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John Gilling Presents

A curiosity — the intro to John Gilling’s 1948 directorial debut, a 38-minute quickie called ESCAPE FROM BROADMOOR, states that it is the first of a series, a sort of “John Gilling Presents,” themed around the concept of “psychic mysteries” — but Gilling made no further short films of this kind. 234 more words


Invasion of the G'Day Snatchers

Book: Black Swan Green

Author: David Mitchell

Music: Land Down Under

Composer/Artist: Men at Work

By the early 1980s, Australian mass-media had gained a foothold in Britain and Ireland. 377 more words


Daniel Mays Interview With Robert Elms & BBC London 94.9


Daniel Mays had a great interview with Robert Elms of BBC London 94.9 this afternoon.  Danny discussed The Red Lion, non-league football, and the upcoming Dad’s Army film. 39 more words

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200 years after Waterloo... the Napoleon small man syndrome!

Two hundred years today the Battle of Waterloo was fought in Belgium which saw Napoleon defeated in battle by the Duke of Wellington and other allies from across Europe.   1,273 more words

'Dad's Army' of pensioners accused of $19-million jewellery heist enter courtroom with a shuffle

With a combined age of 490, the men accused of the Hatton Garden jewellery heist shuffled rather than swaggered into court Thursday as it was revealed that the value of the items stolen in the raid is in excess of ₤10 million ($19 million). 449 more words


An Evening With Toby Jones

With the Easter holidays well and truly upon us, I was touching base with one of my very best and closest of friends to check to see when he was home from studying medicine in Manchester. 569 more words


2015 a Year of Re-Makes?

Remakes, sequels, resurrections; they’re everywhere. Re-boots of Jurassic Park, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. , Mad Max and of course- Star Wars are all due to arrive in a cinema near you in 2015 with Scarface and Dad’s Army following close behind. 654 more words