Houdini and Doyle

https://youtu.be/4pSa3biSpbA   ony Pictures TV has sold the 10-episode series to Fox, the UK’s ITV Encore and Canada’s Shaw Media. The series will air on all three networks in the spring. Follow Harry Houdini: master magician, escape artist, born penniless and now the highest paid performer in the world and he wants everyone to know it. He refuses to believe in the paranormal. As a professional magician and master of illusion he knows there’s nothing supernatural about magic. To him, everything unexplained is a trick, a gimmick, or a fraud. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is the creator of the greatest … Read more

John Thornton’s Unfolding Dream – 12

  John Thornton’s Unfolding Dream   Amazon Download   $3.99 US   Chapter 7   Kindle arrived back at his apartment, finding Gilbert sitting down to their late breakfast as was customary with their late nights. “Where have you been Cousin?” asked an energetic Gilbert who appeared to Kindle to be in rare form for the hour. Many a morning had Kindle and Gilbert sat across from each other, reluctant to speak because neither was usually very sociable until noon. Gilbert was certainly different this morning. “What has you so full of yourself this early?” asked Kindle. “Myself, I am … Read more

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses (BBC)

RETURNING – The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses (BBC) Part 2 premieres in Spring / Summer 2016 on PBS GREAT PERFORMANCES in the US and on BBC2 in the UK. Part 1 was released in 2012. Following an outstanding critical and audience reaction to the BAFTA Award-winning The Hollow Crown television mini-series in 2012, Neal Street Productions and Carnival Films/NBCUniversal bring the concluding part of this ambitious cycle of Shakespeare’s History plays to the screen in three further filmed adaptations, Henry VI (in 2 parts) and Richard III. Together they comprise a tumultuous medieval spectacle, spanning rebellion in … Read more

X-Company – Season 2 Jan 27, 2016

  X Company’ is a character-driven drama set in a world of espionage and covert operations. The show will be set in WWII, following the stories of five highly skilled young recruits – Canadian, American and British, who are taken from their everyday lives and are trained together in a ultra-secret training facility on the shores of Lake Ontario.

Tis Better to Star on Fox..

Tis Better to Star on Fox….. Than to Serve in Hell. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, the pilot for ’Lucifer’ is out there if you want to find it. It premieres on Fox on January 25 at 8/7 central, but if you want to know what you might get into, here it is. Lucifer has decided to take a vacation from Hell, having grown tired of punishing sinners and questioning his place in the Divine Plan. He starts up a bar in Los Angeles named Lux, and has the power to draw out the deepest desires in most … Read more

Chariots of Fire 1981

  Won “Best Picture” in 1982 for an Oscar, a BAFTA and a Golden Globe.  Music won a 1983 Grammy.  Many more awards Chariots of Fire is a 1981 British historical drama film. It tells the fact-based story of two athletes in the 1924 Olympics: Eric Liddell, a devout Scottish Christian who runs for the glory of God, and Harold Abrahams, an English Jew who runs to overcome prejudice.     Theme Song Trailer by Vangelis

Image of the Week – Justine Waddle

Justine Waddell was born on November 4, 1975 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Known for major parts in: The Fall (with Lee Pace) The Moth (as seen above with Jack Davenport) Wives and Daughters Great Expectations Mansfield Park and more