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Wake Up Cat

Often mis-titled ‘Wake Up Cat’, this bitter sweet but very funny animation (especially if you have cats) is by English animator Simon Tofield a friend sent me recently is actually titled ‘Cat Man Do’. Tofield works for animation company Tandem… Read More ›

Bond girl cast

British newcomer Gemma Arterton, currently in cinemas as one of the girls of St. Trinians, has been cast as the Bond girl for the latest installment of the James Bond franchise now filming in London. Her RADA profile lists he… Read More ›

Who’s Superman?

Who will play Superman? Rumour has it that while Brandon Routh, the actor who played the Man of Steel in Warner Bros. Superman Returns, won’t star in the studio’s live action movie adaptation of another DC Comics property, Justice League,… Read More ›

Play Misty for Me

  (news via Charles Ellis): Thanks to Egmont, copyright owner of popular 1970s girls comic Misty, you now have the opportunity to vote for your favourite Misty story to be printed again in full again online on the Misty comic… Read More ›