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Episode 102: Frederic Tudor and "Ironclad"

Josh has a new hero! Kate introduces him to Frederic Tudor, the man who made icy beverages as common as they are. Join us as we salute this great American and watch “Ironclad” from 2011.


Some Thoughts on "Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka"

If you’re scratching your heads over this one, thinking, “I’ve never heard of any Doctor Who episode called ‘Scream of the Shalka’,” you’re not crazy. It’s not a well-known episode, and it’s actually not canon–at least, not anymore (although I’m not sure if it ever was considered canon). 444 more words


Grace of Monaco


Review: This focuses on the personal story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly during the dispute between Monaco’s Prince Rainier III, and France’s Charles De Gaulle. 261 more words


Stars set for Murder on the Orient Express

Kenneth Branagh has signed up a whole host of stars for his new film based on the Agatha Christie classic, Murder on the Orient Express. 74 more words


National Theatre launches new Shakespeare app

The National Theatre has launched a brand new, free app dedicated to all things Shakespeare. 339 more words


Gladiator (2000)

Gladiator Film Review

Cast: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Djimon Hounsou, Richard Harris, Derek Jacobi

Director: Ridley Scott

Synopsis: Popular Roman General… 731 more words

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Shakespeare Saturday: Henry IV pt. 2 and Henry V (live, talking, and in technicolor!)

Hi there loyal Nerd Cactus followers! Welcome back. If you don’t know already, this week’s Shakespeare-a-palooza offering features Henry IV pt 2 and Henry V. If you didn’t know, now you do. 448 more words