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Pegasus and the flame by

Mythology and Reality collide! So the blurb on the back of this book tell me. The mythical winged stallion Pegasus…

Robin Hood

Directed by Ridley Scott ; Screenplay by Brian Helgeland
You all know the legend of Robin Hood, he stole from the rich and gave to the poor, living in Sherwood Forest with his band of merry men, his main nemesis being the evil Sheriff of Nottingham. And there have been many version of Robin over the years. My personal favourite still remains the tv show from the 80s Robin of Sherwood. It managed to get the balance between myth and reality just about right, in my opinion, of course. But even Kevin Costner’s version was damn fine fun. This is not.

white shining silver studs with their nose in flames

Well now, those last three posts haven’t really been posts at all now have they? So be prepared for a…

The road to truth is long, and lined the entire way with annoying bastards.

There was was quite a bit of showjumping on the telly over the weekend. The BBC had some, and so…

Ladyhawke dir. by

I’ve wanted to buy this film on dvd for a long time now, but kept putting it off because it…

King Arthur dir. by

This film suffered from many poor reviews. Both from critics and, in my case, from friends who found it boring. Course I don’t read reviews before I go see films, I try to make up my own mind. Still I wasn’t expecting a lot from this film.
I’ve never really been a huge fan of Arthur films. First Knight was really really crap, imo, and Excaliber was a bit wierd. Plus there is the whole Monty Python thing :)

So why’d I go to see it?
Ray Winstone of course!

Hidalgo dir. by

Frank Hopkins sets out to the Middle East to compete in a long distance race, 3,000 miles across the desert….

Seabiscuit [based on book] by dir. by

Went to see this film last night, and really really enjoyed it. Course I am a horse-person, but have never…

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