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Watching the Police Academy series in a week and ranking them

Watching the Police Academy series in a week and ranking them

I’ve been in the middle of a big read/watch of all the James Bond novels and films lately, and I’m literally just about to start a big watch of all the A Christmas Carol films. And yet somehow I found myself in a watch of…

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Casino Royale – Climax! TV Episode (1954)

Casino Royale – Climax! TV Episode (1954)

After writing about the first two Ian Fleming Bond novels for my James Bond challenge I now move on to the next publication which is the TV special of Casino Royale for the TV show Climax! I actually watched this a few months ago and…

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What movie house would I most like to buy?

What movie house would I most like to buy?

I’m one of those people, like a lot of us I’m sure, that likes to daydream about things, such as what I would like to get if I was rich. If money was no object and you could get whatever you want. Pretty unlikely I…

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My James Bond book and film challenge – and a Bond timeline

My James Bond book and film challenge – and a Bond timeline

James Bond, and the movies in particular, are a lot of things to different people, depending on which version of Bond you prefer. Exciting action movies, thrilling spy adventures, fantasy sci-fi, gritty dark thrillers, even fun campy pseudo-comedies at times. It’s all of those things…

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Movie Novelisation – The Goonies by James Kahn

Movie Novelisation – The Goonies by James Kahn

My plan to read one of my many movie novelisations every month hasn’t really gone very well. My last one was August, when I read The Blues Brothers, and it’s now November. Better late than never though right? Let me just say again that if…

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James Bond’s favourite games and sports

James Bond’s favourite games and sports

James Bond is one of those people you’d probably hate in real life, because he’s good at everything! Sports, games, most physical activities, he’s just naturally good at it all. I actually always wondered how he stays so good at everything, so that he can…

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Movie Novelisation – The Blues Brothers by Miami Mitch

Movie Novelisation – The Blues Brothers by Miami Mitch

My collection of movie novelisations is growing. I’ve got nearly sixty now. But I think I’ve only read two of them. That needs to change, so I’ve vowed to try to read one per month, amongst reading other books, while I increase my reading quota…

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Top Ten Movie Marathons

Top Ten Movie Marathons

I’m writing this one during the Covid-19 lockdown of 2020, and like a lot of people I’ve been watching slightly more TV and movies than normal. I actually didn’t have as much spare time as I thought I would, but at the start of lockdown…

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The WarGames soundtrack on vinyl LP

The WarGames soundtrack on vinyl LP

It’s no secret that WarGames is my all time favourite film. It’s my ‘comfort film’, and I’ve easily seen it more than any other film. Unfortunately, however, there isn’t much merchandise for it. There was no movie storybook that I can see, there was no…

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My Thoughts on ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

My Thoughts on ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

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