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When I went to see SPECTRE at the cinema, people asked me what I thought about it. My immediate reply was that “it was like Thunderball”.  Some got the reference, others didn’t.  It’s not a about the obvious resemblances...
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Blogfinger

  NICK LOOKS IN DEPTH AT “GOLDFINGER”. At this point in my analysis of what makes James Bond movies so great, I want you to hold a thought…not just for this article but for the remainder of the series. O...
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SET PHASERS TO BLOG

A HISTORY OF MY WORLD IN 100 OBJECTS: #4  REPLICA STAR TREK PHASER The Phaser, weapon of the future. You can stun with it. I bought this “toy” back in the 1990s and I have to say as far as children’s playthings go, it lo...
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GENESIS OF THE BLOGGERS

In one of the least surprising revelations you’ll hear, yes, I am a Doctor Who fan.  Recently there’s this Doctor Who tag going around the internet where fans discuss their favourite bits of the show and alth...
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FROM RUSSIA WITH BLOG

Part 2 of my meta-textural and overly indulgent review of the James Bond movies. FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE There are those who maintain that “From Russia With Love” is the best James Bond film of them all.  The reasons usual...
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Special Guest Blog, episode 2

Continuing our piece about the great special guest star actors of British and American television. If you missed the first part you can read about it here: http://rhubba.com/special-guest-blog-2/ So, here is part 2. More...
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Special Guest Blog

OOH, I LIKE HIM, HE’S THAT GUY. YOU KNOW, HE WAS IN THAT THING ABOUT THAT MAN…YOU KNOW THE ONE…WHO WAS IN PRISON, OR WAS IT BELGIUM? ANYWAY, HE HAD TO GET OUT WITH HIS GIRLFRIEND BEFORE THAT OTHER GUY W...
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Doctor Blog

Nick’s dissection of the James Bond movies continues. Doctor No in one word?  Lush.  It’s a fantastic film to look at, visually.  The richness of the colour photography is a sight to behold and we’re essentially talking ...
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PUTTING THE BOOT IN

THE FLARE PLAYERS AND TV VIOLENCE By Nicholas Hughes April 11th 1969. Hog waits for Spicer to show his big, ugly mug at the nightclub. He waits in the shadows, holding bottle of clear liquid that clearly isn’t water…if y...