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IWM Duxford Battle Of Britain Airshow 2017

The Imperial War Museum have clearly decided to take a different approach to their own airshows at the Duxford site in 2017. The May show, the Duxford Air Festival, took on the role of an airborne variety show with something for everyone, some First World War Action, some modern military and everything in between. 1,418 more words


You Are A Gladiator

“You are a gladiator. Gladiators don’t run, they fight. They slay dragons, they wipe off the blood, they stitch up their wounds…

…and they live to fight another day” 406 more words


And now...

…for something completely different…


Even at the top of the stadium, each ring of clashing metal reverberates in my skull.

I risk looking up from the floor, just a slight turn of my head to catch a glimpse of the duel. 1,241 more words


Gladiator Terrace Wear

Project logo from Gladiator Terrace Wear, based in Cilacap


Two seconds with Russell Crowe

I watched the remake of 3:10 to Yuma last weekend and really enjoyed it much more than I was expecting to (insert horrible pun about eating crow/Crowe here).   254 more words

Book Review: The Valiant by Lesley Livingston

Hey Ya’ll!

So I’m going to do something a bit different in this review. I will be fully spoiler-free reviewing this book in this post, but I’m also going to have a section (which will be clearly marked) where I gush, filled with spoilers, about this book. 1,631 more words


Shutter Angle, Shutter Speed and Frame Rate: Gladiator, Saving Private Ryan

The combined effect of stop motion and motion blur of the first fight scene in Gladiator (Ridley Scott, 2000) is frightening. The scene was shot with a narrow shutter angle of 45 degrees; i.e., 1/198. 225 more words