ISSUE 445 – OUT NOW! STARBURST gets ready to welcome THE BLACK PANTHER to the screens as we preview the movie as well as take a look at the comic book and animation history of the Marvel character. Elsewhere, we take a look at survival movies, lost worlds, and humanoid sea creatures. Speaking of those, … Continued

Win a Dual Format Edition of KILLS ON WHEELS

Attila Till’s Kills on Wheels was one of the hidden gems of 2016, with the dark Hungarian comedy proving to be a huge favourite of anyone who had the pleasure of checking it out. As we put it back then, “With a strong script, competent directing and gritty cinematography, Kills on Wheels is a well-balanced … Continued

Win a Dual Format Edition of NEW WORLD

Park Hoon-jung is a huge favourite of ours here at Moonbase Alpha, which means we’re all kinds of excited to see that his stunning thriller New World is getting a Dual Format release next week courtesy of the great guys over at Eureka Video. Even better, we’ve got 3 copies of the release to give … Continued

Win a DVD Copy of IT

You’ll float too when “IT” arrives onto 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™, DVD, Blu-ray™ Steelbook (exclusive to HMV), and Digital Download from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. New Line Cinema’s blockbuster horror thriller “IT,” directed by Andy Muschietti (“Mama”), is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name, which has been terrifying readers … Continued

STARBURST’s Board Games of 2017

Board games have really taken off in recent years, and with a myriad of new stuff out there, it’s sometimes a challenge to sort out to gold from the dross (or the Catan from the Monopoly, in this case). Let’s take a very quick look at games that came out this year (or at least … Continued

STARBURST’s Books of 2017

As 2018 and all its potential looms ever closer, it’s about this time of year that we have a quick look back at some of the more interesting books that came out in 2017. We aren’t going to stand on ceremony here.  This is a mixed list of stuff that caught our eye over the year, … Continued

Shaman Add to the Magic of Vikings: War of the Clans

If you are a fan of the massively online multiplayer game then you are probably already aware of Vikings: War of the Clans and if it is not a game that is on your radar, then it should be. Published by Plarium, the web-based game developer, Vikings allows games to build a clan based in … Continued

Deep Dread: Getting to the Bottom of THE DESCENT

You really have to wonder at some people’s definition of ‘leisure pursuit’. Exploring caves is fine and dandy, we’ve all done that on our hols, but proper potholing down into freezing, pitch-black caverns hundreds of feet below ground requires a special kind of steely nerve. Physical strength and agility are must-haves, but you also need … Continued


ISSUE 444 – OUT NOW! As a new year begins, we look forward to what fantastic genre movies and TV shows we can expect with our mammoth 2018 Preview. But it’s not all about looking forward, as we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE by looking at highs and lows of … Continued