Posts tagged with "cold war"

Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK

Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK
Described by co-curator Paul Gravett as “a landmark for comics in the UK”, The British Library‘s current exhibition – Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK – is the largest and most ambitious undertaking of its kind ever to be held in this country. Thanks in part to an ongoing explosion of comic-book movie adaptations, along with the DIY possibilities opened up by the internet, the popularity of the comic as a medium... 

Mrs Delphox – Keeley Hawes to Play New Doctor Who Villain

Mrs Delphox – Keeley Hawes to Play New Doctor Who Villain
The BBC has revealed that Keeley Hawes will play a villainous banker in Doctor Who, Series 8. Called Mrs Delphox, the new villain is described as “a powerful out of this world character with a dark secret”. Hawes, who played D.I. Alex Drake in Ashes to Ashes, and who currently stars as D.I. Lindsay Denton in Line of Duty, has enjoyed being a part of the show: “I am delighted to join Doctor Who and to be working with this incredible... 

Doctor Who Series 7 Episode 9 Review: Cold War

Doctor Who Series 7 Episode 9 Review: Cold War
Directed by Douglas Mackinnonn Written by Mark Gatiss Starring Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman An old Doctor Who monster in a story set in days gone by this week, with the Doctor (Matt Smith) and Clara (Jenna-Louise Coleman) coming across an Ice Warrior on a Russian submarine in the aptly-named episode Cold War.  It has been a while since the Doctor last came across the Ice Warriors, this time finding one found encased in ice for the last... 

Winter Soldier. Issue One. Comic Book Review

Winter Soldier. Issue One. Comic Book Review
Barnes. Bucky Barnes. Winter Soldier #1(Brubaker. Guice. Breitweiser.) BACKSTORY… Bucky died in WW2. He came back as a bad man. Captain America died. Bucky became Captain America. Then Captain America came back. Bucky died. He came back. This is his story. Typing the above makes my head hurt. Which is amusing, given that it’s probably the least baffling history of any comic-book character. If you try summing up Hawkman for example,... 

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy teaser trailer drops

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy teaser trailer drops
A BRITISH film with a stellar UK cast may well become one of THE eagerly-anticipated releases of this year. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is directed by Tomas Alfredson – the brains behind the film-adaptation Let The Right One In. This time he turns his attention to La Carre’s novel of double-crossing, secrecy and murder during the bleak days of the Cold War. The stunning cast includes Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Strong... 
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