Thursday, 31 March 2011

Doctor Who: Series 6 - Full Length Trailer Released!

The full-length trailer has been released and it looks absolutely fantastic!
Take a look for yourself...
WOW! Can't wait for Easter now!!
For the reaction from TARDIS Tacular click here!

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

March's Top 20 Part 1

Here are my Top 20 songs from March 2011.
In reverse order from 20-11...


20. Dionne Bromfield (feat. Diggy Simmons) - Yeah Right

19. Two Door Cinema Club - Something Good Can Work

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

TUNE OF THE DAY #25

E.T. - Katy Perry feat. Kanye West
Such an addictive song...

Monday, 28 March 2011

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

UK Release: 10th September 2004
Watched on TV: Thursday 24th March 2011
Rating: 12A
Runtime: 1hr 34mins
Tagline: His news is bigger than your news.

Sunday, 27 March 2011

Women in Love

On TV: Thursday 24th March 2011
Channel: BBC4 9-10.30pm
Episode Type: Two-part drama series
In 1 Sentence: Passionate period drama but not as we know it.
BBC Summary: Adaptation of DH Lawrence's novels The Rainbow and Women in Love, focusing on the lives of two sisters as they struggle with love, passion and commitment in the build-up to WWI.

Saturday, 26 March 2011

Doctor Who: Series 6 - Promo Image and Teaser!

A brand spanking new image has been released marking the beginning of Doctor Who fever! 
The first episode of series 6 is a two-parter, and is called 'The Impossible Astronaut' so the image below is apt! 
Airing at Easter we haven't long to wait and to whet our appetite further the BBC have released a prequel and the new series teaser...
Look behind you, Doctor!

For the uninterrupted teaser click here!

New Torchwood Poster

The new poster for Torchwood: Miracle Day was released a few days ago! 
Along with an air date for its premiere in the US: July 8th. 
Hopefully us Brits won't have long to wait...

Friday, 25 March 2011

Films Released This Week

There are some great films to look out for that will be released over the next week. 
Here are the 6 most exciting films to see...

Thursday, 24 March 2011

Top 5 Ones To Watch

There has been quite a few brilliant programmes on over the past few weeks, that have become unmissable TV.
Here are my five top programmes on TV right now...



Wednesday, 23 March 2011

TUNE OF THE DAY #24

Intro - The XX
I am loving this remix at the moment...


Here is another really good remix from Go Jane Go and
another from Deep Focus.
The original can be found here - a gorgeous song that is well worth listening to...

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Christopher and His Kind

On TV: Saturday 19th March 2011
Channel: BBC2 9.30-11pm
Episode Type: One-off drama

In 1 Sentence: A drama without much of a story: Matt Smith plays a naive, young Christopher Isherwood who travels to 1930’s Berlin.

BBC Summary: The 'divinely decadent' Berlin cabaret scene is in full swing when a young and wide-eyed Christopher Isherwood arrives in the city to stay with his close friend and occasional lover, the poet WH Auden. To Isherwood's reserved English sensibility, the city's thriving gay subculture is thrilling and intoxicating. But Christopher soon finds himself heartbroken after the failure of a hopeless love affair, and so sets out on a process of self-discovery as he forges an identity and place for himself amidst the chaos of 1930s Berlin.

Monday, 21 March 2011

Becoming Human Finale

The finale of Becoming Human was broadcast last night on BBC Three at 9pm! 
The whole series from the beginning was shown in a tidy 50 minutes, ending with the reveal of the killer.

Sunday, 20 March 2011

Frankenstein's Wedding... Live In Leeds

On TV: Saturday 19th March 2011
Channel: BBC3 8-9.20pm
Episode Type: One-off live event

In 1 Sentence: Brilliantly involving live television with fantastic performances.

BBC Summary: 
Be part of BBC Three's bold re-imagining of Mary Shelley's much-loved gothic masterpiece, Frankenstein, at a spectacular live TV event with drama, music and dance.
Scientist Victor Frankenstein (Andrew Gower) is marrying his childhood sweetheart Elizabeth (Lacey Turner), but the Creature (David Harewood) that Victor created is seeking justice.

Saturday, 19 March 2011

Being John Malkovich

UK Release: 17th March 2000
Watched on DVD: Friday 18th March 2011
Rating: 15
Runtime: 1hr 45mins
Tagline: Ever wanted to be someone else? Now you can.

Friday, 18 March 2011

Talking Pictures

An unusual, charming and fascinating video about a man's hobby: collecting old photographs. 
This is his explanation: When I tell people I collect snapshots, I usually get a blank stare. So I made this video to help explain why I love them.
Watch and see why John Green (of the vlogbrothers) believes it is one of the best videos ever made...

Thursday, 17 March 2011

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Notes on a Scandal

UK Release: 2nd February 2007
Watched on TV: Monday 14th March 2011
Rating: 15
Runtime: 1hr 32mins
Tagline: One Woman's Mistake Is Another's Opportunity...

