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Lifeforce (1985)

Lifeforce, director Tobe Hooper’s foray into space based terror, is very much a product of its time. The Sci-fi / horror starring Steve Railsback, Peter Firth, Mathilda May and Frank Finlay (as well as a brief surprise appearance by Patrick Stewart), is one of those films with an unmistakable 1980’s air which stands up surprisingly well after nearly thirty years – well almost. 361 more words


Murder By Decree (1978)

Only a cynic would claim that a film which had disappeared from view for so many years, got an airing on DVD due to the Academy Award recognition in recent years of its main star Christopher Plummer, or the resurgence in popularity of its central character Sherlock Holmes thanks to the films of ex Mr Madonna, Guy Ritchie.  585 more words


The Pianist (2002)

Roman Polanski directs the harrowing story of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish pianist and Jew who survived the horrors of the holocaust in World War II. 131 more words


The Three Musketeers (1973)

When it’s on: Sunday, 14 February (8.05 am)
Channel: ITV3
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I’ve tried to be better at reading the classics than I am, but one title I had no trouble with was Alexandre Dumas’s… 1,242 more words


After Tolstoy, Andrew Davies wants to tackle Hugo

Now that there is an epic-sized hole in the Sunday night BBC 1 schedules following the final episode of War and Peace, how can it be filled? 366 more words