Cobra Kai – The next Stranger Things or the next Shitty Things?

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I’m sure a lot of nostalgia fans have heard about the upcoming YouTube Red series Cobra Kai which features a grown up Daniel and Johnny from the 1984 film The Karate Kid.

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Having a different opinion is not a personal attack

We as humans are vastly different people We look different, we sound different we….smell different! It stands to reason then that we’ll think differently about things in our lives.

So why do some people throw a hissy fit when someone doesn’t share their view?
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Appreciating The Amazing Spider-Man (1977)

Today, you can’t move for comic book adaptations but pre-X-Men in 2000 it was a different story.

Imagine then what it was like 20+ years before that!
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Film Crap: White Phantom

In the late 80s and early 90s I had a pretty unhealthy obsession with Ninjas. Most boys of around 12-14 like football but I loved the oriental mystique of the Japanese assassins and the various martial arts films they appeared in.

Some of these films were great but others didn’t quite hit the mark but had a few good ideas…
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90s Filmmaking: ten years too soon?

When I left school I didn’t have a clue what I wanted to do. I was good at biology so I decided to do that but there was something else in me that said “Do this..”
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Star Wars Rogue One – Review

*SPOILER WARNING*  – This review contains heavy spoilers so be warned

Rogue One was release in the UK on the 15th of December 2016 and is the first in the new line of Star Wars spin off films. In this moderately brief review I give my summary and opinion of the movie.

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China O’Brien – Forgotten Feminist Hero?

Pre-internet I did two things with my sorry ass: I played video games and watched films and those films were mostly martial arts films (I can already hear a lot of people reaching to close the tab that this page is on but please bear with me and read on).

I was right into martial arts back then and I hold a 1st Dan black belt in Shotokan Karate but the films always fascinated me with their stunning dance like choreography. Boy did I love me my martial arts films and I had quite a few favourites back in the day and one of those favourites was China O’ Brien.

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