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Twenty Twelve

On TVMonday 14th March 2011
Channel: BBC4 10pm
Episode Type: Episode 1/6

In 1 Sentence: Mockumentary of awkward humour.
BBC Summary: Comedy starring Hugh Bonneville, following the challenges - personal and professional - faced by the team responsible for delivering the biggest show on earth: the 2012 Olympics

Monday, 14 March 2011

Being Human Fourth Series Confirmation!

Well, I, like many around the country, am still recovering from last night's season 3 finale. What an episode! Last weeks was stuffed full of shocks, but the finale was something else! 

Julie & Julia

UK Release: 11th September 2009
Watched in Cinema: Sunday 13th March 2011
Rating: 12A
Runtime: 2hrs 3mins
Tagline: Based on Two True Stories

Sunday, 13 March 2011

TUNE OF THE DAY #22

Unorthodox - Wretch 32 feat. Example
Pretty catchy! (Out April 17th)

Yes Man

UK Release: 26th December 2008
Watched on DVD: Friday 11th March 2011
Rating: 12A
Runtime: 1hr 34mins
Tagline: One word can change everything

Saturday, 12 March 2011

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

UK Release: 6th February 2009 
Watched on DVD: Tuesday 8th March 2011
Rating: 12A
Runtime: 2hr 45mins
Tagline: Life can only be understood backward. It must be lived forward.

Friday, 11 March 2011

Monroe

On TV: Thursday 10th March 2011
Channel: ITV1 9pm
Episode Type: Episode 1/6
In 1 Sentence: Brashy neurosurgeon James Nesbitt stars in a new medical drama which miraculously feels fresh and different. 

ITV Summary: James Nesbitt stars as brilliant and unusual neurosurgeon Monroe in this brand new medical drama.
Each episode will feature one compelling story of the week about life or death situations. The drama will focus on the way in which a serious injury or disease cuts across the lives of everyone involved, from hospital staff to patients to relatives. And how that group become, in an intense few days, a reluctant, dysfunctional family united by hopes, fears and grief.
At the centre of this stands Monroe, his trainees, his anaesthetist and his poker school - and his colleague, Jenny Bremner, who has contempt for his cockiness.


Thursday, 10 March 2011

Brighton Rock

UK Release: 4th February 2011
Watched in the cinema: Wednesday 9th March 2011
Rating: 15
Runtime: 2hrs 5mins

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

TUNE OF THE DAY #21

Helplessness Blues - Fleet Foxes

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Comic Relief (Fail)


Comic Relief is almost here and this year Red Nose Day is happening on Friday 18th March 2011.
As always the BBC have put on a spread of wonderfully varied fund-raising programmes to entice us all to donate.
Here are all of the highlights and more...

Monday, 7 March 2011

Becoming Human


Online: Now
Channel: Found here every Sunday after Being Human.
In 1 Sentence: Addictive off-shoot of Being Human which is gradually becoming unmissable.


BBC Summary: Becoming Human is the new online drama from the world of Being Human. Follow Adam, Being Human’s teenage vampire, as he becomes embroiled in a dark and dangerous (yet funny) mystery.

Sunday, 6 March 2011

The Adjustment Bureau

UK Release: Friday 4th March 2011
Watched in the Cinema: Saturday 5th March 2011
Rating: 12A
Runtime: 1hr 45mins
Tagline: They stole his future. Now he's taking it back.

TUNE OF THE DAY #20

A Day Needs More Love - MOPP
Great new band who have been featured on Radio 1 recently - beautiful song. 

Saturday, 5 March 2011

The Full Monty

UK Release: 29th August 1997
Watched on TV: Friday 4th March 2011
Rating: 15
Runtime: 1hr 30mins
Tagline: The year's most revealing comedy.

Friday, 4 March 2011

Shiver

Shiver 
By Maggie Stiefvater
Blurb: 

The pack circled around me, tongues and teeth and growls.

When a local boy is killed by wolves, Grace’s small town becomes a place of fear and suspicion. 
But Grace can’t help being fascinated by the pack, and by one yellow-eyed wolf in particular. 
There’s something about him - something almost human. 
Then she meets a yellow-eyed boy whose familiarity takes her breath away... 

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Films Released: 4th March 2011

There are quite a few films out tomorrow, including a few that I’m excited about. 
Here are the highlights...


The Adjustment Bureau
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Runtime: 1hr 45 mins
Starring: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt

Plot Synopsis: The affair between a politician and a ballerina is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

February's Top 20 Part 2

Here are my Top 20 songs from February 2011.
In reverse order from 10 - 1...
Click here for Part 1

10. Sleigh Bells - Riot Rhythm 

9. Tinie Tempah feat. Elle Goulding - Wonderman
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