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NFB Watches Wrestling #64: Smackdown (11/04/2002)

Are we going to finally get some more Backlash matches announced? Let’s find out together. It’s the 11th April 2002 and we’re in the Convention Centre of Tucson, Arizona for episode #138 of WWF Smackdown! Your main event tonight: Triple … Continue reading

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NFB Re-Watches Battlestar Galactica Season Two: “Flight Of The Phoenix”

Air Date: 16/09/2005 Director: Michael Nankin Writer: David Weddle and Bradley Thompson Synopsis: A combination of fatigue and low morale sweeps Galactica, as a Cylon virus embedded in its systems threatens disaster. Tyrol embarks on a project to build a … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Anti-Treaty Offensive In Leinster

In the aftermath of the fall of Cork, the anti-Treaty IRA was left at a crossroads. There were certainly many voices within the faction that thought the war was no longer worth fighting, and it would be better to try … Continue reading

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NFB Listens To Number Ones: “Over And Over” – Nelly (feat. Tim McGraw)

What happened to Nelly? There was a time in the middle of the aughts when this guy wasn’t off radios, and this is pretty much the best example, a low-intensity R’n’B effort where the focus is largely on the lyrics. … Continue reading

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Review: Ferry

A short review this week, as NFB is on annual leave and off on a staycation. Ferry Trailer Amsterdam based enforcer Ferry (Frank Lammers) is tasked by kingpin Brink (Hub Stapel) to find the men responsible for the shooting of … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #63: Raw (08/04/2002)

OK, let’s try this brand split idea again: that means you aren’t supposed to be here Vince. It’s the 8th April 2002 and we’re in the America West Arena of Phoenix, Arizona for episode #463 of WWF Raw! Your main … Continue reading

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NFB Re-Watches Battlestar Galactica Season Two: “Final Cut”

Air Date: 09/09/2005 Director: Robert M. Young Writer: Mark Verheiden Synopsis: With tensions over the Gideon massacre still at boiling point, Roslin and Adama allow a documentarian onboard Galactica in a bid to show the human side of the military … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Beal Na mBlath

The ambush that killed Michael Collins remains an emotive moment in Irish military history. It’s been immortalised on the page and on screen, Irish political parties continue to give speeches at the spot every year, the man’s grave is a … Continue reading

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NFB Listens To Number Ones: “Head And Heart” – Joel Corry (feat. MNEK)

I’m one of those only slightly older people, fogeys I believe we can be called, who is maybe just a single generation away from being the exact demographic that this kind of song is aimed at, so it’s the perfect … Continue reading

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Review: In The Heights

In The Heights Trailer Well, I don’t think that I could have higher expectations for a movie than this one. Last year I decided that the filmed version of Hamilton was my #1 choice for the entire year, a reflection … Continue reading

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