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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 - Blade of the Immortal
The Disaster Artist (15)

How a really bad film got made.

Blade of the Immortal (15)

It slices, dices, but can this Samurai tale still make the cut?

The Dinner (15)

More a cheap takeaway than a full blown 3-courser.

Justice League (12)

Is DC's latest in a league of its own?

Battle of the Sexes (12)

New balls please.

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 Titan
The Titan (15)

Sam Worthington struggles to see how poor this flick is.

I Kill Giants (12A)

Monsters this way come. Or do they....

The Hurricane Heist (12A)

The forecast isn't good for this one.

Wonderstruck (PG)

Not as wondrous as advertised.

Mark Felt (15)

Liam Neeson attempts to bring the house down.

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 - Parsnips, Buttered by Joe Lycett
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?

Bedsit Disco Queen by Tracey Thorn

Everything but the Girl's Tracey Thorn gives a fantastic account of her dalliances with popdom.