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Ian Rankin announces festival to mark 30th anniversary of Rebus

It’s hard to believe but 2017 marks the 30th anniversary of Rebus, Ian Rankin’s brilliant detective and brilliant, award-winning, best-selling series. Twenty books later, Detective Inspector John Rebus is now an international institution, not only a publishing phenomenon but also a very good TV adaptation. 214 more words

British Crime Drama

Preview: Marley's Ghosts Series 2

It’s October, so there are naturally ghosts and ghouls everywhere. But on 19th October, three very special spooks return – as Marley’s Ghosts begins its second series on Gold. 1,526 more words

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The Fall Season 2016: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 4

And the next one out of the blocks is Agent’s of S.H.I.E.L.D. for it’s fourth and, probably, last season. And it’s a brand-new dynamic, at least to begin with, because the old gang’s broken up, and nobody gets to see each other any more, and nobody quite trusts each other any more, although that’s probably got a lot to do with the new Director, who’s being made out to be something of an artificial mystery, because nobody refers to him as anything other than The Director. 486 more words

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McCallum: The Complete Collection - Simply Media DVD Review

Running between 1995 and 1998, McCallum was a series that seemed to tap into various television drama trends of the period. Like Cracker it had an unorthodox lead, who (similar to Tony Clark in… 924 more words

Simply Media

Tonight We Ride

On Friday night I caught a new movie, the feature-length debut from director Ian Bonhôte, a crime action thriller film titled “Alleycats”.

An independent film, over £55k of additional funding was raised by a Kickstarter campaign that kicked off in January 2015, and filming took place around London between March and May of last year. 425 more words

Film

The Mummy Returns (2001)

Brendan Fraser and company are once again terrorised by cartoon mummies in this typical Hollywood sequel; it tries so hard to outdo the first that the ingredients that made it work get lost in the flabby, overblown excess. 185 more words

Film