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  • 2006 March | Shiny Shelf
    to second guess the opinion of somebody more notable than myself and employ that opinion for my own purposes but if I was Ed Brubaker I don t think I d be overly impressed with the last few issues of Catwoman Tags Catwoman Comics DC OYL Me Up JSA 83 By Jim Smith on 06 March 2006 Comments Off Paul Levitz is a smart writer of comic books and on this form he s been away from that game for far far too long Tags Comics DC George Perez Green Lantern JSA One Year Later Paul Levitz Rags Morales The Flash OYL Me Up Detective Comics 817 By Mark Clapham on 03 March 2006 Comments Off It s One Year Later in Gotham and everything new is old again Tags Batman Comics DC James Robinson Leonard Kirk One Year Later Snuff Box By Jim Smith on 03 March 2006 Comments Off If Snuff Box the brilliant new semi narrative sketch show from Matt Berry and Rich Fulcher had a high concept it would be something along the lines of What if The Persuaders were a pair of depraved hangmen Tags BBC BBC Three Comedy Matt Berry Rich Fulcher TV 26 Movies You Might Have Missed Baby Boy By Jim Smith on 01 March 2006 Comments Off Shaft 2000 director John Singleton returned to his spiritual home the reasonably affluent largely African American neighbourhoods of Southern California for this thematic sequel to his seminal Boyz N The Hood Tags 26 movies you might have missed Movies 26 Movies You Might Have Missed Abschied Aus Buckow By Jim Smith on 01 March 2006 Comments Off Abschied Aus Buckow is about the last days of the life of Bertolt Brecht Tags 26 movies you might have missed Movies RECENT POPULAR TAGS Saga Django Unchained Disney and Lucasfilm Dracula vs Robin Hood vs Jekyll and Hyde 1 2 Star Trek Titan Fallen Gods Ted The Dark Knight Rises UK comics round up Nelson The Scarifyers Quick Doctor Who poll Doctor Who The post Big Bang survival kit Print s Not Dead World of Fancraft The Shiny Shelf Alternative Xmas Gift Guide Fringe 2 16 Peter Ashes to Ashes Advent Calendar Alan Moore Angel Batman BBC BBC One BBC Three BBC Two BFI Billie Piper Books Brian Michael Bendis Buffy Channel 4 Chris Carter Christopher Eccleston Comedy Comics David Tennant DC Doctor Who Documentary DVD Enterprise Fifth Geoff Johns George Lucas Grant Morrison Horror ITV JJ Abrams Joss Whedon London Film Festival Marvel Movies Russell T Davies Spider Man Star Trek Star Wars Superman The X Files TV Vampires X Men Zombies Comics Read Younger Looking Flesh our first webcomic Tags Advent Calendar Alan Moore Angel Batman BBC BBC One BBC Three BBC Two BFI Billie Piper Books Brian Michael Bendis Buffy Channel 4 Chris Carter Christopher Eccleston Comedy Comics David Tennant DC Doctor Who Documentary DVD Enterprise Fifth Geoff Johns George Lucas Grant Morrison Horror ITV JJ Abrams Joss Whedon London Film Festival Marvel

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  • 2006 February | Shiny Shelf
    again Tags Comics Hotel Babylon By Mark Clapham on 18 February 2006 Comments Off Weapons Grade Cheese Do Not Handle Without Proper Protection Tags BBC BBC One Hotel Babylon Max Beesley TV Pattern Recognition By Mags L Halliday on 12 February 2006 Comments Off Clearly taking a leaf out of the BBC s design bible each ITV channel is now colour coded instead of the school uniform ugly bright blue and yellow of old Tags TV 24 Season 5 preview By Stephen Lavington on 12 February 2006 Comments Off For a project constructed of little else than pure high concept 24 has enjoyed a long lifespan Tags 24 Kiefer Sutherland TV The Fog By Chrys Hudson Lee on 10 February 2006 Comments Off Hollywood s remake machine spews out another re imagining of a landmark horror tale this time John Carpenter s seminal ghost story surely one of the creepiest films in existence So why bother Tags Horror Movies The dawn of a new distribution age By J Clive Matthews on 09 February 2006 Comments Off With the spread of broadband internet access music and video piracy boomed Tags Op Ed Thunderbolt Jaxon 1 By Mark Clapham on 07 February 2006 Comments Off A comic that s authentically best of British Printed in Canada Tags Comics Wildstorm The Flying Friar By Mark Clapham on 04 February 2006 Comments