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Review: “Your Name” UK IMAX Theatrical Release: Simply Unforgettable

by Grant Whiteon August 21, 2017
I’m a bit late to the party on Your Name.  Lauded the world over, the Makoto Shinkai film received a limited run here in the UK last year but sadly not in any venues local to me. Though I may seem lazy in the face of an associate who went up and down the country […]

Cartoon Network UK Partners With Brownlee Brothers To Stop Bullying

by Grant Whiteon November 14, 2016
Cartoon Network UK has partnered with British triathlete brothers Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee as part of the network’s ongoing Buddy Network initiative, designed to stop children being bullied. In a partnership that also works alongside Childline & the NSPCC the network aims to help stop the problem among children. Dame Esther Rantzen, President of Childline comments: […]

“Berserk” Producer Reo Kurosu ‘Anime Guest of Honour’ For MCM Scotland Comic Con 2016

by Grant Whiteon August 26, 2016
Producer Reo Kurosu has been announced as the Anime Guest of Honour for MCM Scotland Comic Con, due to be held 24th-25th September at the SECC in Glasgow. Kurosu’s credits include the latest adaptation of Berserk, Fullmetal Alchemist and The Heroic Legend of Arslan. He will present a panel on the Saturday of the event […]

Gundam UK Fan Convention ‘G-Con’ Catapults Into Action This September

by Grant Whiteon August 23, 2016
After much preparation the fan run Gundam convention G-Con is set to launch in the UK this September. Celebrating the popular Japanese sci-fi war drama, G-Con is the first UK fan convention for the franchise. Organised by model kit importer Japan:Cool the event will include panels discussing the hobby of Gunpla (Gundam plastic models), a […]

CN UK & Machinima Host “Adventure Time: Card Wars” Livestream Tonight

by Grant Whiteon July 15, 2016
Cartoon Network UK have partnered with Machinima to present a special ‘Let’s Play Flooping Card Wars!’ tournament to promote the upcoming Adventure Time Card Wars Kingdom app, tonight at 8pm UK time. Running until 9:30pm, the tournament will see Machinima gamers ChimneySwift11, JeromeASE, CavemanFilms and TJ Smith Gaming face off in hopes of taking the Card Wars Kingdom […]

G-Con UK Gundam Fan Convention Postponed To September

by Grant Whiteon April 24, 2016
Originally planned for this April, Leeds based Gunpla importer Japan-Cool have updated the official website for the G-Con UK Gundam fan convention to reveal the event has currently been postponed to this September, citing issues with securing a venue and time needed to secure rights from Sunrise for screenings at the event. An ambitious attempt […]

PR: MCM Acquires Top UK YouTube Festival Summer in the City

by Grant Whiteon February 24, 2016
MCM is pleased to announce that it has acquired top UK YouTube festival Summer in the City. Founded in 2009, the Excel London show is a popular annual celebration of online video and the community that surrounds it, attracting content creators, their viewers and the wider entertainment industry. Featuring panels, live performances and special guest […]

MCM Comic Con Continues EU Expansion In 2016 With Hannover And Brussels Events

by Grant Whiteon January 27, 2016
With their London event standing as the world’s current third largest comic convention and similar events being held across the UK, MCM have announced their continued expansion into continental Europe with two new events. Already hosting events in Stockholm and Malmo, MCM Hannover Comic Con will be hosted 4th-5th June at Hannover Messe and MCM […]

Aardman Animations Showcase Cinema Advert To Promote UN Global Goals

by Grant Whiteon October 14, 2015
Aardman Animations have unveiled the world’s first global cinema advert, aimed at promoting the Global Goals initiative which seeks to implement a series of seventeen UN targets for social equality and climate change. The advert was produced by Sir John Hegarty in partnership with SAWA Global Cinema Advertising Association, Project Everyone and BBH. Founded by […]

“Game of Thrones” Stars Ian McElhinney & Ian Beattie To Attend MCM Glasgow Comic Con 2015

by Grant Whiteon September 17, 2015
The North remembers Game of Thrones this September with a pair of actors from the hit HBO show due to attend MCM Glasgow Comic Con, being held 26-27th September at the SECC. Both Ian McElhinney (Ser Barristan Selmy) and Ian Beattie (Ser Meryn Trant) will be in attendance at the Scotland event to meet fans […]