I’ve been eagerly waiting for Tom Hardy‘s new series Taboo for ages. The mini-series is set in London in 1814 and concerns adventurer James Keziah Delaney*, long thought dead in Africa, who returns to England  to claim his father’s legacy, getting caught up in the war between Britain and America, and facing off against business rivals […]

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Tom Hardy has a new television series, co-produced by himself, his dad (the magnificently-named Chips Hardy), and Ridley Scott. It’s about nineteenth century roguish sea-going adventurers. And it looks incredible.   Set in 1814, Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney, a man who has been to the ends of the earth and comes back irrevocably changed. […]

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TIFF Lineup Announced

Mountain climbing, space opera, gangland violence, dotty old ladies, high-wire adventurers, and people who turn into lobsters. It must be TIFF. The Toronto International Film Festival announced its lineup today. Here are some of the films which will be jostling for attention, many of which will possibly feature in next year’s Awards race. Big names […]

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