Off A true story swear to God Tags Comics The IT Crowd By Eddie Robson on 04 February 2006 Comments Off It s a peculiar state of affairs when the most noteworthy thing about a new Channel 4 comedy is considered to be that it takes place largely on one set and is performed in front of a studio audience Tags Channel 4 Chris Morris Comedy Richard Ayoade TV RECENT POPULAR TAGS Saga Django Unchained Disney and Lucasfilm Dracula vs Robin Hood vs Jekyll and Hyde 1 2 Star Trek Titan Fallen Gods Ted The Dark Knight Rises UK comics round up Nelson The Scarifyers Quick Doctor Who poll Doctor Who The post Big Bang survival kit Print s Not Dead World of Fancraft The Shiny Shelf Alternative Xmas Gift Guide Fringe 2 16 Peter Ashes to Ashes Advent Calendar Alan Moore Angel Batman BBC BBC One BBC Three BBC Two BFI Billie Piper Books Brian Michael Bendis Buffy Channel 4 Chris Carter Christopher Eccleston Comedy Comics David Tennant DC Doctor Who Documentary DVD Enterprise Fifth Geoff Johns George Lucas Grant Morrison Horror ITV JJ Abrams Joss Whedon London Film Festival Marvel Movies Russell T Davies Spider Man Star Trek Star Wars Superman The X Files TV Vampires X Men Zombies Comics Read Younger Looking Flesh our first webcomic Tags Advent Calendar Alan Moore Angel Batman BBC BBC One BBC Three BBC Two BFI Billie Piper Books Brian Michael Bendis Buffy Channel 4 Chris Carter Christopher Eccleston Comedy Comics David Tennant DC Doctor Who Documentary DVD Enterprise Fifth Geoff Johns George Lucas Grant Morrison Horror ITV JJ Abrams Joss Whedon London Film

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  • 2006 January | Shiny Shelf
    Ed TV Doc Samson 1 By Mark Clapham on 08 January 2006 Comments Off Can a Kevin Sorbo clone with bright green hair really carry his own Marvel comic The answer may shock you true believers Tags Comics Marvel Cry Wolf By Chrys Hudson Lee on 05 January 2006 Comments Off The icing on the cake of frustratingly watered down teen horror productions from our buddies across the pond One must assume there is a boardroom of execs somewhere who genuinely believe these movies to be pleasing people Tags Horror Movies Just A Minute By Jim Smith on 05 January 2006 Comments Off The beginning of a new series of Just A Minute is always a cause for small celebrations Tags BBC Comedy Nicholas Parsons Radio Doctor Who The Christmas Invasion By Eddie Robson on 03 January 2006 Comments Off Yes we should have reviewed this earlier but frankly who has their best critical faculties working on Christmas Day Tags BBC BBC One Billie Piper David Tennant Doctor Who Russell T Davies TV Poirot The Mystery of the Blue Train By Jim Smith on 02 January 2006 Comments Off I miss I ll confess the pseudo art deco title sequence which accompanied the one hour episodes especially the bit with the train Tags Agatha Christie ITV Poirot TV State of Teleplay ITV By Eddie Robson on 02 January 2006 Comments Off Our series on how 2005 went for the major players in British terrestrial TV continues with an overview of ITV s 50th year Tags ITV TV 2005 Before we forget By Shiny Shelf on 01 January 2006 Comments Off As 2006 begins now is the last chance we ll have to round up all those things that Shiny Shelf should have reviewed in 2005 but due to the constraints of time and competence didn t get around to Tags 24 Alias Batman Bill Murray Christopher Eccleston David Cronenberg David Mitchell Frazer Irving Grant Morrison Hayao Miyazaki Little Britain Michael Avon Oeming Op Ed Robert Webb Tim Burton Viggo Mortensen Wes Anderson Zombies RECENT POPULAR TAGS Saga Django Unchained Disney and Lucasfilm Dracula vs Robin Hood vs Jekyll and Hyde 1 2 Star Trek Titan Fallen Gods Ted The Dark Knight Rises UK comics round up Nelson The Scarifyers Quick Doctor Who poll Doctor Who The post Big Bang survival kit Print s Not Dead World of Fancraft The Shiny Shelf Alternative Xmas Gift Guide Fringe 2 16 Peter Ashes to Ashes Advent Calendar Alan Moore Angel Batman BBC BBC One BBC Three BBC Two BFI Billie Piper Books Brian Michael Bendis Buffy Channel 4 Chris Carter Christopher Eccleston Comedy Comics David Tennant DC Doctor Who Documentary DVD Enterprise Fifth Geoff Johns George Lucas Grant Morrison Horror ITV JJ Abrams Joss Whedon London Film Festival Marvel Movies Russell T Davies Spider Man Star Trek Star Wars Superman The X Files TV Vampires X Men Zombies Comics Read Younger Looking Flesh our first webcomic Tags Advent Calendar Alan Moore Angel Batman

