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BOOK REVIEW CORNER SPECIAL:

Given the recent explosion of new TV series based on classic books we in our infinite wisdom decided to raid our archives for some of the original book reviews we wrote way back in the mists of time when we … Continue reading

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#TBT: Old World, Fresh Eyes: SUPER MARIO BROS

So a new year is upon us dear readers, huzzah!  But since it’s a bleak and threatening Charlie Brooker-esque future that appears to be lurking just around the corner, we decided to turn our ride around and focus our attentions … Continue reading

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GRAPHIC NOVELS YOU SHOULD READ/SHOULD BE MADE INTO MOVIES RIGHT-FREAKING-NOW… #277 LOBSTER JOHNSON: THE IRON PROMETHEUS BY MIKE MIGNOLA & JASON ARMSTRONG

Fun Fact Y’All: If reading Graphic Novels has taught us anything (besides how to rock a mantle or successfully build a functioning yet self-effacing alter-ego) it is to temper our expectations before we pick up a new one.  That sounds … Continue reading

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ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK SEASON FOUR: A RUNDOWN

So season Four of Netflix’s acclaimed prison drama has well and truly landed and as the TV adventurers we are here at Off The Record we thought we would offer you some maladjusted thoughts on the latest series.   Of … Continue reading

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GRAPHIC NOVELS YOU SHOULD READ/SHOULD BE MADE INTO MOVIES RIGHT-FREAKING-NOW…

#191 SECONDS BY BRYAN LEE O’MALLEY You ever get that feeling that you’re going to love something before you even pick it up?  It probably wasn’t much of a stretch to be honest given that we thought the Scott Pilgrim … Continue reading

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X-Men: Apocalypse…Nowish

Hello again gentle readers and welcome back to this week’s finale, a look at the final instalment of the rebooted X-Men trilogy courtesy of the ever talented Mr Brian (Pub) Singer. As you may have guessed we rushed out to … Continue reading

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NYMPHOMANIAC: TWISTED DREAM OF ENFANT TERRIBLE OR SOMETHING MORE?…

a href=”https://heligena.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/nympho5.jpg”> Divisive. Controversial. Contentious. All words Lars Von Trier is pretty familiar with by now when it comes to reviews of his films…and not without reason, to be fair. The director is a purveyor of the uncomfortable and the … Continue reading

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