The Bristolian, Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse (85) dies

Dave Prowse a former bodybuilder representing England at the Commonwealth Games in 1960s, and who was also given an MBE for his long-running role as the Green Cross Code Man in 1975 and his portrayal in the original Star Wars trilogy has died aged 85. Although brought  up in Bristol, he spent his later years…

Acting legend Soumitra Chatterjee dies aged 85

Legendary Indian actor Soumitra Chatterjee (85),  who starred in over 300 movies, six decade long career in Bengali language films and famous for his work with Oscar-winning director Satyajit Ray has died from Covid complications.Although he tested negative after he was admitted to hospital in Kolkata city on 6th October, his condition deteriorated and was…

Broomstick scooters inspired by Harry Potter

A video showing two Brazilians Vinicius Sanctus (39) and Alexamdro Russo (28), riding broomstick electric scooters apparently inspired by Harry Potter. Vinicius Sanctus (39) and Alexamdro Russo (28), said  “To steer they lean in the direction they wish to travel. The Broomstick sccoters which can reach speeds of 60km/hr  are extremley useful for day-to-day urban living “.…

Jude Law wins Raindance Icon Award

ICON AWARD FROM RAINDANCE 28TH FILM FESTIVAL TO ACTOR JUDE LAW Actor Jude Law has received the Icon Award award this year from Raindance. A second person who has received the award this year is Sally Hawkins.   The award  has 3 R’s on it and is three dimensional. One “R “ is in a flashy…

Stardust

“Stardust” – the new David Bowie Biopic.  Raindance 28th London Film Festival 2020 Looking too far into the past doesn’t bring you up to date with the future? Screenplay by Christopher Bell. Directed by Gabriel Range. Piccadilly Picture and Son/Salon Pictures The story opens in Washington DC in 1971 when David Jones aka Bowie arrives…

Cartoon Network creates Kamala Harris-inspired PowerPuff Girl

Cartoon Network made a Powerpuff Girl inspired by US Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris to congratulate her on the win.  The Powerpuff Girls is an American superhero animated television series created by animator Craig McCracken and produced by Hanna-Barbera (later Cartoon Network Studios) for Cartoon Network. Cartoon Network shared this post on their official Instagram account on…

Our Own

Review of “Our Own” (Les Notres)  Raindance 28th Film Festival 2020 (Slykid and Skykid)  86 minutes. This film premiered at The Rendez Vous Quebec Cinema on February 26, 2020. It is French Canadian with subtitles. https://cinema.raindance.org “How to help young people by spelling out the facts of unprotected encounters with the opposite sex”?  I feel…

The Hat

THE HAT – a 5 min short film with Jude Law and Raff Law starring. Raindance Film Festival 2020. Https://cinema.raindance.org free of charge and donations welcome. Inject your own interpretation into this fast-paced short. This is the first film together of father and actor Jude Law – 47 and son and actor Raff Law –…

The State of Texas Versus Mellissa

“THE STATE OF TEXAS VERSUS MELISSA” The first Hispanic woman sentenced to death in Texas and currently still on death row for Capital Murder. Released 15 April 2020 (Vito Films).  Raindance 28th  Film Festival 2020 . “A sad and harrowing tale of those less fortunate not to forget a dastardly murder enquiry.” Review by Penny…

My thoughts Are Silent

“MY THOUGHTS ARE SILENT” – COMEDY/DRAMA UKRANIAN FILM (Toy Cinema)  – 1 HOUR 44 MINS. BASED ON A TRUE STORY –  WITH SUBTITLES. https://cinema.raindance.org Stars Iryna Verenych- Ostrovska,  Andriy Lidagovskiy, Irma Vitoskaya. Director (and Co Writer) Antonio Lukich,  (Valeria Kalchenko.) I defy anyone to say this film is not one of the most original sagas…