When I first heard about the film Stan and Ollie, I cringed. There some classic things that simply do not work in modern updates; Dad’s Army, Whisky Galore, The Italian Job. So I was sceptical in the extreme when I… Continue Reading
Set your watches for 7pm UK tonight. There will be a screening of Christopher Turner’s film ‘Elusive’ on the UAMN channel.
16 Princes Gate in London. It is not an address you may instantly recognise, but in 1980 that was the location for the Iranian Embassy in London. On 30 April 1980, six members of the Democratic Revolutionary Front for the… Continue Reading
Elementary. It should be wrong for so many reasons. Sherlock Holmes was always a resident of London, capital city of the United Kingdom and at the time Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle wrote his books, the centre of the British Empire. Transporting… Continue Reading
This 50 minute documentary by Darcy Weir explores the research, work and life of Phil Schneider and also features interviews with Phil’s ex-wife, Richard Dolan and Richard Sauder. What did I find so fascinating about this film? When we talk… Continue Reading
Sycamore Gap on Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland is about more than just a tree next to a wall. To some it may seem oddly familiar, others may view it as just another tree, yet this is part of the wall… Continue Reading
It was the 20th August 2006. Redcar had been invaded. The anti-aircraft guns had fallen silent and there was significant damage to buildings on the sea-front. The people didn’t quite know what to make of it. Thankfully, the invaders were… Continue Reading