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interviews

boom interviews Tom Basden We chat to the waterboy himself Tom Basden, star of Plebs.

boom interviews Lennie James We chat to Lennie James, star of Run and a host of other US and UK TV shows.

boom interviews Kermit and Pepe about their new film, The Muppets We catch up with Kermit and Pepe the King Prawn, two of our favourite Muppets.

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latest film, dvd, blu-ray, game, music & book reviews

dvd & blu-ray reviews:

boom reviews - Skyscraper
Skyscraper (12)

Has The Rock reached a new low?

The Secret of Marrowbone (15)

A considerable amount of dark meat on the bones of this chiller.

Incredibles 2 (PG)

A super-slick sequel sizzles on screen.

Lucky (12)

Harry Dean Stanton proves luck has nothing to do with it.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (12)

The dinos are back. They really shouldn't have bothered.

game reviews:

boom reviews - Hitman 2
Hitman 2 [Xbox One, PS4, PC]

The Hitman and urghhhh...

Grip: Combat Racing [PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC]

Strap in for a topsy turvy ride.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider [Xbox One, PS4, PC]

Lara's back to her puzzling best.

Overcooked 2 [PS4, Xbox One, PC]

Serving up a tasty sequel.

Dakar 18 [Xbox One, PS4, PC]

You're on a road to nowhere...

film reviews:

boom reviews Siberia
Siberia (15)

Keanu Reeves continues his trend for making films that will leave you cold.

Won't You Be My Neighbor? (12A)

Boyz and girlz in da hood.

Kin (15)

A terrible family affair in every sense.

Juliet, Naked (15)

This film, based on Nick Hornby's book, hits too many bum notes.

Dont Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (15)

Joaquin Phoenix stars in the true life story of a paraplegic artist.

music reviews:

boom reviews - Wanderer by Cat Power
Wanderer by Cat Power

The queen of folk has her purr back.

Staying at Tamara's by George Ezra

George Ezra returns and doesn't outstay his welcome.

Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt by Moby

Guess who's back? Just don't tell Eminem.

Always Ascending by Franz Ferdinand

Is it up, up and further away for this cool Scottish band?

Man of the Woods by Justin Timberlake

Watch out, it's the return of the TIMBERRRRR-lake.

book reviews:

boom book reviews - Coal Black Mornings by Brett Anderson
Coal Black Mornings by Brett Anderson

Suede's front man beautifully recalls his life leading up to Britpop-dom.

Parsnips, Buttered by Joe Lycett

How to complain with style and panache.

Gironimo! by Tim Moore

Not quite nul points for otherwise brilliant travel humourist Moore's latest labour of love.

Who Is Tom Ditto? by Danny Wallace

Danny Wallace asks a question for his new novel. But will you care for the answer?

Apocalypse Now Now by Charlie Human

This fresh debut is a little bit like Grange Hill on crack with monsters. What's not to love?