Daily Archives: January 25th, 2017

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

I also wanted to see how the remake of The Magnificent Seven stacked up against the Original classic 1960, old school spaghetti western directed by John Sturges which featured a bunch of hired guns, led by Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen, defending a small Mexican village against marauding bandits. It begins in 1879, when robber …

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Ben Hur (2016)

Just out of curiosity I decided to watch the remake of Ben Hur to see how it stacks up against the original classic 1959 Charlton Heston film. It features a Jewish nobleman, Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) and his adoptive Roman brother Messala (Toby Kebbell) who are best friends despite their different origins. While racing horses, …

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Dydd santes Dwynwen

Dydd Santes Dwynwen (St Dwynwen’s Day) is considered to be the Welsh equivalent to Valentine’s Day and is celebrated annually on 25 January. It celebrates Dwynwen: the Welsh saint of love. The story goes that in the 5th Century Dwynwen fell in love with Maelon Dafodrill. Maelon returned her feelings but for an undetermined reason, …

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Burns Night

Burns night is celebrated annually on 25 January to mark the birth of Scottish poet and lyricist Robert Burns who was also known as Rabbie Burns or the Bard of Ayrshire and is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland. He was born 25 January 1759 two miles (3 km) south of Ayr, in …

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