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7 things we loved in this week’s ‘Doctor Who’ episode, ‘Oxygen’

If you thought the future of capitalism was bleak, this week’s episode of Doctor Who agrees! ‘Oxygen‘ sees a disconcertingly essential resource become monetised, with disastrous consequences. I sure hope any developing space companies are taking notes about why this is a bad idea. But here are some other interesting things about this week’s jaunty...

8 things we loved in this week’s ‘Doctor Who’ episode, ‘Knock Knock’

Moving house is grim at the best of times. When you’re a gaggle of student-aged young people without infinity pounds at your disposal, it’s almost understandable to see why the kids in the Doctor Who adventure ‘Knock Knock’ were willing to move into an actually decent house without stopping to check why it was so...

Everything we know so far about ‘Ocean’s 8’

The return of the hit Ocean’s franchise is now only a year away! A spin-off from Steven Soderbergh’s trilogy of American comedy heist films – released in 2001, 2004 and 2007 – Ocean’s 8 is scheduled to arrive in cinemas on, rather appropriately, 8 June 2018. 2001’s Ocean’s Eleven was itself a remake of 1960’s Rat Pack movie...

7 things we loved in this week’s ‘Doctor Who’ episode ‘Thin Ice’

This week’s Doctor Who adventure, the aptly-named ‘Thin Ice,’ took us to the London frost fair of 1814, where a good time was had by all, except when Bill was expressing misgivings about this whole time travel malarkey, and those people who died. I hope you all had a warm blanket and were clinging tenaciously...

10 things we loved in this week’s ‘Doctor Who’ episode ‘Smile’

The terrifyingly topical ‘Smile’ follows in a now longstanding tradition of a) largely brilliant single-word-titled Doctor Who adventures; and b) adventures that make innocuous contemporary things and make them utterly terrifying. But apart from feeling slightly creeped out by using emojis for the next few days, here are a few other things we noticed while...

‘Doctor Who’ quiz: Which generation of Cyberman are you?

Just when Cyberman fatigue was setting in in Doctor Who, it was announced yesterday that the original Mondasian Cybermen – last seen in 1966’s The Tenth Planet (also their first appearance) – would be returning for Season 10’s finale. You’d have to have had your emotional inhibitor chip activated not to be excited about that....

Infographic: Fictional sports in real life

Which fictional sports do you wish you could play in real life? Did you want to play quidditch after reading the Harry Potter books?  Or fancy a pod race after watching The Phantom Menace? Or feel brave enough to give rollerball a try? SBO.net have compiled a brilliant infographic looking at some of fiction’s greatest...

Infographic: The Disney Universe timeline revealed

After a whopping eight decades of entertainment, Disney’s prolific output can be hard to keep track of. Fortunately MrGamez have produced this brilliant new Disney Universe timeline infographic, detailing every Disney movie, game, theme park, musical, TV series, concert, spin off, ice show, comic and more in chronological order, right through from Snow White to Frozen, via the likes of Cinderella,...

10 things you didn’t know about ‘Casino Royale’

Can you believe it’s now over a decade since Daniel Craig made his debut as James Bond? Since the release of Casino Royale in 2006, the landscape of gambling has changed quite a bit with the opportunity to play at Mobile Casinos now just a tap of a smart phone away. With Craig’s future with the 007...