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  • 2005 December | Shiny Shelf
    25 By Mark Clapham on 10 December 2005 Comments Off A new generation of comics meets the old as the popular web comic comes to print Tags Comics Penny Arcade Batman the Monster Men By Mark Clapham on 10 December 2005 Comments Off If I go for too long without reading a satisfying Batman comic my flesh begins to itch Tags Batman Comics DC Matt Wagner Marvel Zombies 1 By Mark Clapham on 10 December 2005 Comments Off At last a comic for people who want to see Captain America walking around carrying half his brain in his hand Tags Comics Marvel Robert Kirkman Sean Phillips Zombies RECENT POPULAR TAGS Saga Django Unchained Disney and Lucasfilm Dracula vs Robin Hood vs Jekyll and Hyde 1 2 Star Trek Titan Fallen Gods Ted The Dark Knight Rises UK comics round up Nelson The Scarifyers Quick Doctor Who poll Doctor Who The post Big Bang survival kit Print s Not Dead World of Fancraft The Shiny Shelf Alternative Xmas Gift Guide Fringe 2 16 Peter Ashes to Ashes Advent Calendar Alan Moore Angel Batman BBC BBC One BBC Three BBC Two BFI Billie Piper Books Brian Michael Bendis Buffy Channel 4 Chris Carter Christopher Eccleston Comedy Comics David Tennant DC Doctor Who Documentary DVD Enterprise Fifth Geoff Johns George Lucas Grant Morrison Horror ITV JJ Abrams Joss Whedon London Film Festival Marvel Movies Russell T Davies Spider Man Star Trek Star Wars Superman The X Files TV Vampires X Men Zombies Comics Read Younger Looking Flesh our first webcomic Tags Advent Calendar Alan Moore Angel Batman BBC BBC One BBC Three BBC Two BFI Billie Piper Books Brian Michael Bendis Buffy Channel 4 Chris Carter Christopher Eccleston Comedy Comics David Tennant DC Doctor Who Documentary DVD Enterprise Fifth Geoff Johns George Lucas

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  • 2005 November | Shiny Shelf
    most overrated Doctor Who story would be churlish and mean spirited It would also have a sizeable dollop of truth to it Tags BBC Doctor Who Douglas Adams DVD Tom Baker TV New Warriors 5 By Mark Clapham on 12 November 2005 Comments Off pretension error occurred unable to display introduction to article due to excessive pretension please reboot Tags Comics Marvel Zeb Wells LONDON FILM FESTIVAL Factotum By Stephen Lavington on 12 November 2005 Comments Off Factotum doesn t initially present the most enticing of prospects an adaptation of the writings of American miserablist Charles Bukowski starring Matt Dillon and directed by Bent Hamer Tags BFI London Film Festival Movies LONDON FILM FESTIVAL Mrs Henderson Presents By Jim Smith on 09 November 2005 Comments Off A cynical man might look at Stephen Frears indifferent and largely jolly Mrs Henderson presents and come to the conclusion that having seen Mike Leigh gain clout and praise for a historical film about theatrical people he decided to do the same Tags BFI Bob Hoskins Judi Dench London Film Festival Movies Stephen Frears LONDON FILM FESTIVAL Qing hong Shanghai Dreams By Jim Smith on 09 November 2005 Comments Off In the 1960s Chairman Mao s government encouraged cajoled and ultimately ordered thousands of Chinese people to move form the cities into expanding areas in order to create a new front against both Western capitalist economies and that alternative ex Tags BFI London Film Festival Mandarin Movies Wang Xiaoshuai LONDON FILM FESTIVAL The Girl From Monday By Jim Smith on 09 November 2005 Comments Off Hal Hartley once managed to portray the apocalypse with nary more than Polly Harvey and a Salvation Army band so it shouldn t really be much of a surprise to see him attempt micro budget dystopianism Tags London Film Festival Movies LONDON FILM FESTIVAL Kiss Kiss Bang Bang By Stephen Lavington on 09 November 2005 Comments Off This awesomely titled pulpy detective flick comes courtesy of the pen and directorial vision of Lethal Weapon scribe Shane Black which makes it all the more odd that its closest