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'Thunderbirds Are Go!' Trailer: The Tracy Brothers Return

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'Thunderbirds Are Go!' Trailer: The Tracy Brothers Return
Following the brief teaser trailer released in December, and a set of videos introducing the main characters last month, the first full trailer for the upcoming animated series Thunderbirds Are Go! has been released before the series debut this spring on ITV. When disaster strikes and there's no one else to help, International Rescue answers the call! From their secret island base, this family of highly trained responders can reach every corner of the globe - and beyond - in minutes. With their remarkable cutting edge Thunderbird Vehicles, brothers Scott, Virgil, John, Gordon and Alan Tracy along with head of security Kayo and lead engineer Brains pull off amazing feats of heroism. No rescue is too big and no journey too far to save a life. When duty calls, Thunderbirds are go!

Fifty years after its television debut the iconic series is back in production featuring a talented cast led
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'Thunderbirds Are Go!': Meet the Team in 7 New Videos

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'Thunderbirds Are Go!': Meet the Team in 7 New Videos
Last month, a new photo debuted from ITV's upcoming animated series Thunderbirds Are Go!, which revealed the Tracey Brothers. Today, we have six character videos and yet another new photo which gives us our first look at the new female team member Kayo along with her team. We also have another image which gives us some background information on Kayo, a covert ops specialist and kung fu expert. In addition, we also have a teaser that showcases the world of Thunderbirds Are Go!

Fifty years after its television debut the iconic series is back in production featuring a talented cast led by Rosamund Pike (The World's End, Gone Girl) as Lady Penelope and David Graham (Thunderbirds 1965) reprising his role as chauffeur and International Rescue agent Parker. Debuting on ITV in 2015 this re-invention of Gerry Anderson and Sylvia Anderson's much-loved series will be produced using an innovative mix of CGI animation and live-action miniature sets.
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Radiophonic Workshop: the shadowy pioneers of electronic sound

As pop luminaries queue up to appear on their forthcoming LP, we talk to surviving members of the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop, responsible for the theme music for many classic shows, including Doctor Who

Listen to the band's exclusive new remix of the Dr Who theme tune here

As musical legends go, they're a funny bunch. Five well-turned-out but unassuming gents, harrumphing and making small talk, they could easily be retired accountants at the golf club – were it not for the fact that they're busy wiring together enough vintage synthesisers and tape machines to make a young hipster techno producer faint with joy, all while the most peculiar boinging noises emerge from various speakers. Oh, and their manager's on the phone to Hot Chip's people, while the drummer from the Prodigy is sitting in the corner tapping his sticks.

As per usual, though, the veteran tinkerers are mostly concerned with matters electronic.
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'The Zero Theorem' review - BFI London Film Festival 2013

'The Zero Theorem' review - BFI London Film Festival 2013
Director: Terry Gilliam; Screenwriter: Pat Rushin; Starring: Christoph Waltz, Matt Damon, Mélanie Thierry, David Thewlis, Ben Whishaw, Tilda Swinton; Running time: 107 mins

Described by esteemed filmmaker Terry Gilliam as the final part of his dystopian satire trilogy, following Brazil and Twelve Monkeys, The Zero Theorem is an uneven endeavour that feels thematically outdated despite its futuristic setting. Gilliam's visceral prowess constantly bolsters the fable, which follows Christoph Waltz's corporate worker bee Qohen as he tries to solve a mathematical formula that could unlock the meaning of life. Clearly The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy was out of print.

Increasingly reclusive, Qohen has to contend with his patronising boss Joby (David Thewlis) and the soul-sapping machinations of the 'Management' and Matt Damon's amusingly attired boss. But the apparently amorous affections of a mysterious femme fatale called Bainsley (Mélanie Thierry) pose a huge conundrum to the increasingly beleaguered drone.

The Zero Theorem
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Meet the voice cast of Thunderbirds Are Go!

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News Louisa Mellor 1 Oct 2013 - 07:40

Gerry Anderson's Thunderbirds is returning to television in 2015, and here's who's voicing the characters...

