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Dark Phoenix is not quite the coda to the X-Men franchise that you might have expected going in. For quite some time now, general feeling among a large swathe of the movie going audience invested in comic book cinema has been the belief that Dark Phoenix would be a significant let down. Despite the critical …

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Celebrated 1990’s British sitcom Men Behaving Badly recently returned to UK Netflix, which feels like a good opportunity to explore a show which helped define its decade, series by series. Has it stood the test of time? Men Behaving Badly, across its final two series, sees the misadventures of Gary Strang and Tony Smart slide …

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If The Box was the episode which transformed first season of Alias from a narrative perspective, The Prophecy is the episode which sees Alias finally embrace the fact it exists on a fine line of two distinctive genres. It is hard to look past The Prophecy as perhaps the most important episode of Season 1 …

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