Mission to the Cinderford Unknown

I had a nice week off in which I visited my pal Alan down in Gloucestershire. He lives in Cinderford which is in the centre of the Forest of Dean (Dennis Potter country) and while the surrounding area is nice, the town itself is a bit run down. Alan and I have been corresponding with … Continue reading Mission to the Cinderford Unknown


Mask of Dust (1954)

Mask of Dust (or A┬áRace for Life as it was called for release in the USA) is a 1954 film produced by Hammer Studios, directed by Terence Fisher and stars Richard Conte, Mari Aldon and George Coulouris. This is an example of a film produced before Hammer Studios took its place as the home of … Continue reading Mask of Dust (1954)


Friday I went to the Cinema, unusually I went to the Shrewsbury Cineworld as opposed to Telford, and I saw the new Dumbo movie which is by Tim Burton. It is ok, a bit Tim Burton-lite with many of his usual themes present but don't really dwelt up. I can't really compare it with the … Continue reading Downtime