Month: July 2005

TV

Over There

I watched the first episode of Over There last night, and thought it was really good. Sky should waste no time in getting on in the UK. The...

Technology

Web Browser on PSP

I spent a bit of time deciding whether or not I’d install the new PSP update that takes the firmware to 2.0. It adds a proper...

TV

Dancing With The Stars

Dancing With The Stars is the US title for Strictly Come Dancing, and it’s been a big summer hit in the US. Except there’s been...

TV

Sniper in Iraq

Salon has an excellent piece (watch an ad for free access) by Phillip Robertson about his attempt to track down the American soldier who...

Science

Nasa TV

The live Nasa TV feed of Discovery docking with the ISS makes for fascinating viewing....

Media

Note To Danny Baker’s Agent

Make sure that you send some decent headshots to the guys at Media Guardian....

Films

Silver City

It’s taken a while for John Sayles latest film to reach these shores. In the US it was released in the run up to last year’s...

Technology

Open Tech 2005

I was pretty rubbish on Saturday, and only made this event by the skin of my teeth – not an easy achievement given the state of...

Films

The War of the Worlds

I’ve been meaning to write something about this since I saw it a couple of weeks ago. Critical opinion has been very mixed, and a...

Books

Captain Alatriste

In Spain, the fictional character, Captain Alatriste, has appeared on stamps. And now, the biggest budget film ever produced by Spain is...