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Meeting Stephen Fry makes a great day even better

I get to meet lots of people in my job from The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh through Presidents, politicians, film-stars and musicians. There aren’t actually that many people who I’d like to meet; perhaps Sir David Attenborough but on … Continue reading

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Top Gun Maverick – Review

I don’t know if like me you’re old enough to remember Top Gun. It was one of a giant wave of 80’s macho films mostly standing out from its crowd by ditching muscles and machine guns for an iconic 80’s … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey: A New Era Film Review

I’ve been a fan of Downton Abbey since I saw the very first advert for a new ITV drama programme in the summer of 2010. 12 years later or about 18 years later going by the chronology of the show, … Continue reading

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Some birds aren’t meant to be caged

Shawshank Redemption has long been about my favourite film. I’m one of those rare people who saw it when it came out at the cinema back in the 1990’s, well before it became popular on the then cutting edge DVDs. … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Movies of 2021

As with 2020 it’s been a weird year for film-goers. I only managed to go at all because Cineworld gave me a free annual pass. I definitely made the most of it and went to see dozens of films just … Continue reading

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My new Last Night In Soho Walking Tour

On Monday I posted a film review on Last Night In Soho which I watched when it came out on Friday. Having been busy on Saturday I had mused over the possibility of creating a special themed tour much as … Continue reading

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Last Night In Soho Movie Review

I have been waiting for this film for a year or so but it has been long delayed due to Covid. I really liked the look of it from the trailers and though those elements are very enticing and didn’t … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes with No Time To Die – James Bond

As I mentioned in my No Time To Die film review post, I do a James Bond Tour in London and whilst I was meeting tourists for a Winston Churchill and War Rooms Walking Tour, I noticed that the street … Continue reading

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No Time To Die – James Bond Movie Review

This review does contain some unusually massive spoilers for the new James Bond film, please consider yourselves warned or as Q would say…. pay attention 007! It’s interesting that this is the first James Bond film where in the famous … Continue reading

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Interview with Life’s A Show Writer & Director – Harvey Puttock

Last week I posted a short review and link to the comedy short Life’s a Show which I was fortunate enough to be given a preview too. Afterwards I got to chat to writer and director Harvey Puttock about the … Continue reading

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