A young Luke Skywalker visits Blue Peter to ‘explain’ Star Wars to British children

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens already taking Planet Earth by storm, Radio Times dug deep into the Blue Peter vault to find a young Mark Hamill attempting to explain Star Wars to Blue Peter host, Lesley Judd. Judd hosted the longest running children’s television show in the world from 1971-1978. Given the mania that generally surrounds each addition to the Star […]

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier….DVD giveaway

Tinker Tailor 1979 vs. Tinker Tailor 2011 with ***DVD giveway instructions below*** Now that we are just over a week into the wider release of the brilliant Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, it’s probably ok to do a bit of comparison shopping (with spoilers) between the the new film and the equally as brilliant 1979 classic […]

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New Tinker Tailor trailer

Try saying that three times fast. No need to ruin this clip with long-winded paragraphs about the film, the original BBC/PBS production with Alec Guinness, etc. Just…. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – 9.16.2011 – Colin Firth, Gary Oldman, Benedict Cumberbatch, John Hurt and Thomas Hardy. ***you may have to refresh page to get MSN player […]

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British comedy films that time, and Oscar, forgot

It may be Oscar time, but if you’re really interested in a few classic British comedy films, head over to the local video store (Premiere Video on Mockingbird Lane in Dallas immediately comes to mind as being the place to get these) and spend some quality screen time before Oscar Sunday. Bedazzled (1979) with Dudley […]

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – 32+ years in the making

I know it’s Oscar time 2011 and everyone is focused on The King’s Speech, True Grit, 127 Hours, etc. and I know it’s not right to start looking ahead to next year, but I’m setting my sights on what’s coming out in 2011/2012 that should get Oscar nominations for 2012. To start it off….put this on […]

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