Confusions and Connections
Last night saw The Imitation Game as the Gala opening film of the London International Film Festival. The Opening Night Gala film was The Imitation Game. We have been sent over ...more
A 21st century take on Burma-Shave
Written October 17, 2014
I’ve been hacking through the XKCD archive and came across this one. Burma-Shave was a very well known advertiser, and quite a novel one, in the middle of the 20th century. Adverts ...more
A Sentinel in London
Written October 17, 2014
On Sunday October 19, 2014 sees a Sentinel at London’s O2 arena. Awaiting the arrival of people with the Mutant Gene so they can be looked after. Yep, it’s a promotional ...more
Ada Lovelace Day 2014
Written October 14, 2014
Today is Ada Lovelace Day. A day to celebrate the role that women have played in science. This is going to be the third time that I have written about this ...more
The biggest news for years in television hit the web earlier today [06Oct2014] with a cryptic tweet from David Lynch… Dear Twitter Friends: That gum you like is going to come ...more
Ever wondered what super-spies eat in the morning, noon and night? Then the Penguins of Madagascar can help. The answer is the super cheezeie Cheesy Dibbles. Made from Cheese by-products [ ...more
Containment gets a trailer
Written October 11, 2014
Containment, a new British thriller has just released its first trailer. The film is still in post-production but it’s due out later this year, or at least hopefully as I can’t ...more
Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder
Written October 23, 2014
Many years ago, in the days before he became a household name in the Harry Potter series of films, a young red haired child called Rupert Grint starred in a ...more
The brand new trailer for The Imitation Game is out. This trailer isn’t that much different than the other ones that we have seen. It does go into the recruitment of ...more
Gandalf appears
Written October 8, 2014
After the release of the main poster for the final part of the Hobbit trilogy, there was a vote on social media to decide what poster would be released next. ...more
This one has a huge amount of new footage in it. From what is happening on earth to what happens at the end of the wormhole. It does seem that ...more
Into Hell with Fury
Written October 1, 2014
An amazing new featurette has just hit the web for Fury. This time it’s a look behind the scenes on how the film was made. From using real tanks to ...more
Katniss returns to District 12
Written October 19, 2014
District 12 was Katniss’ home.  We have been sent over the new TV spot for the upcoming first part of Mockingjay. This time we see Katniss going home to District ...more
Keira Knightley is Joan Clarke
Written October 7, 2014
The second character poster for The Imitation Game has hit. It’s Keira Knightley as Joan Clarke. Joan is as pivotal, in a way, as Alan Turing in the war against Enigma. ...more
Man up future self!
Written October 3, 2014
As a programmer, I have to work with a lot of code that has been written by other people. Sometimes I have to write my own to interface with this ...more
The Avengers are back. This time they are fighting a horror that Tony Stark accidentally releases onto the world. It seems that only the combined forces of The Avengers can ...more
Mockingjay Part 1’s TV spots
Written October 25, 2014
Two new TV spots have hit the web in the lead-up to November’s release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. Effie sums up what everyone else thinks of Katniss. ...more
More about the Penguins of Madagascar
Written October 5, 2014
Late last week we saw two great items showing our favourite psychotic penguins. One is a set of clips, some new others old, showing what our heroes are  getting up  ...more
Paddington gets a brand new trailer
Written October 28, 2014
In a strange way, the change of Paddington’s voice is perfect. It’s more “down to earth” than the dulcet tones of Colin Firth could have brought to the role. ...more
Pixar has helped us see that monsters are as scared of us as we are of them, amazing adventures to superheroes still trying to save the city. This time, we are ...more

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