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Monday, March 19, 2018 - 23:45

It's been a long time coming. We've been talking about this film for several years now, and the book for even longer. We even went as far as to compile the Ready Player One Film Challenge which we attempted and failed not once, but twice. So, it's fair to say that we've been anticipating this one for quite some time. The book is a love letter to the 1980s and everything about being a nerd. Games, films, books, TV shows. All the things that I, and countless others, have immersed myself in over the last thirtysomething years.

Going into the film, I was nervous. Having seen the trailer and the posters, there were a few things that didn't sit quite right with what I knew of the source material, yet I wanted to remain open minded. 

The opening scenes do a good job of setting up the world as it exists in 2045 and giving us our first glimpses of the OASIS. It's a rich,...

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Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 22:19
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 17:41

One of my favourite interviews from last year was this one with Manu Bennett, star of The Shannara Chronicles, Arrow and more. 

For tickets to MCM, check out their site at www.mcmcomiccon.com/london

And, if you are wanting to come and join in the conversation with us on Discord, then please do: https://www.wonkyspanner.com/discord

We'll be back soon with another episode, but don't forget you can get the latest updates from The Wonky Spanner by following us on twitter: https://twitter.com/TheWonkySpanner or on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TheWonkySpanner.

Until then, goodnight internet, whenever you are.

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 09:26

Ed, Del, Ross and Anne judge even more books as they attempt to escape their Library style confiement.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 21:13
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 21:04
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 22:06

After we talk about going to London for the premier of indie Movie Shooting Clerks, we check out part 1 of Chicargo Holiday. The inapropreate Taxi driver hitting on a recently 16 year old girl, the full music track at the top of the episode & why this is such a strong episode that takes it's time but never feels slow. All this and so much more Mounties!

Twitter: @DueSouthBSE
Facebook group: Due South by South East
Theme Tune: Performed & Arranged by Matt Lees Music / Lyrics by Squee
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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 09:07

It's back for another round folks. Last year we had the pleasure of taking part in the first SFW in the City and it looks like we'll be back for more.

Stand by for action! Following the rip-roaring launch of SCI-FI IN THE CITY 2017, its second coming will descend upon the O2 Academy in Sheffield in October 2018, reborn as SFW IN THE CITY II: Sci-Fi – Fantasy – Warriors!

SFW IN THE CITY II will hit the City of Steel between Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October, 2018 (Earth Time) with a special pre-party on Friday 5th. Come early for the pre-party, then enjoy our action-packed, three-zone, two-day event, with guests, panels, talks and signings during the day, not to mention cosplay, props, traders, comics, drones, and much much more! Plus (of course) a FULL EVENING of out-of-this world entertainment on Saturday night!

Among the headlining guests, you’ll find:

Tim Rose - best known for playing Admiral “It’s a Trap!” Ackbar in Return of the Jedi, Tim reprised...

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Friday, February 2, 2018 - 09:07

Hola Internet, on this week's show, we talk about all the shiny new movies we've got to look forward to this year, round up our favourites of the current crop of TV shows, review Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri and more.

If you're interested in the conventions we talked about during the show, check these links for more info:

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Until next time, Take care and be excellent to each other.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 21:25

We take it to China town in this middling episode from the first series of Due South. We also lement how old we are talk about boxing day, because, you know, this podcast is timely!!

Twitter: @DueSouthBSE
Facebook group: Due South by South East
Theme Tune: Performed & Arranged by Matt Lees Music / Lyrics by Squee
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