Carlisle Comic Con 2019

Saturday 16th March. I arrived around 10am along with the other hoards of cos-players and movie fans not knowing what to expect.  This was my 1st convention in Carlisle, previously i have attending the memorabilia conventions at the NEC which were huge in comparison. Although it was only in a single ‘room’ everything was well…

By Ian Cunningham 31st March 2019 Off

Venom

I am not sure what to make of this film, its not a badly made movie, its just that i cannot help but feel that it was trying to be one things but ended up either short of the original target or something completely different. As I write this I have not seen the other…

By Ian Cunningham 31st March 2019 Off

Captain Marvel

The film starts with ‘veers’ having another lucid dream come nightmares.  We then find out that we are on the home planet of the krill civilisation and that she is one of their trained warrior’s but for some reason has no memory of her previous life.   After a quick sparring session with her section commander,…

By Ian Cunningham 14th March 2019 Off

Australian Pink Floyd

Finally after months of waiting the day has arrived when i go to see what has been called ‘the best tribute band in the world’….. ….. and boy they did not disappoint.  From the very start the whole band were pretty much pitch and note perfect. The 1st section of the show they ran through…

By Ian Cunningham 20th January 2019 Off

New Kid with A Breadbox

(Case, October 1998) revised 2018 When I first wrote the following article some 20 years ago, the c64 should have been in its swan-song era, the Amiga was the machine to have and people were migrating in droves, myself included.  However, as I read the article recently I realised that what I had written still…

By Ian Cunningham 28th October 2018 Off

Windows Fall Update 2018 …

….and how to stop it deleting your valuable data. Microsoft have pledged to release 2 updates per year for windows 10.  The recent one called “fall update” was supposed to be release around the 16th October and for some it was ok and everything was fine, but for what sounds like the majority of users…

By Ian Cunningham 21st October 2018 0

Delirious 11

The legendary Delirious demo series marks a welcome return of the legendary c64 coder ‘Raistlin’.  The demo starts off with what I can only assume is actually Raistlin in bed back in 1992.  It looks like he is enjoying his nap time a little too much as the year counter starts to click forward as…

By Ian Cunningham 20th October 2018 0

The Predator

This is my review of the new Shane black movie “The Predator”.  I will be honest and say that I was a little sceptical of how this was going to play out given some of the recent reboot movies that have come out.  I am glad to say that this one is not a reboot,…

By Ian Cunningham 11th October 2018 0

Ready Player One

Ready player one tells the story of a not so distant future where there has society has crumbled and most people now live in what are called stacks (they look like caravans on top of each other, hence the name). A virtual reality has been created where most people spend their time playing video games…

By Ian Cunningham 11th October 2018 0