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Miles Ahead

Tuesday, 30 August 2016
When I reviewed the recent Ethan Hawke film, Born To Be Blue, I was astounded. I made reference to my theory that waiting for stylised semi-fictional accounts of jazz trumpet legends is like waiting for a bus - nothing for a while, then two come along at once. Why? Because Born To Be Blue was basically the same film as Don Cheadle’s directorial debut, Miles Ahead. It took an equally unorthodox approach to biographical filmmaking, it covered the life of another jazz trumpeter...It just all ... Read More


Sunday, 28 August 2016
There are times when a game comes along that can make you smile and then curse at it moments later. There’s a certain charm found in Heart&Slash. From the robot you control with a television for a head that periodically shows a heart on the screen to the colours of the world and quirky combat that unleashes words from your attacks like the comic books of old, it definitely put a smile on my face. For all that charm however, the camera and controls of the main character can definitely make ... Read More

Guess the Game @ CeX Instagram, Win a Prize!

Sunday, 28 August 2016
Are you a gamer? Do you like prizes? Want to win some CeX booty? If you answered YES to all of those questions, then you could be winning some lovely CeX prizes pretty soon!Every Thursday at our official CeX Instagram page, we've giving away a CeX crate, which is jam packed full of CeX goodies. To win one of these CeX crates, simply swing by our CeX Instagram every Thursday and play "Guess the Game", where you'll need to guess which recent videogame box-art is being teased. Simply FOLLOW us on ... Read More

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season 3

Saturday, 27 August 2016
The hardest thing with any comedy is to keep it, well… funny. ‘Brooklyn 99’ is now on its third season, yet it’s still got that same appeal that it did when it first came out.A lot happened at the end of the last season – Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) and Amy Santiago (Melissa Fumero) admitted their feelings for one another, Charles (Joe Lo Truglio) and Gina (Chelsea Peretti) are now step-siblings, and Captain Holt (Andre Braugher) had to say an emotional goodbye to the team after being ... Read More

7 Days to Die

Friday, 26 August 2016
For PC fans, open-world survival games are almost a dime a dozen but console players haven’t had many experiences in this genre. Out of all the games on PC to make its way to console, I don’t know if 7 Days to Die would be one I would expect to come out. This isn’t because the game isn’t good enough or that the mechanics wouldn’t appeal to the console market but simply that the game still isn’t finished or in a state that should be considered playable.Developed by The Fun Pimps and ... Read More

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir

Thursday, 25 August 2016
There are many types of visually magnificent games available on any system, usually stemming from an excellent collaboration between the art team and those who work on the game's engine. When technical and art come together perfectly it’s sometimes enough to get your attention and even play it. I say this because Odin Sphere Leifthrasir is possibly the most beautiful game you will see on any system this year, but it’s not what you might think when you hear “best looking game”.Developed ... Read More

Where to Invade Next

Wednesday, 24 August 2016
Although Michael Moore is extremely controversial in his political bias, there’s a reason he’s one of the most famous documentary filmmakers working – agree or disagree with his views, his films are bloody good. There’s nothing like a Michael Moore film to make you realise just how wrong a lot of the world does things. Although Moore predominantly points his finger at the US and criticises their every move – such as his harrowing study on US gun control, Bowling for Columbine, or his ... Read More

Rock The Kasbah

Tuesday, 23 August 2016
Back in the day, Bill Murray’s name was enough to sell anything. Throughout the 80s and 90s, everything Bill touched turned to box office gold – although not always critical gold. Still, he brought in the crowds and left the majority of audiences with smiles on their faces. However, in 2015 Bill Murray’s biggest mistake was released. A box-office bomb, the film grossed $3.5 million against a $15 million budget – and has the unlucky title of ‘the 5th worst opening of all-time for a ... Read More

No Man's Sky

Monday, 22 August 2016
Developed by Hello Games and out now for PS4 and PC, No Man’s Sky is surely the most ambitious videogame ever made. It gives you an entire procedurally generated universe to explore, and the promise of essentially an infinite number of flora and fauna to discover. Heck, you can even name anything you discover and have these names appear in other people’s games if/when they come across these things after you. It was an almost inconceivable goal, but they’ve pulled it off… to an ... Read More

In the Heart of the Sea

Sunday, 21 August 2016
In 1851, Herman Melville published the now-iconic Moby-Dick (or The Whale). It told the story of the obsessive quest of Captain Ahab to exact revenge on his fishy foe, the eponymous Moby Dick, a whale who destroyed his ship on a previous voyage and took his leg. Back in 1851, the novel was what we would now call a ‘flop’, and was completely out-of-print by Melville’s death in 1891. People were probably meeting at the pub and saying “You read Moby Dick? It’s shit, mate”. But during ... Read More
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