Monthly Archives: January 2012

Pan Am Review – Episodes 9 and 10

By | 29/01/2012

So Pan Am returns on BBC2 for an hour and a half of agreeable escapism on Saturday evening. Last night’s double bill started with episode 9 where most of the main characters flew off to London. The sister who is a spy, Kate, got her new mission. She has to take a fake list of… Read More »

Avengers Black Widow cover on Empire mag

By | 25/01/2012

Just spotted this news over on Empire magazine is doing four different character covers for the new Avengers movie, namely Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and Black Widow. Oddly enough the Black Widow cover featuring Scarlett Johansson is the one that got my attention. You can see the other covers by following that link… Read More »

Pan Am back on the BBC

By | 23/01/2012

Back before Christmas the BBC was showing Pan Am on Saturday evenings, two episodes at a time. Then they must have run out of episodes because it vanished from our TV screens. To be honest it isn’t exactly a ground-breaking piece of drama, but to my surprise I discovered that I was much happier watching… Read More »

Apollo 18 movie review

By | 15/01/2012

Recently I watched the movie Apollo 18 on DVD and I thought I’d write up my thoughts about it. The movie is made in the style of The Blair Witch Project and Cloverfield as a documentary that has been put together from some recovered footage. In this case the footage is from a secret Department… Read More »

The Innocents by Gerald Seymour

By | 11/01/2012

For the last year or two I’ve been posting the occasional piece of book related news to my blog, Books What I Like. Now I have this WordPress thing up and running perhaps it makes sense to post things here. So here’s my first piece of book news. Gerald Seymour’s next novel has been listed… Read More »