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Neil Davey

Neil Davey is a freelance writer who specialises in things you can do sitting down, such as travelling, eating, drinking, watching films, interviewing famous people and playing video games. (And catching the occasional salmon.) Neil is the author of two Bluffer's Guides (Chocolate, and Food, both of which make lovely presents, ahem), and, along with Stuart O'Connor, is a co-founder of Screenjabber. Neil also writes / has written for The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, Square Mile, Delicious Magazine, Sainsbury's Magazine, Foodism, Escapism, Hello! and Square Meal.
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Ready Player One review

An adaptation of a decidedly sub-par novel is a decidedly pleasant surprise, as a master's touch elevates this VR adventure to unexpected and genuinely enjoyable heights

Small-Screen Jabber 24-30 March

Louise Bolotin looks at what's coming up on the box – including Come Home, Rapture, Picasso's Last Stand and In the Long Run

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Pacific Rim: Uprising review

Steven S DeKnight's sequel to Guillermo del Toro's robo-blockbuster may be rusty in some ways compared to its predecessor – but it's still no less of an enjoyable, if basic, action romp

Slammer Jabber March 22

Welcome to Slammer Jabber, this week looking at Daniel Bryan's return, the finals of the New Japan Cup and more 

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Daddys Home 2 review

This decent sequel to the so-so 2016 film Daddy's Home adds an extra couple of daddies to the mix for extra laughs.

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