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An anthology of fear: Horror on TV

With Halloween on the way, everyone has ghosts and ghouls on the brain. But terrifying feats are represented year round in the horror genre – on TV, in film, novels, and graphic novels. Many critics deride the genre, unappreciative of ...

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Political satire with John Oliver

John Oliver is my new hero. I loved him on Community but I didn’t catch any of his appearances on The Daily Show. Now that he has his own series on HBO (and let’s face it, who else would have him?), Last Week Tonight ...

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Bill Hicks: Life’s just a ride…

Bill Hicks

Stand-up comedy. It’s not something I was ever into – I don’t think staying up late to watch a segment of William Shatner appearing on the Melbourne comedy festival really counts. It’s Bill Shatner. I knew about stand-ups. I’ve seen ...

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The Universe Report

Film and TV news For anyone who ever questioned Sandra Bullock’s acting abilities, you’ll have to eat your words now. The new trailer for Gravity is out and it looks thoroughly gripping. Bradley Cooper has been confirmed as the voice of The ...

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