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Film Review: Beyond the Mat (1999)

Keeping to the wrestling theme started with yesterday’s review of comic book Invasion From Planet Wrestletopia, I figured it was way past time that I finally covered Barry Blaustein’s brilliant 1999 documentary going behind the scenes of professional wrestling, Beyond the Mat. It’s a remarkable film that covers an awful lot of ground, from amateur hopefuls looking to get their […]

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Review: Maneater

I was far too young for Jaws when I first watched it in the early 80s, but I became obsessed with it – and sharks in general. The fearsome, toothy killers of the deep are a perennially popular oceanic villain too; Shark Week is a thing, of course – and shark horror is essentially its own genre now, even if […]

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TV Review: Tiger King

Netflix’s documentary series Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness dropped in full on the streaming service on the 20th of March. Since then, it seems like the world has been talking about it, blown away by the layer upon layer of craziness that the documentary throws at you over the course of its seven episodes. Though it’s extremely difficult to […]