Event Report by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)
London’s biggest con is back and bigger than ever. There were stalls galore, the original 66 Batmobile flanked by the Bat boat and bike (a bittersweet reminder the late great Adam West was due to attend), a cosplay stage and talks both paid and unpaid throughout the 3 days of the event ran by Showmasters and held once again at London Olympia on 28th – 30th July 2017.
“Meeting our heroes really can turn us all into children in the best possible way.”
We were delighted to catch up with actor David Dastmalchian.
David has been most recently seen on our screens in Gotham season 3 as Dwight Pollard and villian Abra Kadabra in CW’s The Flash
He got his big break playing Joker associate Thomas Schiff in Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight‘. This has led on to many Film & TV Roles including playing Kurt in Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man‘. More recently he appeared in the revival of Twin Peaks & Blade Runner 2049.
“I used to do cut-and-pastes with my doubled copies of comics as a kid to put the DC villains against the Marvel heroes.” Continue reading
Death at Christmas is the second seasonal Doctor Who audio drama to be produced, written and directed by Doctor Squee of the Gallifrey Stands Podcast following last years The Time Trap.
As the Doctor & companion Orla head back to Earth for her Dad’s funeral, they reminisce on how they met. The Doctor had just regenerated and found himself crashing into Orla’s life. Meanwhile the new health minister is unveiling a drug that could be the cure for Orla’s Dad’s cancer. But is this cure too good to be true, or could it be deadlier than the cancer itself? Added to this, is one of the Doctors oldest enemies manipulating it all from behind the scenes and if so can the Doctor pull it together after the change to stop him?
Scottish production company Auld Reekie Media has released the full red-band trailer for their much anticipated biopic of writer/director Kevin Smith titled ‘Shooting Clerks‘. The film will focus on the production of his 1994 debut hit film Clerks as well as looking into the events that preceded and followed it.
It’s been a long road for Scotland-based Indie film-makers Auld Reekie Media; but their debut feature ‘Shooting Clerks’ is finally getting it’s first screening. The film is a biopic of writer/director Kevin Smith which focuses on the production of his 1994 debut hit film Clerks as well as looking into the events that preceded and followed it.
Scottish Independent production company Auld Reekie Media have released ‘Babble-On Begins: The Director’s Cut on YouTube.
The original ultra-low budget ‘Babble-On Begins‘ shorts were released in 2012; a super-hero themed short based on the podcast Hollywood Babble-On and it’s hosts Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman are transformed intp their superhero equivalents in these highly comic and enjoyable shorts.
This ‘special edition’ features the two original Babble-On shorts in a much improved version including new/previously un-seen footage. Continue reading
Scottish independent production company ‘Auld Reekie Media‘ have been producing a series of short films based on the life and works of indie writer/director Kevin Smith.
We recently spoke to Matthew James who is best known for his work on Buffy the Vampire Spin-off Angel as Parasite Demon Merl.
“I’ve been killed off a lot on screen !!!!”
Kevin Smith announced on his Smodcast podcast that a video game featuring the charecters of Jay & Silent Bob (first seen in the 1994 film Clerks) is being developed. They have previously appeared only in the mobile games ‘Let Us Dance’ and ‘Too Fat To Fly’.
Kevin Smith has announced on his latest ‘Hollywood BabbleOn’ podcast (which he hosts with KROQ star Ralph Garman) that he has started filming a new TV pilot entitled ‘HollyWeed‘ which he writes, directs and stars in. Continue reading