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

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

dvd & blu-ray reviews:

boom reviews - the greatest showman
The Greatest Showman (PG)

Jackman's latest makes a poor song and dance of the musical genre.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (12)

The Rock takes Jumanji into the virtual world.

Hostiles (15)

Christian Bale gets his western on.

Suburbicon (15)

Matt Damon doesn't feel at all at home in this disappointing drama.

The Disaster Artist (15)

How a really bad film got made.

game reviews:

boom reviews - Kirby Star Allies
Kirby Star Allies [Switch]

Our favourite pink blob is back!!!

Gravel [PS4, Xbox One, PC]

To the start line next is the hire car of racing games.

Dragon Quest Builders [Switch]

Build it, and yes, they will come.

Samsara [Xbox One, PC]

Oops up-side your head, say oops upside your head!

Kingdom Come: Deliverance [PS4, Xbox One, PC]

A hard day’s knighting for this woeful RPG.

film reviews:

boom reviews The Breadwinner
The Breadwinner (12A)

This Oscar-nominated tale should be toasted.

Submergence (15)

Vikander and McAvoy should check where the lifeboats are for this sinker.

Anon (15)

Clive Owen and Amanda Seyfried get techered.

Lean on Pete (15)

An outsider that will soon become a favourite.

Wildling (15)

Teen Wolf 3 this is not. Sadly.

music reviews:

boom reviews - Staying at Tamara's by George Ezra
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.

Semicircle by The Go! Team

Jump to it and shake those pom poms!

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?