Monthly Archives: July, 2011

La Vie En Rose

Recently The Times newspaper in association with iTunes has been offering films for download. one of the latest is the 2007 Film “La Vie En Rose”. Directed by Olivier Dahan it stars Marion Cotillard as EDITH PIAF andlooks at the life of “The Little Sparrow”. The film also stars Sylvie Testud and Pascal Gregory The …

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Man on Wire (2008)

Recently The Times newspaper in association with iTunes also offered the 2008 film Man on Wire” Direceted by James Marsh this film is about a French wire walker, juggler, and street performer named Philippe Petit who spent a daring 45 minutes walking, dancing, kneeling, and lying on a wire between the rooftops of the Twin …

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Recently in association with iTunes, The Times newspaper  has been offering some great films for download, one such film is “W.” which has a great cast, including Josh Brolin, Jeffrey Wright, Richard Dreyfus, Scott Glenn, James Cromwell and Thandie Newton. The Film starts off with George W. Bush (Brolin) being introduced as the 43rd president …

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The Others

Recently The Times newspaper in association with iTunes has been offering films for download, Todays film is “The Others” which is a Disturbing psychological horror and was directed by Alejandro Menbar . The film is Set in Jersey during  1945 and follows the story of a woman named Grace Stewart (Nicole Kidman), her husband (Christopher …

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One day I feel I’m on top of the world…

Geddy Lee, the lead singer with awesome Prog Rock band Rush celebrates his birthday on 29 July, and being a huge fan and having most of Rush’s Albums, I thought I’d mark the occasion with a few epic tunes courtesy of Youtube. Tom Sawyer Fly by Night Closer to the Heart Armor and Sword Far Cry

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The Hobbit – An unexpected Journey

I am a huge fan of all J.R.R Tolkien’s  novels and I am really looking forward to seeing the upcoming film version of  “The Hobbit. Once again directed by Peter Jackson, who did the Lord of the Rings Trilogy . This widely anticipated film has been split into two parts, the first of which is …

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Blackbeards Tea Party — Heavens to Betsy

I first heard about Blackbeards Tea party through a side-advert on Facebook, so being a big fan of enthusiastic Folk Groups like Bellowhead, I decided to investigate further and found that thier album “Heavens to Betsy” is a Lively and infectious mixture of traditional folk music, sea shanties, brass instruments and modern instrumentation like electric …

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Torchwood – Miracle day (Part 3)

In the Latest exciting episode of the newly rejuvenated Torchwood we find that The world population has exploded since “Miracle Day”. People have started panic buying because everything is starting to run out in the shops, the Hospitals can no longer cope with all the seriously injured, a “Miracle Day” cult has appeared and polite …

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I can’t get no….

…Satisfaction Mick Jagger was born on this day 1943, so I thought it would be a great excuse to post some of my favourite Rolling Stones songs (Courtesy of YouTube) Sympathy for the Devil Paint it Black Start Me Up B rown Sugar Mick Jagger has also recently created a supergroup, called SuperHeavy it comprises …

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Sweet Home Alabama

Leon Wilkenson, the guitarist with lynyrd skynyrd was born on this day in 1952 Simple Man Sweet Home Alabama Call Me The Breeze Free Bird

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