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D.J. Haza presents the next entry in his series of films to watch before you die...
Directed by Franc Roddam.
Quadrophenia is a classic British film about youth revolt and loosely based upon the 1973 rock opera of the same name by The Who. The film follows a Mod named Jimmy (Daniels) who finds himself disillusioned with his life, his job and the aspirations his parents have for him. Trying to make sense of his life he finds outlets for his teenage angst by partying with his friends, taking amphetamines and riding his scooter.
On a bank holiday the Mods all head down to Brighton on their scooters where they clash with their rivals, the Rockers, as a wave of young people flood the seaside town looking for a good time. Jimmy’s crush Steph (Ash) is the »
Ronan Bennett's 'Hidden' attracted audiences of 5.22m on its opening slot on BBC One at 9pm on Thursday October 6th. The show was the most popular programme on 9pm slot on British Television. Despite losing half a million viewers during the hour it was still above the BBC1 slot average of 4.17m for the past 12 months. Bennett (Public Enemies, Face, The Hamburg Cell) is the Northern Irish author and screenwriter behind the 'Hidden' series, which follows small-time solicitor Harry Venn (Philip Glenister), whose criminal past has come back to haunt him. »
The BBC's latest conspiracy thriller is set against a backdrop of riots, economic turmoil and an unpopular Pm
What's the name of that massive dildo?" Philip Glenister, serially grizzly in Life On Mars, Mad Dogs and those Gordon's Gin ads respectively, is taking a minute to consider London architecture. "It's the big one in Lambeth that's on telly all the time now." The Lipstick? "Yes, the dildo." Or, as it's officially known, the Strata tower, south London's 43-storey eyesore which is getting right on Glenister's wick.
It's a perfectly crap British summer morning: grey, moody, no-nonsense gritty TV weather. The Guardian is on location watching filming of the BBC's big autumn conspiracy thriller, Hidden. Or as it's less glamorously known: hanging around King's Cross St Pancras station, counting fleeces (three) on production crew, while Glenister takes a droll pop at the business of making TV programmes.
"You know that »
- Nosheen Iqbal
1. Moz Played by Johnny Vegas
Manchester's least ambitious weed dealer, Moz only deals to a circle of 30-odd friends. And some of them are very odd indeed.
2. Tilly Janeane Garofalo
Avant garde Us fashion designer Tilly is slumming it in Salford while looking for artistic inspiration.
3. Nicki Nicola Reynolds
Moz's ex-girlfriend Nicki has her own rival dealing business and is determined to wipe out the competition.
4. Jenny Sinead Matthews
Jenny had an affair with Moz. She's so dim she called her baby Jenny to make it easier to remember.
5. PC Tom Goodman-Hill
Lackadasical police officer PC supplies Moz with the hash and weed he has confiscated during busts. Real name Phil Collins.
6. Paul Weller Himself
He appears in a sequence where Moz describes his perfect night in, which involves the Modfather making him cheese on toast. »
Well, folks, 2010 is officially in the can, and unlike 2009 horror movie fans took it in the can a lot less this year. Sure the last twelve months had its fair share of lows, but it also brought us a couple of new classics. As always we covered every single one of them mostly in great detail for you.
Now, with a fresh movie-watching start before us, we're taking our usual yearly look back at the good, the bad, the Wtf, and everything in between.
Don't just read along, though ... give us your lists in the comments section below. We wanna hear from you regarding what we nailed and what we dropped the ball on, so let the games begin!
Dig on our Best of and Worst of lists for 2010 by following the links below!
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The Buz's Picks
As per usual I failed this year as a horror fan and a movie fan in general. »
- Uncle Creepy
5 items from 2011
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