point of reference is Adaptation Tags BFI London Film Festival Movies Robert Downey Jr BOLDLY GONE These Are The Voyages By Jim Smith on 09 November 2005 Comments Off The final episode of Enterprise the intertextually entitled These Are The Voyages has come in for a lot of flack odd given that the episode s authors called it a valentine to Star Trek fans Tags Enterprise Fifth Jonathan Frakes Star Trek TNG TV Jim Smith By Jim Smith on 09 November 2005 Comments Off James Edward Smith was born in Solihull attended Alcester Grammar School and University College London and lives in London where he writes about trivial cultural and media things for money Sometimes people ask him how many books he s written and when he lists them he s always shocked by how many there are Jim has Pride and Prejudice By Jim Smith on 08 November 2005 Comments Off

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  • 2005 October | Shiny Shelf
    of the set up burbling away in the background much of it rather humdrum and offputting the first actual issue of Infinite Crisis is here I like it Tags Batman Comics DC Geoff Johns Superman Wonder Woman Nanny McPhee By Abigail Twitch on 16 October 2005 Comments Off It seems mean spirited to criticize a film for sticking to a proven formula but that s what Nanny McPhee compels one to do Tags Derek Jacobi Emma Thompson Movies A Very Social Secretary By Jim Smith on 12 October 2005 Comments Off Have we now gone so far down the my enemy s enemy is my friend route that we ll cheer something that s manifestly dreadful because it might hurt someone we don t like Tags Bernard Hill Channel 4 Comedy Politics TV Contributors By Jon de Burgh Miller on 08 October 2005 Comments Off Regular contributors to Shiny Shelf include the following Despite being an almost entirely trivial individual Jonn Elledge has spent his career as a journalist almost entirely covering desperately weighty subjects in politics and finance To compensate for this he contributes to Tags Movies Kingdom of Heaven By Stephen Lavington on 06 October 2005 Comments Off What an ugly mess Tags DVD Eva Green Ridley Scott Seed of Chucky DVD By Chrys Hudson Lee on 04 October 2005 Comments Off Let s face it the Child s Play franchise owes a lot to the post modern stylings of Scream and its copies the rinse and repeat days of the lone doll stalking the same kid to transfer his soul seem like a distant memory Tags DVD Horror Jennifer Tilly Afterlife By Eddie Robson on 04 October 2005 Comments Off It is of course a coincidence that ITV is screening a series about a medium called Alison just as BBC1 starts running its new American import a series called Medium about a medium called Alison Tags Andrew Lincoln ITV Lesley Sharp Patricia Arquette TV Polly and the Pirates 1 By Mark Clapham on 03 October 2005 Comments Off Avast Instant classic to port Tags Comics Pirates Ted Naifeh House of Wax DVD By Chrys Hudson Lee on 03 October 2005 Comments Off Unlike some other recent body count flicks House of Wax on face value alone has three fundamentally terrifying things going for it a ghost town a psycho killer and shudder Paris Hilton Tags DVD Horror Land of the Dead By Mark Clapham on 03 October 2005 Comments Off It is a relief to announce that yes George A Romero still has what it takes Land of the Dead is a worthy sequel to Romero s three previous zombie movies while being a great contemporary horror movie in its own right Tags George A Romero Horror Movies Zombies Doctor Who The Web Planet DVD By Eddie Robson on 02 October 2005 Comments Off Once lauded as one of the greatest achievements of 1960s Doctor Who The Web Planet is now better known for being precisely the

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  • 2005 September | Shiny Shelf
