Quiz: Which Marvel Defender are you?

Marvel and Netflix have teamed up to make a string of TV shows based on those ass-kickin’ Marvel Defenders. First it was the masked maestro Daredevil, then it was the tough-as-nails P.I. Jessica Jones, and next up Luke Cage is getting his own series this year, with Iron Fist to follow. So now’s the time to …

Quizzes January 29, 2016

Syd Barrett play coming to the stage

The chaotic life of Syd Barrett will come to the stage for a new play, as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival. One Thinks of It All As a Dream is written by novelist Alan Bissett, whose previous works such as The Incredible Adam Spark, and Death of a Ladies’ Man deal with the inner workings …

Theatre January 29, 2016

Wickerman Festival cancelled but will return in 2017

The 15th instalment of the much-loved Wickerman Festival has been cancelled, following the death of the festival’s co-founder Jamie Gilroy last year. Although last year’s festival went ahead, the family behind the event are taking a break this year, but say they will be returning with big plans for 2017’s festival. Festival Director Jennie Camm commented: “Following the …

Music Festivals January 28, 2016

12 times comedians accused each other of joke theft

Amy Schumer has had an amazing year, going from Saturday Night Live regular her own sketch show to the Hollywood A-list (and just generally one of our favourite people). But recently she found herself in a spot of controversy, when it was alleged that she stole several jokes from the late Patrice O’Neal, as well as from Wendy …

Comedy Blog January 26, 2016

6 most infuriating things about Superman

Comics, film and TV shows continue to try and convince us that Superman is the coolest superhero around. But he really, really isn’t. Supposedly the most-loved man in the comic book universe, he actually has monumental flaws for such an iconic figure, and the previews for Batman vs Superman don’t convince us that the Man Of …

Film Lists Virals January 26, 2016

Which Suicide Squad member are you?

The release of the new Suicide Squad trailer has had everyone surprisingly optimistic. Maybe this won’t be a disaster after all? If you’ve gone past ‘optimistic’ into ‘superfan’, you might already be thinking of who to dress up as for the premiere in August. So which of the deranged psychopaths most fits your personality? By …

Quizzes January 22, 2016

Tom Cruise to star in 2017 reboot of The Mummy

The Mummy is coming back from the dead – and it will star Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella. No, no one’s opened that damned book yet, but the rumours of a reboot of The Mummy have been confirmed. There will be another rotting corpse dragging themselves onto our screens again – and it’s female this time. Boutella is …

Film News January 22, 2016
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