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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 Runner 2049
Blade Runner 2049 (15)

It's back to the future again hunting those skin jobs.

Kingsman: the Golden Circle (15)

The well-groomed gang are back, but are they better than ever?

Marjorie Prime (12)

Transformer - Jon Hamm in disguise.

Hounds of Love (18)

This aussie horror lacks bite.

Wind River (15)

Olsen and Renner show there's no business like snow business.

game reviews:

boom reviews - Kingdom Come: Deliverance
Kingdom Come: Deliverance [PS4, Xbox One, PC]

A hard day’s knighting for this woeful RPG.

Monster Energy Supercross [PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC]

On yer bike, matey!

Assassin's Creed Origins [PS4, Xbox One, PC]

Walk, talk and stealthily kill like an Egyptian.

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War [PS4, Xbox One, PC]

Ready orc not, it's time to slip the ring on again!

Destiny 2 [PS4, Xbox One, PC]

Destiny is in your hands again with this spacey shooter.

film reviews:

boom reviews Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (12A)

Denzel Washington making a fine name for himself again.

Loveless (15)

Russian Oscar-nominated pic that may leave you in the cold.

Downsizing (15)

look what Matt Damon has been reduced to.

Last Flag Flying (15)

buckle up, it's time for a road trip.

Coco (U)

Nothing can revive this lifeless animation.

music reviews:

boom reviews - Man of the Woods by Justin Timberlake
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!

Wrong Creatures by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

BRMC put the leathers back on and rock up with a tuneful menagerie.

Villains by Queens of the Stone Age

The majesties of rock return.

How Did We Get So Dark? by Royal Blood

Does their second album deserve the crown?

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.