Timothy Spall to star in Sky1’s ‘Fungus the Bogeyman’

Sky1 has announced the cast for an all-star adaptation of Fungus the Bogeyman. Inspired by Raymond Briggs’ classic family story, the new four-part series is written by Doctor Who writer Tom MacRae (‘The Girl Who Waited’). Timothy Spall (Mr Turner) will lead the cast in the title role, alongside comedian Victoria Wood as Eve and … >

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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ movie review

Matt Reeves’ sequel to 2011’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes is an involving story of power, fear and the struggle for peace. But the real star here – and indeed, the crowning glory of this year’s Hollywood blockbusters – is the breathtaking CGI. A decade on from the events of the previous film, … >

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‘Piss off, Serkis, you stupid, fat, woofish fucking turd!’

When Gollum from the Lord of the Rings series won the award for Best Virtual Performance at the 2003 MTV Movie Awards, people might have been forgiven for not expecting Frodo’s animatedly insane running mate and nemesis to turn up to collect the gong himself. Even if anyone had foreseen such an occurrence, they definitely … >

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