TV and Film

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Get some adamantium up yer

Life has been pretty hectic around here recently, resulting in reduced blog post frequency and lack of fun time. I’ve had loads going on, especially with Open University, band and work taking up most of my free time.

I’ve even found that I’m on the intertubes much less than previously, which is a distressing thing to happen to a guy at the best of times.

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Entertainment TV and Film

Chico, Chico the Rainmaker

Some things remain in the memory for a long time. I have no idea why but one Children’s Film Foundation series really buried itself in my psyche: Chico the Rainmaker. I remember going along to our local cinema (The Lounge in Headingley) to watch the matinée screenings. This was one

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General Chunterings In the news TV and Film

The End is Nigh

I succeeded in getting exceptionally wet during my short walk into work this morning. It was raining, which is normal for this country but not something I particularly look forward to at six o’clock in the morning. It seems that we’re currently experiencing “the worst storm of the winter” according

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TV and Film

Ross Kemp in Afghanistan

I have a confession to make – I used to watch Eastenders. I didn’t want to but you tend to get over-ruled when your other half insists. Still, that was a while ago and I no longer have to watch such depressing drivel. However, every now and again you find

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General Chunterings TV and Film

Dave Gorman vs The Man

I like Dave Gorman but I don’t really know why. Not in a sexual way you understand, but in that blokey “you’re awright bud” way. We watched his excellent film “American Unchained” the other night. This had quite an interesting concept – could he drive all the way from the

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TV and Film

The Bourne Ultimatum

Matt Damon makes one hell of an action hero and the Bourne series must be one of the most exciting action movie franchises in recent years. The first two Bourne films were both superb films and the third continues that level of excellence. Jo and I saw it yesterday at

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