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Random Musings: A look back at I, Claudius

Every few years, I re-watch the 1976 BBC production of I, Claudius. In light of the recent death of John Hurt, who played the emperor Caligula in that production, now seemed an appropriate time to revisit that series. 806 more words

Franchise Weekend - Underworld Evolution (2006)

Director: Len Wiseman

Writer: Danny McBride (Screenplay) Len Wiseman, Danny McBride (Story)

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Tony Curran, Derek Jacobi, Bill Nighy, Steven Mackintosh, Michael Sheen… 330 more words


Blackpaint 585 - Vegetable Heaven, Miro at Montjuic, Bacon in Soho

Still Life with Sharon Fruit


Barcelona – probably worth two blogs, although only there three days; we’ll see how it goes.

Sagrada Familia

Gaudi’s famous perpetually developing cathedral/folly – first visible from the south-west by two of its towers peering like Triffids over the surrounding roofs.   589 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art




Kenneth Branagh

Lily James
Richard Madden
Cate Blanchett
Derek Jacobi
Helena Bonham Carter
Stellan Skarsgård

The first in a twenty-first-century-line of live-action reimaginings of classic Disney animations, 2015’s… 906 more words


Inside No. 9 : The Devil of Christmas

The new season of Inside No. 9 can’t come quick enough so the first episode which doubles over as a Christmas episode was a welcome gift this festive season from the BBC. 697 more words