Friday, 25 May 2018

The Radio Verulam Film Guide: Friday 25th May 2018

25th May 2018

Simon talks films with Danny and has picked some movies on free-for-air TV for your entertainment!

The King’s Speech (2010)
9.00pm – 11.30pm
True Movies

Paranorman (2012)
2.45pm – 4.35pm

Far from the madding crowd (1967)
3.30pm – 6.45pm
True Entertainment

Sing Street (2015)
9.00pm – 11.10pm

Born Free (1966)
9.00pm – 11.05pm
True Movies

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
9.00pm – 11.05pm

Fair Wind to Java (1953)
1.05pm – 2.55pm

By Way Of Murder at @PHTCWatford with Leonie and Mark

Leonie and Mark came to talk to Danny about the show that is coming to the Pump House Theatre in Watford 11th to 16th June.

Watch this "who-dun-it" comedy thiller in which "Lady Sarah's stately home of Baxford Hall is the setting for this tale of murder, kidnap and deceit. Film producer Jack Summers and his actress wife Janie, have taken refuge at the Hall to escape death threats that Jack has been receiving."

Leonie talked about how they had to teach a younger member of the company how to use a rotary dial phone...! as this show is set in the 1970s. And Mark discussed his process on writing and bringing this play to the stage after many years in the works.

More details at:

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Charlotte's Film Club: Zodiac

This week the Film Club concludes with 'Zodiac', the 2007 crime thriller.

Directed by David Fincher, the films tells the story of the real-life story of the hunt for the Zodiac, a killer who left America haunted with his cryptic and mysterious threats.

It features the fantastic cast of Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal and Anthony Edwards.


Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Charlotte's Film Club: Apocalypto

Today's Film pick from Charlotte is 'Apocalypto' from 2006.

Mel Gibson directs this film set during the ages of the Mayan kingdom. Jaguar Paw (Rudy Youngblood), a peaceful hunter in a remote tribe, is captured along with his entire village in a raid. He is scheduled for a ritual sacrifice until he makes a daring escape, and tries to make it back to his pregnant wife and son.

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Charlotte's Film Club: Jarhead

Charlotte's next film this week is 2005 biography with Jake Gyllenhaal 'Jarhead'.

Set in the late 1980s, Anthony Swofford enlists as a Marine, training in boot camp under a sadistic drill instructor. During this time Swofford undertakes a sniper course, shortly before the advent of the Gulf war. When the United States becomes involved, Swofford is shipped out, facing uncertainty each day -- about the war and home -- the soldier tries to maintain composure.