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 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?
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
A few weeks ago, my colleague wrote about how the future for show business and the silver screen was now mainly in the hands of the internet and its streaming services, mainly Netflix, and quite rightly so. However, who would have thought, that since that article came out, Netflix would have at one point lost […]
Read More Is Disney+ Going to Take Over Our Screens?
The current box office hit is “Bohemian Rhapsody”, an interpretation of the life of late music legend Freddie Mercury, and his journey with the rock band “Queen”. Till now, it has wowed fans worldwide, showing music-lovers the incredible story of this man’s adventures. However, it wasn’t a completely simple story for the late rock star’s […]
Read More Critics vs Audiences: Is the customer always right?