Jamie Anderson

Jamie Anderson

Jamie Anderson Quick Links

Pictures Film RSS

Jamie Anderson - The Celebrity Apprentice Finale held at Trump Tower - Arrivals at Trump Tower - New York City, New York, United States - Monday 16th February 2015

Jamie Anderson

Jamie Anderson - The Celebrity Apprentice Finale Red Carpet at Trump Tower in New York City at Trump Tower - New York City, New York, United States - Monday 16th February 2015

Jamie Anderson

Bob Harper, Jamie Anderson, Terrell Owens and Casey Wilson - Celebrities at 'The Wendy Williams Show' - Manhattan, New York, United States - Tuesday 13th January 2015

Bob Harper, Jamie Anderson, Terrell Owens and Casey Wilson
Bob Harper, Jamie Anderson, Terrell Owens and Casey Wilson
Bob Harper, Jamie Anderson, Terrell Owens and Casey Wilson
Bob Harper, Jamie Anderson, Terrell Owens and Casey Wilson
Bob Harper, Jamie Anderson, Terrell Owens and Casey Wilson
Bob Harper, Jamie Anderson, Terrell Owens and Casey Wilson

Sarah, Duchess of York, Terrell Owens and Jamie Anderson - Celebrities arrive for the 'Today' show - Manhattan, New York, United States - Tuesday 13th January 2015

Sarah, Duchess Of York, Terrell Owens and Jamie Anderson
Sarah, Duchess Of York, Terrell Owens and Jamie Anderson
Sarah, Duchess Of York, Terrell Owens and Jamie Anderson
Sarah, Duchess Of York, Terrell Owens and Jamie Anderson
Sarah, Duchess Of York, Terrell Owens and Jamie Anderson
Sarah, Duchess Of York, Terrell Owens and Jamie Anderson

Filmed In Supermarionation Review


Excellent

Filmmaker Stephen La Riviere goes out of his way to fill this documentary with the cheeky dry humour of the people who changed television and movies with groundbreaking puppet series like Thunderbirds. Maverick producer Gerry Anderson and his crew provide plenty of wry commentary, while an amazing range of clips makes us want to revisit all of the old programmes, including some we'd never heard of.

In the mid-1950s, Anderson and cameraman Arthur Provis formed AP Films to produce the TV series The Adventures of Twizzle (1957) using marionette puppets in increasingly inventive ways. Over the next few years, they developed the Supermarionation process to add even more movement, progressing from a Western series (1960's Four Feather Falls) into sci-fi (Supercar, Fireball XL5 and Stingray). Their next series in 1964 was Thunderbirds, which broke ground as a one-hour children's programme with plotlines more suited to the movies than TV. And even if two Thunderbirds movies flopped at the box office, Anderson continued to refine his puppet-based work with Captain Scarlet and Joe 90 before moving into live action in the late 1960s.

The documentary is framed with scenes of Thunderbirds' Lady Penelope, Parker and Brains discussing the Supermarionation phenomenon, intercut with interviews with voice actors, puppeteers and crew members who recount hilarious anecdotes about their years working in warehouses around Slough. They also talk about specific challenges of making TV shows like this, including how they entertained themselves by working risque innuendo into the shows, knowing it would go right over the kids' heads. Their candour is hugely enjoyable, as they share private jokes and raucous backstage stories, all while reuniting to explore their old working environments in the company of Gerry's son Jamie.

Continue reading: Filmed In Supermarionation Review

Jamie Anderson - 2014 ESPYS Awards - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 17th July 2014

Jamie Anderson

Kiss Toledo Goodbye Review


Weak
An unfortunate film that premiered on cable, it's easy to see why Kiss Toledo Goodbye never made it into the theaters. For starters, it's virtually the same movie as the far funnier Mickey Blue Eyes, with the hapless Kevin (Rapaport) getting inexplicably sucked into the mob lifestyle thanks to the demise of mob boss Sal Fortuna (Forster). While Christopher Walken is always a great addition to any mobster flick, Rapaport frankly looks too much like he belongs in the mafia. Hugh Grant? A much better casting call. Too much of Toledo revolves around gunplay, with one shootout after another trying to stand in for plot development. In a word: Boring.

Catch Me If You Can Review


Excellent

Steven Spielberg's best movie in at least a decade, "Catch Me If You Can" is a capricious, invigorating, infectiously jaunty caper about one of the most extraordinary con men in United States history.

In the mid-1960s, Frank Abagnale Jr. passed himself off as an airline pilot and fooled Pan Am, as a doctor and got a job as a Georgia hospital's graveyard-shift emergency room manager, and as a lawyer, becoming an assistant prosecutor in Louisiana under the wing of his unsuspecting fiancée's father.

And when he was finally caught -- after cashing millions of dollars in bogus checks to boot -- Frank Abagnale Jr. was all of 20 years old.

Continue reading: Catch Me If You Can Review

Jamie Anderson

Jamie Anderson Quick Links

Pictures Film RSS
Advertisement

Occupation

Actor


Suggested

Alice Chater - Hourglass Video

Alice Chater - Hourglass Video

Up-and-coming British singer-songwriter Alice Chater unveils her brand new single 'Hourglass'.

John Grant - Brighton Dome 29.10.2018 Live Review

John Grant - Brighton Dome 29.10.2018 Live Review

With a fourth solo album having just dropped and his 50th birthday celebrations behind him, John Grant kicked off the UK leg of his latest tour in...

Breaking the music industry: Regiment tells us about the highs and lows of making music

Breaking the music industry: Regiment tells us about the highs and lows of making music

Tristan Corrigan on the difficulties of making music within a genre that is so popular.

Backstreet Boys - Chances Video

Backstreet Boys - Chances Video

They've just announced their 2019 70-date world tour and they've dropped a new single and video just to get fans even more excited.

Advertisement
Paloma Faith - Loyal Video

Paloma Faith - Loyal Video

Paloma Faith tests her aim in the video for her new single 'Loyal', directed by Jamie Travis, ahead of the release of album 'The Architect: Zeitgeist...

George Ezra - Hold My Girl Video

George Ezra - Hold My Girl Video

Seven months after the release of his second album 'Staying At Tamara's', George Ezra unveils the video to his newest single 'Hold My Girl'.

Halsey - Without Me Video

Halsey - Without Me Video

After teaming up with Benny Blanco and Khalid on the song 'Eastside' earlier this year, Halsey returns with her newest single 'Without Me'.

Kesha - Here Comes The Change (From the Motion Picture 'On The Basis of Sex') Video

Kesha - Here Comes The Change (From the Motion Picture 'On The Basis of Sex') Video

Kesha's latest single is 'Here Comes The Change' from the soundtrack of an important new biographical drama entitled 'On the Basis of Sex'.

Advertisement

Jamie Anderson Movies

Filmed in Supermarionation Movie Review

Filmed in Supermarionation Movie Review

Filmmaker Stephen La Riviere goes out of his way to fill this documentary with the...

Catch Me If You Can Movie Review

Catch Me If You Can Movie Review

Steven Spielberg's best movie in at least a decade, "Catch Me If You Can" is...

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.