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Win a Blu-ray of Morbius

After the Venom movies, the latest addition to the Spider-Man Cinematic Universe is Morbius, which features a different kind of vampire. Jared Leto plays ’70s comic-book character Michael Morbius, a brilliant scientist who tries to  cure his rare blood disorder by splicing his genres with bat DNA, unfortunately giving himself a taste for the red …

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Win a Blu-ray of Okja

Nowadays South Korean director Bong Joon-Ho is best-known for the Oscar-winning Parasite, but his 2017 film Okja was critically acclaimed too. It centres on the relationship between a young girl and Okja, a giant, empathetic, genetically-modified “superpig” created by a corporation. When the animal is taken away from her, Mija …

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Win a Blu-ray of Belle!

If you’re a fan of anime, you’ll surely know Mamoru Hosoda’s name – he’s the director behind critically lauded features like The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars, Wolf Children, and the Oscar-nominated Mirai.  His latest film, which riffs on the Beauty and the Beast story, is a fairy …

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Win a Blu-ray of X!

Leatherface lovers should enjoy Ti West’s latest horror film X, as it has very strong echoes of the original 1974 version of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. Set in rural Texas, it follows a group of big city types surreptitiously trying to shoot a porno called The Farmer’s Daughters; unfortunately …

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“Why do you cover up the F in SFX?”

SFX has been published since 1995, and in all that time there’s one question we get asked more than anything else: “Why do you deliberately cover up the letter ‘F’ to make it look like the magazine is called ‘SEX’?” Sometimes with mild amusement, and sometimes with outright disgust.  The …

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Win He-Man and She-Ra DVDs!

Ah, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. For those of a certain age, it’s still practically impossible, upon seeing those words, not to hold aloft an imaginary sword and boom, “IIIIIIII haaaaaave the poooowwwwwer!”  Inspired by Mattel’s action figure toy range, this ’80s Filmation cartoon pitted the titular beefcake …

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Win a Blu-ray of The Terror season two!

If you saw season one of The Terror, in which sailors on two Royal Navy ships on an Arctic expedition become frozen in pack ice, you may be wondering how they came up with a second one. Why, by taking an anthology show approach of course! The second run is …

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Win Three Monster Tales of Sci-Fi Terror

If you’re a fan of horror, you probably know about all the big-name Universal pictures which played such an important role in defining the genre: Dracula, Frankenstein, Bride Of Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, Creature From The Black Lagoon… but some of the lesser-known second and third-tier Universal shockers are pretty …

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Win a Blu-ray of Nineteen Eighty-Four

The BBC’s adaptation of George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four shocked the nation when it was first broadcast on a Sunday night in 1954. The work of the Quatermass team of Nigel Kneale (writer) and Rudolph Cartier (director), it stars Peter Cushing as Winston Smith, who rebels against Big …

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Win an Expanse authors new novel!

Fans of The Expanse should know Daniel Abraham’s name as one of the co-creators of the book series on which the TV show is based. But aside from his collaboration with Ty Franck on those, he also has plenty of solo novels under his belt. His latest, Age Of Ash, …

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