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Updates and new stories about movies, TV shows, tabletop gaming and more. 


Classic TV & film retrospectives from Alastair's personal movie collection.


Retro cartoons, toys and video games; the Nostalgia Collection is where you'll find everything that makes him feel nostalgic.

The LOTR mythology explained

CGP Grey has released Part II of their awesome Grey Explains The Lord of the Rings Mythology series. It's a fantastic look into all the different creatures, the power of the ring and also gives a deeper look into information gathered from Tolkein's other books based around Middle Earth, including where Sauron essentially comes from and why he's as powerful as he is.

You can watch both of them below.

USS Enterprise conservation project at the Smithsonian

Filming has started on Doctor Who