R.I.P. Alan Rickman (1946-2016)

When I read the news about Alan Rickman’s passing yesterday, my initial reaction was to channel Howard Beale, open the window and shout, “I’m mad as hell and not going to take it any more!” First David Bowie and now Alan Rickman. In just a few short days, Planet Earth lost two incredibly talented and […]

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Secret Red Dwarf X video signals beginning of greatness

As the story goes, Red Dwarf originated from a recurring sketch created by Doug Naylor and Rob Grant, Dave Hollins: Space Cadet, as part of the early 80s BBC Radio 4 comedy show, Son of Cliche, which was also written by the team of Grant and Naylor. The science-fiction sitcom premiered in 1988 and ran […]

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Harry Potter – Deathly Hallows 2 trailer

Royal Wedding – done. Premiere of Doctor Who – check. Time to turn our focus to the next major event of 2011. With just a little more than 10 weeks to go before the 15 July premiere of the epic finale of the event that cannot be named, it’s time to feed the beast. Why […]

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Coen Bros. to remake British comedy caper, Gambit

For my money, it was enough to hear that the Coen Brothers had targeted, for re-make, the classic 1966 British comedy caper film, Gambit, which starred the brilliant Michael Caine and Shirley MacLaine, that I immediately pencil in for 2012 as a must see.  Now, with Colin Firth on board as the London art curator performing […]

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So close, yet so far from Mr. Depp, etc.

Little did I know… The last night in London, all we had to do was turn right Thursday night out of the hotel past Picadilly Circus to London’s Leicester Square as opposed to left to go to dinner and we could have run into the middle of the Royal premiere of Tim Burton’s 3-D adventure, Alice in […]

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