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A Quick Note

NFB is off an a well-deserved break, so there will be no posts next week (which is the first time in a while: lockdown will do that I suppose). We’ll be back on the 31st May. Until then.

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Review: Dr Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness

Dr Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness Trailer In the aftermath of his multiverse shattering adventure with Spider-Man, Dr Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) is pulled back into alternate worlds when he crosses paths with America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez), a young … Continue reading

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NFB Re-Watches Battlestar Galactica Season Four: “The Ties That Bind”

Air Date: 18/04/2008 Director: Michael Nankin Writer: Michael Taylor Synopsis: Cally spirals mentally as her marriage falls apart, with paranoia driving her to dark places. Apollo takes his place in the Colonial government, immediately clashing with Roslin. Starbuck’s mission engenders … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Phoney War And The Fall Of France

Having looked at the initial Irish reaction to the Second World War and the early activities of the IRA for the same, it is now time to take a closer look at the war itself. Ireland was not a belligerent … Continue reading

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Review – White Hot: The Rise And Fall Of Abercrombie & Fitch

White Hot: The Rise And Fall Of Abercrombie & Fitch Trailer Beginning in the 1990’s, Mike Jeffries turned Abercrombie & Fitch into the clothing brand that seemed to best exemplify a very American, and very upper-class, kind of cool. But … Continue reading

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NFB Re-Watches Battlestar Galactica Season Four: “Six Of One”

Air Date: 11/04/2008 Director: Anthony Hemingway Writer: Michael Angeli Synopsis: Starbuck’s extreme methods of trying to convince the Fleet to turn around land her in the brig, as Adama struggles to make a decision on her claims. Tory gets closer … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Christmas Raid

The IRA’s initial efforts to launch a new offensive against Great Britain, and to play a part in the wider geopolitical confrontation in Europe, had proved a failure. Undone by one spectacular case of bombing the wrong target and by … Continue reading

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Review – Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era Trailer The Crawley family are stunned when Dowager Countess Violet (Maggie Smith) is bequeathed a villa on the French Riviera by a man she spent a week with decades previously. As half of the family … Continue reading

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NFB Re-Watches Battlestar Galactica Season Four: “He That Believeth In Me”

Air Date: 04/04/2008 Director: Michael Rymer Writers: Bradley Thompson & David Weddle Synopsis: After a miraculous escape from disaster, the Fleet and its leadership reckon with the return of Starbuck and her claims to have found Earth. Baltar becomes the … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The 1939 Coventry Bombing And The End Of The S-Plan

The S-Plan had resulted in an enormous amount of successful detonations of bombs throughout Britain, and had certainly caught the attention of the British government. But, for the most part, the explosives had not done a large amount of damage, … Continue reading

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