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Having last appeared earlier this year discussing Big Trouble in Little China, it was a real thrill to reappear on The Projection Booth again this week, talking Alex Garland’s 2018 sci-fi chiller Annihilation. I’ve gone on record before in saying how much I consider Mike White’s podcast to be the premier film podcast online; amidst …

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Last Action Hero is both ahead of its time and perfectly positioned *within* the era it was made, such is the paradox of a forgotten curiosity of 1990’s action cinema and the stratospheric career of Arnold Schwartzenegger. Here’s my story and why I’m writing about Last Action Hero some twenty five years on from its …

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Of all the blogs in all the world, you had to run into mine! Since you’re here – hi! A quick update from yours truly on all things Tony given it’s been a bit quiet this last week. A fair few things going on behind the scenes. Firstly, yes, I’m giving The Book which I’m …

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Mellow greetings, everyone, how is your boggle? So I’ve been busy and, I’ll be honest, not entirely on The Book. Naughty, I know! Headway has been made – now roughly at about 38,000 words of an estimated 90-95,000 so I’m not a million miles from being halfway done. A great deal still to plug away …

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