Full Lids

The Full Lid – 11th November 2022

Black Adam, in cinemas right now, is pretty much five movies all at once, but a lot of it’s really fun. Aldis Hodge in particular has a star-making turn as Hawkman, the movie’s second hero. He’s commanding, intimidating, funny, clever and absolutely holds the screen he shares with Dwayne ‘It’s really only a matter of when I …

The Full Lid – 11th November 2022

The Full Lid – 4th November 2022

Three years after the end of the Dominion War, Benjamin Sisko returns to his life. Someone, or something, is killing gods and Sisko, leading a notional ship and a crew of Starfleet’s finest and oddest, has to find out why. This is a book at the nexus of Star Trek‘s two guiding principles of diversity. The …

The Full Lid – 4th November 2022

The Full Lid – 28th October 2022

Mama Cherrie’s problem is named Becky. Her student in hoodoo, Becky is gifted, confident and about 80% as good as she thinks she is. When Becky cuts corners on a very specific errand, all Hell breaks loose. Afflicted has an absolute powerhouse cast and crew. Tonia Ransom, of the amazing Nightlight podcast, is the creator, writer, executive producer and director. …

The Full Lid – 28th October 2022

The Full lid – 21st October 2022

Set in the dark underbelly of the Marvel Cinematic Universe where monster hunters have waged a blood soaked unholy crusade for centuries, at first look Werewolf by Night resembles an old tune played on newly cleaned bones. It’s designed to evoke the classic Universal Monsters movies, blanched by director Michael Giacchino and cinematographer Zoë White into a hyper-exposed monochrome fever dream.  Contents Werewolf …

The Full lid – 21st October 2022

The Full Lid – 19th August 2022

It’s 1719 on the Great Plains and its hunting season. For Naru (Amber Midthunder), a young Comanche woman, that means struggling to be seen as an equal to her brother Taabe (Dakota Beavers) and his friends. But Naru isn’t alone out in the wilds and whether she’s hunter, prey or both is about to become …

The Full Lid – 19th August 2022

The Full Lid – 12th August 2022

A bell is rung by a man in a coat. It’s a pleasant summer evening and we watch as he walks through the small town he lives in. We see him encourage kids to head home, see the local diner usher its only customers out. See his deputy flirt with the his father’s carer.  We watch …

The Full Lid – 12th August 2022

The Full Lid – 5th August 2022

In 2008, a meteorite devastated Detroit. But Detroit is very hard to kill. Ten years later, vlogger turned podcaster Bianca Diaz returns home not just to heal herself emotionally and creatively, but to discover whether home is still there to return to.  Read More

The Full Lid – 29th July 2022

Batman as a character has been marketed for years as brutal simplicity wrapped in a cape made of grief and rage. Fights crime, jumps from buildings. Dresses like a bat, and like a certain Samoan water god says, we dig it. The character has become familiar, safe even in its presentation, especially in the big crossover events …

The Full Lid – 29th July 2022

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