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2008-10-05 00:00:17

Chris Moreno's favourite production over the past 32 years was when Hollywood legend Charlton Heston appeared alongside his wife Lydia in Love Letters in June 1997. The Oscar-winning actor starred in such films as The Ten Commandments, Ben-Hur, El Cid and Local Hero and was such a cinema great that many people in Lincolnshire could not believe that he was to appear at their local theatre. "That's when I realised what a real star we had," Mr Moreno told the Echo. "When we first put him on...

2008-08-31 15:00:31

By CROOT, James THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (G) Directed by Bill Boyce and Jon Stronach * Reviewed by James Croot -------------------- Using animation to bring Bible stories to a whole new generation is a great idea. Slick visuals, star-studded vocals and even catchy tunes can be employed to make plagues of locusts, burning bushes and parting seas come alive. If you want something that combines all of these, you could rent The Prince of Egypt. But whatever you do, steer clear of this unholy...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.