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I’m delighted to see that some of the talent behind the fascinating and quite moving Last Man on the Moon documentary (reviewed here last year), director David Fairhead and producers Keith Haviland and Gareth Dodds, have...

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We lost our princess

December 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

A few days ago we were all horrified to hear that Carrie Fisher had been stricken by a major heart attack on her flight home; we all worried that this seemingly cursed year 0f 2016...

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From our continental correspondent – Dolores

September 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

With the current onslaught of superhero movies in either the Marvel or DC universes, you would be easily excused to not have noticed a quite different film, also based on a comic book, that was...

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Film: Gene Wilder, RIP

August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

(Gene in Young Frankenstein, art by S Sava) Damn you, 2016, another much beloved entertainer gone. Gene Wilder – that face, that absolutely pitch perfect sense of comedic timing. Stir Crazy, The Producers, Willy Wonka...

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Anton Yelchin, RIP

June 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

(above, Anton Yelchin in the Star Trek film series, (c) Paramount) Totally shocked to hear this evening that we lost Anton Yelchin at the age of only 27, in a freak car accident. Best known for...

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YVonne Craig, RIP

August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Very sad news breaking today – we’ve lost Yvonne Craig, the elegant ballet-trained dancer who used her physical prowess to perform many of her own fight scenes and stunts as Barbara Gordon’s Batgirl in the...

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Yes, after succesfully completing the excellent unofficial Judge Dredd based fan film, Judge Minty, the team behind it have set about creating something around the other big Wagner/Ezquerra creation, Strontium Dog. And as you can...

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Patrick Macnee, RIP

June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

More sad news from the world of gentlemanly acting, just a little after we lost the remarkable Christopher Lee (indeed the two acted together as boys and would again as professionals) the news is breaking...

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News just breaking today that we lost a total icon of cinema, a velvet-voiced actor who strode across many decades of film, essaying some of the most memorable characters in the medium: we’ve lost the...

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The Wicked + The Divine + TV

May 30, 2015 | 1 Comments

News over the weekend from Deadline that Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s excellent The Wicked + The Divine comic series from Image has been optioned for TV by Universal Studios. It’s tied in with a...

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