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June 30, 2014

What TV's on at the BFI in August 2014? Bilko and a Moira Armstrong season

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It's time for our regular look at the TV that the BFI is showing, this time in August 2014. Given that summer holidays are approaching fast, it's no surprise that there's less on this month, but there is a season of director Moira Armstrong's work, as well as an evening dedicated to the awesome The Phil Silvers Show - aka Bilko

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June 27, 2014

Andy Serkis gets Gollum and Caesar the Ape to talk to each other

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I've always liked Andy Serkis. I remember him in what was pretty much his first role - a cycle courier on ITV kids drama Streetwise - even if the most YouTube can remember of that is the following 'clip', in which he plays the saxophone:

However, he's now a big star in the movie world, having done motion capture roles in many films (he even runs his own motion capture company). His most famous role is as Gollum in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies, but he's also been King Kong and Caesar in the new Planet of the Apes movies. Here he shows Conan O'Brien how versatile he is:

June 25, 2014

The Dukes of Hazzard reunite to flog you something from AutoTrader

Posted on June 25, 2014 | Post a comment | Bookmark and Share

Yes, that really is Tom Wopat and John Schneider in the General Lee, trying to get you to use the AutoTrader app. Do they get 4G in Hazzard County?

[via Toby. Thanks Toby!]

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