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ReRead – Roald Dahl

If you haven’t gathered from one of my previous Rewind posts, I am a huge Roald Dahl fan. Recently I’ve been rereading my old favourites and rediscovering ones I don’t remember liking very much as a child. Two such titles are Danny the Champion of the World and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator. While I […]

Grim Tales With Rik Mayall – Forgotten Childhood

I’ve been on a total Roald Dahl nostalgia trip ever since that The BFG trailer. George’s Marvelous Medicine, the story of a perfectly normal boy who not quite inadvertently creates a magic potion and gives it unpleasant and cantankerous grandmother, is my favourite of them all. The only screen adaptation it has received was a five-part […]

Entertainment One Release The BFG Trailer

Entertainment One has just released the teaser trailer for Steven Spielberg’s adaption The BFG and it’s hit us right in our nostalgic little hearts. The movie, starring Mark Ryland as the big friendly giant himself, is set to be released on July 1, 2016. The release coincides with the 100th anniversary of the birth of Roald Dahl […]

Wes Anderson Returning To Stop-Motion For Next Film

In 2009 director Wes Anderson released stop-motion animation The Fantastic Mr. Fox. This adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic was his first feature length animation, although Anderson‘s previous work The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) had elements of animation. More recently, animation techniques were deployed in The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014). We’ve learned that Anderson will […]