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15 things you didn’t know about the USS Indianapolis

Based on a true story, Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas, The Rock) stars in wartime action drama USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage. After delivering one of the atomic bombs that would eventually end World War II, the Navy cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. Left with no option but...

Infographic: ‘Star Wars’ vehicles vs everyday motorists

To celebrate the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in cinemas tomorrow, Motorparks have produced a brilliant new Star Wars-themed infographic. The infographic pits some of the most iconic vehicles in the Star Wars universe against similar vehicles that we have here on Earth. Can Luke Skywalker’s X-34 Landspeeder take on a Jeep Wrangler...

Quiz: How much do you know about ‘Fear the Walking Dead’?

Fear the Walking Dead, one of the most highly anticipated and acclaimed TV series of recent years, is back for a suspenseful and thrilling second season. Discover how the world fell apart in the companion series to the global phenomenon The Walking Dead! After witnessing the burning of Los Angeles, Madison, Travis, Daniel and their...

Where are the cast of BBC One’s ‘Robin Hood’ now?

As fans celebrate ten years since Robin Hood began on Saturday evenings on BBC One, let’s take a look at what the cast have been up to since the adventure drama series came to an end. Buy the Season 1 box set on Amazon here.   Jonas Armstrong Apart from appearing in seven episodes of...

Quiz: What Disney character are you?

House of Fraser and Disney have teamed up this Christmas to create a brand new quiz. Just answer six quick questions to discover which Disney heroine you are! The quiz and character profiles have been developed with the official Disney team to celebrate House of Fraser’s new collection of dresses based on the world’s favourite princesses. The designs follow the...

‘Doctor Who’ trivia: 10 things you didn’t know about ‘The Night of the Doctor’

Three years ago today, Paul McGann returned as the Eighth Doctor in a surprise prequel episode ahead of Doctor Who‘s 50th anniversary special, ‘The Day of the Doctor’. As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of McGann’s debut as the Eighth Doctor in 1996’s ‘TV Movie’, let’s revisit ‘The Night of the Doctor’. Here are ten facts you might not...

Where are the cast of ‘Casino Royale’ now?

Did you know that today marks exactly 10 years since the premiere of Casino Royale? Daniel Craig made his first appearance as 007 in the long-running spy franchise’s 21st official outing, but you might be surprised to learn that the Chester-born actor has only made a handful of other movies over the past decade. Following his debut as James Bond in 2006, Craig...

‘Diamonds Are Forever’ trivia: 10 surprising facts

The seventh movie in the 007 franchise saw Sean Connery tempted back to the role of MI6 agent James Bond for a sixth and final (official) time. Based on Ian Fleming’s 1956 novel of the same name, 1971’s Diamonds Are Forever followed George Lazenby’s underrated On Her Majesty’s Secret Service with a bonkers tale of...

Get your Halloween party started with ‘American Horror Story’ themed cocktails

Ignore all the Christmas stuff that’s somehow already filling up the shop – it’s Halloween season first! Given that it’s an annual party event that us Brits have kinda stolen from the Americans (remember when we used to save the costumes and fireworks for 5th November?), what better way to kick start your Halloween celebrations than with some American Horror Story...

Quiz: Do you have what it takes to topple the Roman Empire?

Barbarians Rising tells the epic saga of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire from the perspective of the barbarian leaders who brought it down; a high-impact, visceral journey into the heart of their rebellions against absolute power. The Roman Empire called them “barbarians” – tribes beyond the fringe of civilization that live a...