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Retroreflection #4 – Foray Into Football’s Arsenal (FIFA)

Football: it’s a funny old game, a game of 2 halves, and many other obligatory clichés that lead us to question the IQ of the football world at times. But at the end of the day football is fun, or should be, and there have indeed been some frankly fabulous fun football games (try saying… Continue reading Retroreflection #4 – Foray Into Football’s Arsenal (FIFA)

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Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #11 – The Simpsons: Miracle on Evergreen Terrace

Another classic Christmas episode from The Simpsons, and Bart is the catalyst once again. After an attempt at a cheeky sneak peak at his Christmas presents in the early hours of Christmas Day, Bart inadvertently burns down the Christmas tree and the presents with it. If that wasn't bad enough, he hides the evidence in… Continue reading Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #11 – The Simpsons: Miracle on Evergreen Terrace

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Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #9 – The New Batman Adventures: Holiday Knights

I don't know about you, but I do love a good anthology. The Simpsons' Treehouse of Horror and Futurama's Anthology of Interest episodes are the standouts from an animation perspective. But this opening episode of the second nineties Batman animated series breaks from it's own mould and is a trio of tales set around festive… Continue reading Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #9 – The New Batman Adventures: Holiday Knights

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Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #7 – The Simpsons: Marge Be Not Proud

Can you believe it is only two weeks until Christmas Day? Mental. A bit like work at the moment also. But now it is time to get back on track. There's Christmas entertainment to be had, dammit! The Simpsons S07 E11 - Marge Be Not Proud One of the few more subtle Christmas-themed episodes of… Continue reading Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #7 – The Simpsons: Marge Be Not Proud

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Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #3 – Batman TAS: Christmas with the Joker

Finished your disappointing chocolate? Survived another day of Whamageddon? Seriously, google that. Time to move on to the early 1990's with arguably the greatest comic book cartoon of all - Batman The Animated Series. Batman: The Animated Series S01 E02 - Christmas with the Joker Batman's most famous villain, The Joker, makes his first appearance… Continue reading Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #3 – Batman TAS: Christmas with the Joker