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Counting to X: Apocalypse

It’s the 1980s and the world is ending. En Sabah Nur, an impossibly old mutant buried beneath his pyramid in Ancient Egypt and asleep for thousands of years is waking up. He views himself as the Mutant Messiah, the father of them all. Aided by his four horsemen he plans to remake the world as …

Counting to X: Apocalypse

Counting to X: X-2

If X-Men is the dress rehearsal, X-2 is the command performance. Every single issue the first one has is addressed, every problem solved. it remains one of the best examples of modern western superhero cinema and even now it stands as a mark that the franchise has arguably reached again but certainly never surpassed (Logan …

Counting to X: X-2

Counting to X: X-Men

And so, here we are at the end game again. This week, Dark Phoenix will bring the era of 20th Century Fox X-Men movies to an end. They’re a weird, fractious, wildly variable collection of films but as we reach the end it’s worth returning too the beginning to see how far they’ve come and …

Counting to X: X-Men

Review: Storm by Tim Minchin, DC Turner and Tracy King

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhGuXCuDb1U]   Tim Minchin is a stand up comedian, a musician, a writer, a poet and a skeptic. His work on the musical version of Matilda is genuinely brilliant and the fact he’s currently writing a Groundhog Day musical has me positively giddy. He’s an immensely talented, versatile figure. But he’s also one that …

Review: Storm by Tim Minchin, DC Turner and Tracy King

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