Earlier this year came news that Gerry Anderson's Thunderbirds is returning to ITV with Thunderbirds Are Go!, which prompted us to scribble a wish-list of what we'd like to see in the new series. A role for Grandma Tracy (tick!) and the return of the original series' Parker (sort of tick! Close enough anyway) were two such items.

Here are the actors announced as voicing Anderson's well-loved characters in this modern update...

David Graham as Parker

Bringing continuity from the original series to the new is David Graham, the voice of Brains, Gordon Tracy and more in the sixties Thunderbirds. Graham is to bring Lady Penelope's chauffeur Parker to life in this iteration of the series.

Rosamund Pike as Lady Penelope

There's no prerequisite for voice actors to
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Thunderbirds are Go! blends old and new for return of classic series

ITV's new series brings in Rosamund Pike as voice of Lady Penelope, with David Graham returning as chauffeur Parker

Rosamund Pike will provide the voice of Lady Penelope in the new ITV version of Thunderbirds in a cast that also includes Fonejacker's Kayvan Novak.

However, some things remain the same: David Graham, who provided the distinctive nasal tones of Lady Penelope's chauffeur, Parker, in the original 1960s children's series, is to reprise the role.

Pike, the actor best known for her role as a double agent opposite Pierce Brosnan in James Bond film Die Another Die, said she was "very excited to bring Lady Penelope's wry wit and taste for adventure to a new generation".

The new series, which will be called Thunderbirds are Go!, also sees the return of Graham as the voice of Parker. Graham voiced Parker, along with three other puppet characters, in the original series
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10 Films at Tribeca That You'd Care Most About

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We here at NextMovie aren't just about the big-budget blockbusters. We're shallow, but we're not that shallow. (Fine, we're pretty shallow.)

April 17 begins the Tribeca Film Festival, where "little films that could" that really aren't that little and often star big-name actors are submitted to be judged by Hollywood's finest discerning eyes and also those of Eva Longoria.

Eva has to watch many films, but we think you guys would be specifically interested in the following ten.

'Adult World'

Defying the ever-popular "girl works at a sex shop in upstate New York in order to fund her completely stagnated poetry career" stereotype in movies, "Adult World" stars Emma Roberts as protege and John Cusack as mentor as the former is forced to take a post-graduate job in an intercourse parlor (which is way more fun to say than "sex shop"). Eventually, Roberts' character bonds with her sexified (read:
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Joe Melia obituary

Outstanding actor of stage and screen who made his name as Bri in A Day in the Death of Joe Egg

The British theatre changed for ever when Joe Melia, as the sardonic teacher Bri, pushed a severely disabled 10-year-old girl in a wheelchair on to the stage of the Glasgow Citizens in May 1967 and proceeded to make satirical jokes about the medical profession while his marriage was disintegrating. The play was Peter Nichols's A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, which transformed the way disability was discussed on the stage. It made the names overnight of its author, the director Michael Blakemore, and Melia. Albert Finney took over the role of Bri on Broadway.

Flat-footed, slightly hunched, always leaning towards a point of view, Melia, who has died aged 77, was a distinctive and compassionate actor who brought a strain of the music hall to the stage, a sense of being an outsider.
See full article at The Guardian - Film News »

Joe Melia obituary

Outstanding actor of stage and screen who made his name as Bri in A Day in the Death of Joe Egg

The British theatre changed for ever when Joe Melia, as the sardonic teacher Bri, pushed a severely disabled 10-year-old girl in a wheelchair on to the stage of the Glasgow Citizens in May 1967 and proceeded to make satirical jokes about the medical profession while his marriage was disintegrating. The play was Peter Nichols's A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, which transformed the way disability was discussed on the stage. It made the names overnight of its author, the director Michael Blakemore, and Melia. Albert Finney took over the role of Bri on Broadway.

Flat-footed, slightly hunched, always leaning towards a point of view, Melia, who has died aged 77, was a distinctive and compassionate actor who brought a strain of the music hall to the stage, a sense of being an outsider.
See full article at The Guardian - TV News »

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