Posts Tagged ‘UK’

Review: “Hal DVD/Blu-ray Combi (UK Edition)”: Do Androids Dream Of Human Girlfriends?

by Grant Whiteon October 26, 2014
I first became aware of Wit Studio’s Hal last year, shortly after its Japanese premiere. Just a few months later I got a chance to talk to director Ryotaro Makihara, which only whet my curiosity about the film further. Just shy of a year later I am finally able to sample the film itself. Was […]

Review: “Gurren Lagann Ultimate Edition Blu-ray (UK Edition)”: Well met, fellows!

by Grant Whiteon October 21, 2014
Ah, Gurren Lagann. Arguably the jewel of the 2007 anime schedule and a show that seven years on still receives a lot of love and converts. It seemed that when the show was originally airing you couldn’t stop people from praising it. If you’re familiar with my reviews, you’ll know I often talk about the […]


PR: Out-of-this-world scares as ‘Extraterrestrial’ lands at London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon October 16, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 24-26 OCTOBER Out-of-this-world scares as ‘Extraterrestrial’ lands at London Comic Con There’ll be close encounters of the terrifying kind at MCM London Comic Con as cult horror duo The Vicious Brothers (Grave Encounters) give show visitors an early viewing of their latest movie Extraterrestrial ahead of its […]

PR: Top sci-fi writer Peter F. Hamilton brings new novel to MCM London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon October 16, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 24-26 OCTOBER Dream guest; top sci-fi writer Peter F. Hamilton brings new novel to MCM London Comic Con  Super news for sci-fi fans; best-selling British author Peter F. Hamilton will be at this month’s MCM London Comic Con to promote his latest novel, The Abyss Beyond Dreams. […]

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PR: Doctor Geof Gets MCM Buzzing with new comic launch

by Grant Whiteon October 14, 2014
Doctor Geof Gets MCM Buzzing with new comic launch Fresh from his extended exhibition under Cutty Sark in London, artist and comic creator Doctor Geof has landed at October’s MCM London Comic Con with a brand new buzzing comic. Known for his unique view on everything from tea to badgers, Doctor Geof’s Complete and Totally […]

PR: Shaun the Sheep Gets First Half Hour Special- ‘The Farmers Llamas’!

by Grant Whiteon October 13, 2014
The nation’s favourite, Shaun the Sheep has been given his first ever half hour special Monday 13th OCTOBER 2014 Aardman Animations, along with key broadcast partners BBC One, BBC Comedy Commissioning and WDR Germany, are delighted to announce that family favourite Shaun the Sheep has just been given the green light for a brand new […]


Downton Abbey Meets Doc McStuffins

by Alex Beanon October 8, 2014
The cast of the popular “Downton Abbey” drama series will join the cast of the Disney Junior animated series “Doc McStuffins” for a special episode where the toys in the program travel back to 19th century England to help famous nurse Florence Nightingale. The episode of “Doc McStuffins” with “Downton Abbey” cast members is currently […]

PR: Rotten Spellers- Nick Jr. UK Launches Wallykazam! By Revealing Britain’s 50 Most Common Misspellings

by Grant Whiteon October 6, 2014
Wallykazam! clip from Nickelodeon UK on Vimeo. ROTTEN SPELLERS – OCCASSIONALLY, BRITS FACE EMBARRASSMENT AS THEY STRUGGLE TO SPELL NECESSARY WORDS –   London, Monday 6th October – ‘Embarrassment’, ‘occasionally’ and ‘necessary’ have been named among the words Brits have most difficulty spelling, it emerged yesterday. Researchers, who carried out a study among 2,000 adults, […]


PR: Aardman And BBC Wales Bring Dylan Thomas Poem To Life

by Grant Whiteon October 2, 2014
DYLAN THOMAS POEM BROUGHT TO LIFE IN NEW ANIMATED FILM TO BE PREMIERED ON NATIONAL POETRY DAY A short animation from BBC Wales, featuring a performance by Michael Sheen of Dylan Thomas’s poem The Hunchback in the Park, will premiere on BBC iPlayer on National Poetry Day (Thursday, October 2). The 3-minute film, animated by […]
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A Look Ahead At The Winter 2014 Nickelodeon Highlights In The UK

by Grant Whiteon September 30, 2014
With the summer over and year’s end not far away, Nickelodeon UK have announced their plans for the twilight months of 2014. As usual this includes a healthy number of animated shows. November will see the main channel air A Fairly Odd Summer, the latest Fairly OddParents live action movie starring Drake Bell and Daniella […]