I assume that everyone noted that the time tested series, James Bond, recently made the rounds in the news headlines with its alleged “popcorn dropping moment”. So first lets get back to basics. The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent as created in 1953 by Ian Fleming. Since Fleming’s death […]Read More Bond. Just not James | a look into the new 007
Apollo 11 launched to the moon with 3 astronauts on 16th July 1969 and made its return launch exactly 50 years ago today! It was indeed “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” – and what a leap that was. It not only changed our definition of what we could accomplish but […]Read More From movies to conspiracies: 50 years from the moon landing
Most people around the world like at least one type of music, yet the weird thing is that then musicals are seen as something you either love or hate. In reality most people fall somewhere in the middle where they like some types of musicals and not others. On the other hand, some hide their […]Read More Musicals – what’s so gay about them?
Most movies of different fandoms such as the Marvel Universe, Star Trek, Star Wars, the DC Cinematic Universe, etc. are fast paced and filled with action which often makes one wonder what poor sod had to let himself get punched by Captain Marvel, shot by a laser blaster or punched through a wall. Well its […]Read More Do you ever think about the Stunt Doubles?
Not even halfway into world pride month and there is no avoiding rainbow flags. Make no mistake, it is not to celebrate the Tarxien Rainbows football team. However, Malta is of course a different case since as a country we celebrate pride week between the 6th and 15th of September with the long awaited pride march scheduled for the 14th. […]Read More Know Your Pride – 50 Years Since Stonewall Riots
This year marks the last season of arguably the world’s most currently beloved TV series and with tears in our eyes 1-Up Club would like to say – “Thanks HBO”. It’s hard to believe nowadays but it was a risk to build the series around a mythical world, like a cracked-mirror reflection of medieval Europe, […]Read More A Meh Ending to 7 Great Seasons | Game of Thrones
When combing through the news cycle one generally pays attention to the big news of the day and mainly to their top interests. Nonetheless, I couldn’t believe that I had let this piece of news slip by – LIGHTSABER DUELLING WAS OFFICIALLY RECOGNISED AS A SPORT! In February the French Fencing Federation (Fédération Française d’Escrime) […]Read More Lightsaber Duelling is Now an OFFICIAL Sport
Recently, it feels as if the cinema industry and movies have been getting all the spotlight, mostly thanks to Avengers: Endgame. So we thought we’d take a bit of an aside and take a little twirl in the world of Gaming and find out what’s on the news menu. We start with EA, a company that seems […]Read More NEW Pokémon, Call of Duty and Star Wars Games In The Works
If you know people who have watched anime, you’ve most probably heard the phrase “2D>3D”. With no context that phrase might leave you slightly baffled. The phrase is really and truly a meme in the anime community, where fans will say that 2D girls are far superior to 3D girls. It’s a funny meme that […]Read More The ‘Waifu’ Epidemic | When it stops being a joke
Endgame was the conclusion of an era and the fact that it didn’t have a post-credits scene shows that. This doesn’t mean that the MCU is finished but that it’s the beginning of a new chapter. The future MCU movies will see a shift, showing the impact of Endgame and how it affected the lives […]Read More Why You Shouldn’t Spoil It | Avengers: Endgame