bad About Bad Santa 2

The original Bad Santa is an anomaly. It shouldn’t have been good. The DVD cover is plastered with shite claiming that it’s ‘Too Rude for Cinema!’ and ‘Contains twisted humour of a sexually explicit nature!’ It’s actively marketed at the morons who Marlon Wayans can thank for his career. I’m not trying to pretend that the film doesn’t have parts which are extremely crude, but under its vulgar hood, the film had a lot of intelligence.…
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Nicolas Winding Refn Is An Extreme Cinema Swindler

Authors Note: We have a few spoilers in this article, all of which are clearly marked before I go into detail. Please scroll with care! Also this article is incredibly gross and NSFW. Nicholas Winding Refn is a punk. He has been pissing off the Canne crowd for years now, which is never a bad thing.…
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How The IMDb Top 250 Is Both Beautiful And Broken.

Purple Camera editors Ash and Jordan recently discussed both their love and hate of the IMDb Top 250. Below is their debate which explores the ever-shifting, often baffling bible to the greatest films ever made, voted for exclusively by the public.   Jordan: I remember in 2008 when The Dark Knight was briefly the number 1 film on IMDb.…
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The Ghostbusters IMDb Rating Is Ruined.

After one of the craziest months in news history, it’s interesting that we can still be surprised. But that surprise was in no doubt this week as the headlines hit. Ghostbusters is okay! Wow, wasn’t expecting that! After months of articles, blogs, vlogs, think-pieces and counter think pieces, claiming that this was going to be a brilliant symbol of female empowerment/Satan’s smeg on a stick, turns out it was just some dumb comedy.…
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The Cut-Throat Business Of Theme Park Sims

This is an age of game development in which even niche sub-genres are being viciously fought over. These niche sub-genres now even have niches of their own, so we now can choose if our farming games are meticulously authentic simulators, retro-inspired cartoons or even nasty, exploitative crap. This is all driven by the new wave of Indie development and it is not a bad thing from the consumer perspective.…
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Tank Girl Made A Camp Classic Out Of A Cult Comic.

A bit of context. Batman comes out in 1989, it’s a huge success and studio execs are fishing around for the next big comic book IP adaptation. Arguably everything was a failure until Blade showed up nine years later to slice down the camp. But this period was at the very least interesting.…
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