Serkis is Haddock?

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Rumor going round that Andy Serkis will play Captain Haddock in the Tintin film being made by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson. Serkis is best known for playing both Gollum and King Kong via mocap. Pretty decent casting. Serkis is known for his vocal pyrotechnics and would certainly be able to splutter “Blistering barnacles!” with […]

Dungeons, ghosts and castles

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I was hoping to write up a lengthy report of my trip to England, but this will have to suffice. I flew out on the most dreadful redeye of all – the kind that leaves at 7 pm and arrived at 7 am in Birmingham. Doesn’t give you much chance to sleep on the plan, […]