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Wednesday, 18 November 2015

"I Could Have Saved So Many More"


Even in the most desperate of situations, there is always the opportunity to love a little more and hate less..

Saturday, 14 November 2015

Friday, 13 November 2015

DVD Review-Downtime

Downtime Official Poster

A welcome DVD release for this wonderful Doctor Who spin off, back from the Doctor Who sparse 1990's...

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Back To The Future Day or The Many Faces of Biff Tannen


Today is the very day that Marty McFly arrived in the future at the beginning of Back To The Future II. Time to hop in my Delorean and head back to 1985....

Monday, 19 October 2015

Les Miserables 30th Birthday Gala


On the 8th October 1985, Les Miserables was performed for the first time at the Barbican, London. 30 years on a special gala performance was staged and I was privileged to be there..

Monday, 7 September 2015

In Dreams: Remembering Wes Craven


Wes Craven

"1,2 Freddy's coming for you" With the sad news that Wes Craven has passed away, David Martin pays tribute to a horror maestro that never forgot his fans...

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

How To Survive The Summer Holidays Without Committing Murder

And so it begins

6 weeks of constant bickering, ALL of August without the respite of an undisturbed coffee. Yes, it's that time of year again. Parents set your analyst on danger money its summer holiday time...

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

James Horner: Thank You For The Music


James Horner sadly lost his life in a plane accident yesterday, his contribution to film scores means that he will never be forgotten and neither will his work...

Sunday, 21 June 2015

Do It Like They Do It On The Discovery Channel


Fed up with the furore surrounding the lead female running away from killer Dino's in high heels (she was wearing the high heels not the Dino's) and sick of over zealous, idiotic critics lambasting summer blockbusters I've decided enough is enough. Get a life and rediscover your fun or go and review something else...

Friday, 12 June 2015

Press Release: Horror Channel To Broadcast Christopher Lee Night


Sky 319 / Virgin 149 / Freesat 138 / Freeview 70

As a tribute to the late Christopher Lee, UK Horror Channel dedicate a whole evening to his memory...

Press Release: Queen And Country


I am excited to share the news that the John Boorman penned sequel to Hope and Glory is about to receive a cinema release. You can also rent it online so no need to leave the comfort of your living room...

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Sunday, 17 May 2015

Friday, 15 May 2015

Kick Starter: The Blockheads Documentary Press Release


The late ,and oh so great, Ian Dury's band are launching a Kick Starter campaign project for a documentary. Read the press release and make this astounding concept a reality. A tremendously hard working band, The Blockheads are still wowing audiences and their story needs to be told. Beyond The Call Of Dury needs your support...

Thursday, 14 May 2015

I Hir'd It Through The Grapevine


Wonderful article about Cornish folklore and a really scary discovery, nice work from our own Pirate King...

Sunday, 10 May 2015

And In Opposing


I have struggled to pull my thoughts together since the Election results were announced on Friday. The nation has chosen but I am not happy with the decision or what the future holds. This article by steven harris puts it better than I ever could...

Friday, 8 May 2015

Freedom Is Slavery



In a very personal article, steven harris expresses his concerns for the results of the General Election...

Thursday, 7 May 2015

General Election 2015: How Do You Watch Yours?


Polling Day has arrived, whatever your opinion of the Electoral System, today the peoples of our Septic Isle are voting for who should govern our country for the next five years. Unless we end up with a Minority Government, in which case it will be for a matter of minutes! So, you've voted and now you have another choice, the choice of who you align yourself with to take you through the electoral night. Here is my handy guide...

Poll Day Bloody Poll Day


It's Polling Bloody Poll Day and steven harris gives you a helpful guide on how to vote, you're welcome...

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

One More Day To Revolution


Final musings before Polling Day and I still havent got a clue what Im talking about...

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

I DONT Wanna Be The Minority


There are rumours that Ed Milibland is seriously giving consideration to forming a minority Government. There are further rumours that Balls and Co favour this over a Coalition and actually believe they can make it work. If the rumours are true then the Shadow Cabinet must either be the biggest group of deluded idiots ever to sit in Parliament or they totally suck at history. Here is why...

Say Something


To right a terrible wrong in slating a John Cusack film, steven harris corrects the balance of the universe by reviewing a great one...

Monday, 4 May 2015

General Election 2015: The View From The HIghlands (Other Parts Of Scotland Are Available)


It’s still a few days until the election and yet Susan Omand is looking ahead to political life after “the vote”...

Previously On VentSpleen.... Election Special


It's Bank Holiday Monday but deep in the bowels of Operation Let's Get Our Idiot Elected things have never been busier...

Sunday, 3 May 2015

General Election: Lies, More Lies and Manifesto Promises


Party Manifesto's are often considered a useful way for us to make a decision on Election Day. But how helpful are they when a Party is not held to the promises it makes to secure our vote and our loyalty?...

Sunday Nerdy Sunday - May As Well Go On As I Mean To Start


Sunday, Nerdy Sunday sees steven harris rambling away about Sundays. WARNING - May not make any sense...

Friday, 1 May 2015

Thursday, 30 April 2015

X Marks The What Now? : I Think There May Be An Election Next Week





My article today seems to have got steven harris a little riled. He's unmissable when he's like this...

General Election: It's The Final Countdown


With less than a week to go before the UK goes to the polls there seems to be more confusion than ever about our political system. Whats the point of voting if nothing changes? With the Liberal Democrats almost certainly to experience total erradication at the polls and another 5 years of Cameron and the icy Conservatives sounding like a death sentence where do we turn? Well, I turned to the excellent documentary by Adam Curtis and trust me when I say this is not going to be comforting journey...

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Transformers: Dark of the Moon


Transformers, robots in disguise? But where's the transforming noise they used to make? That's what I want to know. steven harris wasn't impressed either and you don't want to know what he wanted to call this review really...

Monday, 27 April 2015

N/A






I am a White, Male, Single Father living in the West and I am about to talk about discrimination. If this is something you feel I have no right to write about then please move along...

Monday Nerdy Monday: LIsticles


In a change to his normal Sunday article, steven harris writes the same thing on a Monday....

Friday, 24 April 2015

Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan


steven harris remembers with a deep ,and very unvulcan love, a film that features Spock's most emotional scene...

Friday, 17 April 2015

Buffy Season 1

Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Previously on Buffy the Vampire Slayer...

American Psycho


With the gloriously slashy American Psycho enjoying its release on Blu Ray, David Martin looks back at the cult classic and brandishes his business cards...

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

I Am Number Four

steven harris may will think that I Am Number Four is a big pile of Number 2 but I couldn't possibly comment...

Sunday, 12 April 2015

Breaking News - Strangeness In Space Casting News



Last weekend we were able to announce that Rufus Hound wanted to play Atrocious Knocious, the Rhinocerbiker, and Doon Mackichan wanted to play our (mostly) reliable Narrator Bounty Flightingale...

Sunday Nerdy Sunday: All The Time In The World

steven harris has picked up a bargain this morning and he wants to share it with you...

Friday, 10 April 2015

Rain Man


David Martin enthuses about the brilliance and performances on show in Rain Man. Who's on first base?...

Legion


steven harris casts his angelic gaze over the 2010 film starring Dennis Quaid and Paul Bettany, what could possibly go wrong...

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Interview with Kneel Downe, Virulent Blurb Universe

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With the release of a brand new book, An Owl's Tale: Fairy Blurbs, I caught up with Kneel Downe. The Chief Blurbmeister talks all things Virulent and what has influenced him...