The Martian Invasion Of Earth review

After a slight delay (it was originally planned for last autumn), Big Finish has released its final HG Wells title, The Martian Invasion of Earth. Adapted and directed by Nick Briggs, it stars Richard Armitage as the narrator, now firmly established as Herbert Wells (the novel avoids names for most characters). Herbert’s wife, Amy, is … >

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5 realistic contenders to play James Bond next

The dust has barely settled on Spectre’s theatrical release and yet speculation on who will replace Daniel Craig as 007 is already rearing its head. To be honest, it never really goes away and probably started the day after Craig was announced as Bond in October 2005. Yet many of the actors whose names are … >

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‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Blu-ray review

‘There and Back Again’. So reads the alternative title of J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Hobbit. It also once served as the planned title of this third and final instalment in Peter Jackson’s sprawling film adaptation. And, while ‘The Battle of the Five Armies’ is certainly a fitting title for a film dominated by war, that original … >

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Win ‘Into the Storm’ on Bluray!

Prepare to be blown away when action-packed disaster thriller Into the Storm arrives on Blu-ray™ and DVD on Monday 15 December. > Read our review of Into the Storm. To celebrate the release, we’ve got Blu-rays to give away to three of our Twitter followers! For a chance to win, just follow @CultBoxTV on Twitter … >

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‘Into the Storm’ movie review

Into the Storm is, in many ways, a film that feels overdue. For years now it seems that every time you turn on the news, Mother Nature is battering some corner of the Earth, be it hurricanes in the U.S., typhoons in the Pacific or earthquakes and tsunamis in Japan. The footage that news reports … >

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Win ‘Into the Storm’ goodies!

To celebrate the release of Into the Storm – out in UK cinemas on Wednesday 20 August – we’ve got sets of goodies (including a self-stirring mug, drinks mat and waterproof phone protector) to give away to three of our Twitter followers! > Read our review of Into the Storm. For a chance to win, … >

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‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ movie review

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Peter Jackson’s return to Middle Earth, was a very accomplished and entertaining opening chapter of this prequel trilogy, albeit an undeniably uneven one.

The Desolation of Smaug is probably superior, but suffers from a curious inverse of the problems that the first had. Luckily for Desolation, it has a dragon up its sleeve.

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