Sci Fi Weekender (SFW) is an event like no other. Less like a convention and more of a festival, SFW is the UK’s largest geek camp and there is literally nothing else like it in the UK. The weekend-long geek-fest officially commenced on the Friday morning, with the opening ceremony where event organiser Jonni Davis […]
Joker isn’t an action packed, explosion filled, Superhero trope laden caper, replete with cheesy jokes and one liners. No, it’s a dark, gritty, in some ways brutal and disturbing cautionary tale of how society, ignored, abused and left to fester, will retaliate and lay low those who ignored it for years; the avatar of its rage and dissolution manifesting in Arthur Fleck’s Joker.
To say my first ever San Diego Comic Con was an experience coupled with a sharp learning curve is an understatement. Having seen so many people before me do the Con without a hitch i thought to myself “yeah i can do this!”. I Got my Press Pass, booked my flight and with a bag […]
This year we have witnessed the conclusion of numerous sci-fi and fantasy epics, from Game of Thrones to the Marvel cinematic universe. However, one has gone largely unremarked, despite being one of the most original pieces of television in recent years. This was Into the Badlands. Into the Badlands is best described as a post-apocalyptic […]
Last weekend promised to be an amazing weekend. Indeed, Wales Comic Con, or WCC for short, has over the years accrued a proven track record for hosting excellent events. This year’s special guest line-up was truly impressive; Ron Perlman and Rupert Grint were there, but it was Kiefer Sutherland I was most wanting to meet. […]
Walking into Screen number 1, midnight Wednesday, I have never felt so anxious or emotional, nervous and excited at once. As I sat down I felt like I just wanted to get it over with but also not wanting it to happen. why? it’s simple really, this would be the end of an 11 year […]
Okay then, so let’s start with the important fact – Don’t leave til the very end, there are 2 credit scenes. Now that we have that over with, what can I tell you about Shazam? Watch it. Enjoy it, maybe watch it again – I know I intend to. “But why?” I hear you ask. […]
With an increasing number of events on the UK convention scene, Birmingham Comic Con was MCM’s chance to prove that they remain one of best conventions in geek culture. Entering MCM Birmingham Comic Con has always been a visual assault on the senses, and this year was no different, with massive video screens showcasing the […]