Articles by Ben

Five Great ‘Indestructible Superhero’ Movies

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So, I was supposed to write this piece on ‘Five Great Indestructible Superhero Movies’ to tie in with the big screen release of both Superman and Wolverine here in Australia. In fact, I was supposed to have written it a week ago. But I didn’t. I may even have gone so far as to tell the other guys in the office that I had, and it just needed a little polishing. That was a huge lie. Hell, I hadn’t even watched a single film for the article. There, I said it. I’m a bad friend and a worse colleague. But, […]

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‘Appearances Are Everything’ – The twisted twins talk American Mary

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When I got the call to come meet Jen and Sylvia Soska for lunch soon after they’d landed in Melbourne for Monster Fest, I spent the entire time in the car on the way over repeating to myself ‘Be cool. Don’t get nerd goo on them. Be cool. Don’t get nerd goo on them. Be cool…” That mantra flew right out of my head the moment I met them. Talking to Jen and Sylvia is like hanging out with old friends you haven’t seen in a while. Old friends who understand that you’re a little creepy and have almost non-existant […]

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