Posts Tagged ‘Films’

Tosh & Becks

12May17

As far as acting goes, David Beckham is a great footballer. He makes a cameo appearance in Guy Ritchie’s new film, “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword”. In the film, he plays a disgruntled Cockney knight called ‘Trigger’ (I’m not making this up). He offers a few words of advice to Arthur. I don’t think Posh […]


London Calling

21Oct16

I had a nice chat with the British actor, Richard E. Grant the other day.  He’s appeared in over 80 films and television programs including Downton Abbey, Dr Who, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Jack & Sarah, L.A. Story, Dracula, The Hound Of The Baskervilles, Gosford Park, and The Iron Lady. He talked about growing up in Swaziland, accidentally seeing […]


Never judge a book by it’s movie. I’m reading all fourteen James Bond books written by Ian Fleming in the order they were published. Right now I’m up to the eleventh one, ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’. I mentioned this at work today and one of my workmates shouted out, “That’s the one where George […]


Substandard

19Oct14

Foreign films are being ruined by whoever is in charge of the subtitles. I like subtitled films because they combine two of the things I like doing most, reading and watching movies. The problem is when two characters are on screen together. The subtitles on screen cover both sides of their conversation. That spoils it […]