Happy Death Day (Review)

Wholly resisting the urge to mention a certain 1993 Bill Murray comedy, Happy Death Day plays out more like the bastard love-child of the Tom Cruise sci-fi thriller ‘Live. Die. Repeat’ crossed with ‘Scream 2’, with a liberal dose of ‘D.O.A’ sprinkled on top (that’s the 1950’s thriller, not the turgid action thriller starring Holly…

Dunkirk (Reviewed)

Okay, so you all know the score with Dunkirk already. Christopher Nolan’s mega-budget World War Two film, filmed largely down the road from me in Swanage. Nolan thanked the studio recently for “giving this British film an American budget” and, my word, does it show. Beginning with a credit-free ‘cold-open’, Nolan sets his stall immediately…

Interview: Gates McFadden and Patti Yasutake

In 1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation took up the Star Trek mantle and proceeded to create a series that stands shoulder to shoulder with the Original Series, with a fanbase still passionate about it to this day and spawning several movies with the cast of the Next Generation. At this years SF Ball I had a chance to sit down…

CPT Podcast: Ryan O’Sullivan Interview

With the release of the new Warhammer 40k: Dawn Of War comic book, Marcus spoke to writer Ryan O’Sullivan about the new series as well as what got him into comics and what he thinks you should be reading. Enjoy.

Switching Things Up a Bit.

It’s safe to say that I’ve procrastinated somewhat in developing content to showcase my thoughts of the latest Nintendo console – the Nintendo Switch. Having now owned the console and a copy of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild since release on the March 3rd I now feel that I am in a…

Reviewed: Get Out

Horror and comedy are often difficult bedfellows, but when writers and directors get it right, such as they did with Scream, Slither and Adam Wingard’s The Guest, the results can be outstanding. Get Out is not an exception. Written and directed by one half of American comedy duo Key and Peele – I’ve never seen…

Comics with The Gamma Dames

The world of Comics can sometimes appear inaccessible and a bit bewildering, with the variety and shear amount of material out there. Fortunately we have Comic Podcasters, The Gamma Dames to help guide us through and find the gems in the rough. Can’t Pause This caught up with two thirds of the Dames, Sarah and Holly, to find out…

Interview: Martin Dixon

The 1990’s and specifically the Monday Night Wars is one of the best and most popular periods in the history of Professional Wrestling and is the focus of Martin Dixon’s recently released e-book Wrestling In The Clinton Years: The Road To Hollywood. I got to ask Martin a few questions about his book and why we…

After The Weekend- Wrestlemania 33

The dust has settled on another Wrestlemania and after a busy weekend of debuts, returns and final appearances it’s time to have a think about Wrestlemania 33 and the events around it. Joining me in sorting through it is Model, Musician and Pro Wrestling fan, Vanessa Wedge. Did you think Wrestlemania 33 was a good show?…

Steve Plays Outlast #2

Steve continues his play through of Outlast with more awkward scenes of terror. His terror.   Want to support Can’t Pause This AND get awesome stuff delivered to your door every month? Of course you do so head over to Super Loot with this link here!

I Have ‘Til 5: Wrestlemania Special

Welcome to the return of I Have ‘Til 5, the column where I watch five Pro Wrestling matches then write about them. As it’s Wrestlemania season I thought it would be a good time to  check out some matches from Wrestlemanias past. Usually I’d pick five matches myself but with such a broad selection of…

Retrospective Review – Power Rangers

Retrospective’s Rating:- Enjoyability – 9/10 Characters – 6/10 Story – 6/10 Music – 5/10 Shooting – 7/10 Overall Rating = 33/50 or 3.3/5 Let’s get straight into it, the new and rebooted Power Rangers film isn’t going to win awards for an engrossing, angst filled, teen drama with long drawn out beautiful shot composition, nor…