Review: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

After the fun breath of fresh air that was First Class and the madcap time-travel antics of Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse is competent but ultimately disappointing, content to spin its wheels rather than moving the franchise forward in any discernible way, repeating what we’ve already seen before and falling back onto weightless CGI […]

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A guide to Oxmageddon

Impending apocalypse and Gangnam Style. The two things  which Korea is most famed for at the moment. And, much like the innumerable parodies of Psy’s global smash, Kim Jong-un waving his overly-compensator nuclear phallus in South Korea’s bemused face has really stopped being funny. As the laughter at the Fat Controller from Thomas the Tank […]

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Apocalypse how? Derren Brown’s latest magical mystery

In The Apocolypse, Derren Brown pushes reality television, dubious psychological experimentation, a young man called Steven Brosnan and viewers to extreme limits. He believes that by unexpectedly immersing an apathetic, TV watching, cereal munching guy called Steven in an apocalyptic world, his subject will undergo a dramatic transformation in which he realises the full value […]

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