    4 Documentary TV Serenity By Mags L Halliday on 13 September 2005 Comments Off Serenity is Joss Whedon s long awaited first film For all his script work on others this is his feature directorial debut And it shows Tags Firefly Joss Whedon Movies Serenity Constantine By Stephen Lavington on 11 September 2005 Comments Off Changes made in the jump from page to screen can sometimes make a major difference to the fundamental direction of the character and this is the case in Constantine Tags Alan Moore Constantine Hellblazer Horror Keanu Reeves Movies Teen Titans Go 22 By Mark Clapham on 02 September 2005 Comments Off Altogether now T E E N T I T A N S Tags Comics DC RECENT POPULAR TAGS Saga Django Unchained Disney and Lucasfilm Dracula vs Robin Hood vs Jekyll and Hyde 1 2 Star Trek Titan Fallen Gods Ted The Dark Knight Rises UK comics round up Nelson The Scarifyers Quick Doctor Who poll Doctor Who The post Big Bang survival kit Print s Not Dead World of Fancraft The Shiny Shelf Alternative Xmas Gift Guide Fringe 2 16 Peter Ashes to Ashes Advent Calendar Alan Moore Angel Batman BBC BBC One BBC Three BBC Two BFI Billie Piper Books Brian Michael Bendis Buffy Channel 4 Chris Carter Christopher Eccleston Comedy Comics David Tennant DC Doctor Who Documentary DVD Enterprise Fifth Geoff Johns George Lucas Grant Morrison Horror ITV JJ Abrams Joss Whedon London Film Festival Marvel Movies Russell T Davies Spider Man Star Trek Star Wars Superman The X Files TV Vampires X Men Zombies Comics Read Younger Looking Flesh our first webcomic Tags Advent Calendar Alan Moore Angel Batman BBC BBC One BBC Three BBC Two BFI Billie Piper Books Brian Michael Bendis Buffy Channel 4 Chris Carter Christopher Eccleston Comedy

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  • 2005 August | Shiny Shelf
    Milligan Salvador Larocca Wolverine X Men Lost By Stephen Lavington on 18 August 2005 Comments Off In a rare example of a high profile series living up to its hype Lost made a triumphant showing in its debut week boasting viewing figures of 6 1million Tags JJ Abrams Lost TV h b sauce By Mark Clapham on 17 August 2005 Comments Off Two shelf bending wallet breaking hardbacks for the discerning comics fan Invincible Ultimate Collection 1 and Top 10 The Forty Niners Tags Alan Moore Books Comics Gene Ha Robert Kirkman House of M round up 2 By Jim Smith on 17 August 2005 Comments Off The Pulse 10 Spider Man House of M and The Incredible Hulk 83 85 Tags Brian Michael Bendis Captain America Comics House of M Hulk Jorge Lucas Mark Waid Marvel Peter David Salvador Larocca Spider Man Wolverine X Men Sugar Rush DVD By Mark Clapham on 14 August 2005 Comments Off If you missed Channel Four s recent drama Sugar Rush here s a few reasons why it s worth catching on DVD Tags Channel 4 DVD Leonora Crichlow Reel Britannia By Eddie Robson on 13 August 2005 Comments Off A recent story claiming that British films were doing very well and partly attributed this to the success of the latest Harry Potter film Would this be the same Harry Potter film made by the long established Hollywood studio Warner Bros Tags Alfonso Cuaron BBC Harry Potter Movies Star Wars TV Preview Lost By Mark Clapham on 06 August 2005 Comments Off 100 spoiler free this is the only thing newcomers should read about Lost in advance of Wednesday s Channel Four premiere Tags JJ Abrams Lost TV RECENT POPULAR TAGS Saga Django Unchained Disney and Lucasfilm Dracula vs Robin Hood vs Jekyll and Hyde 1 2 Star Trek Titan Fallen Gods Ted The Dark Knight Rises UK comics round up Nelson The Scarifyers Quick Doctor Who poll Doctor Who The post Big Bang survival kit Print s Not Dead World of Fancraft The Shiny Shelf Alternative Xmas Gift Guide Fringe 2 16 Peter Ashes to Ashes Advent Calendar Alan Moore Angel Batman BBC BBC One BBC Three BBC Two BFI Billie Piper Books Brian Michael Bendis Buffy Channel 4 Chris Carter Christopher Eccleston Comedy Comics David Tennant DC Doctor Who Documentary DVD Enterprise Fifth Geoff Johns George Lucas Grant Morrison Horror ITV JJ Abrams Joss Whedon London Film Festival Marvel Movies Russell T Davies Spider Man Star Trek Star Wars Superman The X Files TV Vampires X Men Zombies Comics Read Younger Looking Flesh our first webcomic Tags Advent Calendar Alan Moore Angel Batman BBC BBC One BBC Three BBC Two BFI Billie Piper Books Brian Michael Bendis Buffy Channel 4 Chris Carter Christopher Eccleston Comedy Comics David Tennant DC Doctor Who Documentary DVD Enterprise Fifth Geoff Johns George Lucas Grant Morrison Horror ITV JJ Abrams Joss Whedon London Film Festival Marvel Movies Russell T Davies Spider Man Star Trek Star Wars

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