Category Archive: Literature

Preacher season 2: a step up and a let down (VIDEO)

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  Transcript: The Vertigo comic series Preacher by Garth Ennis and the late, great Steve Dillon is very good. It’s dark, funny, and adventurous and can make you weep with very little effort.… Continue reading

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is better than the first movie (VIDEO)

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  Transcript: So. I really loved Guardians 2. I often feel like the only one that does. Everyone seems to like it, but not love it, like the first film. Many people seem… Continue reading

I am making video content now

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When I (and Hollie) first started Mini Media Bites I only had a few intentions. It was to be a dumping ground for ideas for things that could never be academic essays, think… Continue reading

Superman (1978) Re-View

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Superhero movies are all over the place these days, obviously. The 1978 Superman movie is an inspiration for many of them. Its earnestness is a clear inspiration on modern greats like Sam Raimi’s… Continue reading

Atomic Blonde: A Spy Movie Gone Rogue

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Atomic Blonde (directed by David Leitch) is a movie that adores pastiche, but it also adores subverting tropes. It borrows the visual and storytelling language of Bond films and Le Carre novels and… Continue reading

Should news outlets be entitled to a political bias?

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Modern journalism is – in theory – built on a set of values that ensure you are receiving reputable and accurate news. Unfortunately, the accessible nature of online news, and the simple fact… Continue reading

The Wonder Woman Movie Dream

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She’s been around seventy-five years. She’s had hundreds of comics or thousands if you include appearances outside her own title. She’s had a campy live action TV show and appeared in many cartoons… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Injustice: Gods Among Us

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I’m not good at fighting games. I can do the button bashing Tekken thing, I just feel dirty doing it. I enjoyed the slightly more complex Dead or Alive games, but they have… Continue reading

What Netflix can learn from The Crown

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It is starting to feel a lot like the end of the golden era of Netflix’s original content. Whilst a lot of it is still quality work the sheen is starting to dull… Continue reading

Where are the good Halo characters?

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Halo is a big video game franchise. It’s probably the biggest Western video game franchise. Call of Duty may sell more titles, but Halo is bigger as an overall brand. There are numerous… Continue reading