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boom interviews Tom Basden We chat to Jocelyn DeBoer & Dawn Luebbe, about their film Greener Grass.

boom interviews Tom Basden We chat to writer Andy Riley, about his C4 show Year of the Rabbit.

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:

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The Invisible Man (18)

Elizabeth Moss stars in this remake of the classic, but sadly there's not much to see here.

The Public (15)

Emilio Estevez stars, writes and directs this library drama.

The Personal History of David Copperfield (PG)

Dev Patel truly shines as the eponymous Dicken's hero.

Emma (U)

The latest adaptation of Jane Austen's classic for the big screen.

A beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (PG)

Tom Hanks stars as US national treasure Mr Rogers.

game reviews:

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Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition [ Switch]

A ten year old classic gets a tasty make-over.

Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen [PS4, PC]

A curious Japanese title thats premise may well have been lost in translation.

Maneater [PS4, Xbox One]

This fun in the water game is worth splashing out on.

Lonely Mountains: Downhill [Switch]

It may well be lonely at the top, but it's a hellava ride down.

Fledgling Heroes [Switch]

Take off in this bright and colourful adventure.

film reviews:

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Eurovision Song Contest: the Story of Fire Saga (12)

Will Ferrell gets his Eurovision on in this funny original Netflix send-up.

Resistance (15)

Jesse Eisenberg finds himself speechless confronting Nazis in this riveting true-life drama.

Lost Bullet (15)

A fun and frantic ride in this action-packed French flick.

Wasp Network (15)

A great cast fail to make a dent into this muddled mess.

Da 5 Bloods (15)

Spike Lee's latest sees some Vietnam vets return, looking for an old friend.

music reviews:

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The Long Goodbye by Riz Ahmed

Acotr Riz Ahmed spits some mean bars for his debut album.

Why Me? Why Not by Liam Gallagher

Liam's Q and A session comes up with all the right answers.

Suspiria by Thom Yorke

Yorke goes to Hollywood with horrific results.

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.

book reviews:

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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?