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Aliens, Frank Sinatra, and Three Days in the Life of a Couch Potato

Day 1

In this technological age, one item in particular has come to the aid of the dedicated couch potato and that is the hard drive recorder. 1,553 more words


#UpdatedCard: 4FW (@4FW) "Battle Britannia Tour" *Night 2 Matches Signed*

4 Front Wrestling presents “Battle Britannia Tour” on September 9th & 10th.

4FW have announced two matches for “Battle Britannia Tour: Night 2” that will see Tiger Ali facing Kotaro Suzuki and Kazma Sakamoto versus The Saint both in singles action. 78 more words

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Featuring the Saint

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With 12 novels, 34 novellas and 95 short stories (collected in 24 volumes), the sheer volume of Leslie Charteris’s work can be daunting. 857 more words

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The Infamous...

Occasionally a series clicks.

Exotic locales; a cosmopolitan, man of the world attitude; hairsbreadth escapes from death; plenty of good fights; diabolical masterminds and ingenious plots – and a belief in adventure and excitement for their own sake. 1,267 more words

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The Saint (1997, Phillip Noyce)

The Saint is a delightful mess of a film. Director Noyce toggles between doing a Bond knock-off while a romantic adventure picture. Val Kilmer’s international, high-tech cat burglar falls for one of his marks, Elisabeth Shue’s genius scientist. 626 more words


The Saint, James Bond, and a Rather Hot Afternoon.

I spent a lot of time last week trolling through my book collection and photographing the books for last week’s post about Marilyn Monroe. It wasn’t quite that easy because since my divorce my books have been boxed up in the spare room at my Mum’s house and it took me a while to search through the boxes and find the books I wanted. 648 more words


Will Simon Templar Have a Halo Or Horns? - Paramount Picks Up The Rights to The Saint

According to this story from Deadline, Paramount Pictures has just picked up the rights for a feature-film adaptation of The Saint. They (Paramount) say they are looking to take the character, whose “life” began in a series of books written by noted author Leslie Charteris  from 1928 to 1963 and of course attempt to create another tentpole upon which they can build a new character brand, not unlike… 502 more words