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'Lord Montagu' documentary. 'Lord Montagu' documentary: Anti-gay persecution victim became successful entrepreneur and National Motor Museum founder On first blush, the life of a Lord of the Realm, a Peer to the English monarchy, a child born with an actual silver spoon in his mouth and an ancient estate to inherit, would seem wholly irrelevant to a commoner such as myself – and an American, no less. Yet the life of the man once known as Little Lord Montagu, as captured in director Luke Korem's titular documentary, Lord Montagu, is one that fascinates both for its storied historical context and for the way the Little Lord lived it. Which required a good deal of bravery, ingenuity, and affection for the “common people” and the things we love. At this writing, Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu, is 88 years old. The film about his Lordship begins when he is only two years old, »
- Tim Cogshell
Those of you who have Gold subscriptions to Xbox Live will have another good selection of games coming this month on Games with Gold.
Starting with the Xbox One, we have a continuation for another month of Pool Nation FX which isn’t the best pool game ever but is certainly a good game for how much it’s costing subscribers at the moment. But the game that is sure to attract some attention is Castlestorm: Definitive Edition. Castlestorm is a mashup of a 2D physics destruction game mixed in with a good splash of tower defence.
Featuring solo campaign and online multiplayer and co op modes building up castles and knocking them down has never sounded so much fun.
On the Xbox 360 from May 1st to the 15th we are presented with Mafia II. A post World War 2 tale of Italian immigrant, Vito Scaletta’s rise in the criminal underworld. »
- Andrew Newton
We’re sort of wishing the great Murray Walker would be available to commentate on this news story. Because just when Robert De Niro and the producers behind Ferrari were thinking they might have the track to themselves when it comes to biopics of car racing legend Enzo Ferrari, Here Comes Michael Mann, What A Surprise Contender, Breaking Away From The Pack To Turn This Into A Real Chase… Sorry, got carried away in true Murray style.But it’s true: Mann is now attached to guide a competing, as-yet-untitled biopic about Ferrari, who redefined the high-powered Italian sports car and was partly responsible for kick-starting Formula 1 racing. Mann has taken two existing scripts, one by The Italian Job’s Troy Kennedy Martin and another from Out Of Africa’s David Rayfield and put them through a Seth Brundle-style merging process to come out with one script. Everything is based »
3 items from 2015
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