The Collection: well-acted, frequently compelling drama with a keen visual flair

This weekend is a perfect opportinity to stream / binge The Collection on Amazon Prime US and UK. The show has been included in the week's TV picks here, and best shows on Amazon Prime here. There is also a nice, though brief, review for the show on Digital Trends. Don't forget to leave feedback on Amazon and IMDb - persuade Amazon to commission a second season!

Whither Would You Go: Shakespeare in aid of refugees event

According to the Whither Would You Go website, Tom is one of a company of actors who will be performing Shakespeare and refugee stories on stage in Los Angeles, to raise money for United Nations Refugee Agency on 16th March 2017. Tickets are available from here

BRITISH STARS OF STAGE AND SCREEN UNITE TO RAISE MONEY FOR REFUGEES

An exclusive evening of personal refugee stories and Shakespeare in aid of the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR.

A host of British stars including multi-BAFTA nominee Stephen Fry, BAFTA winner Tom Riley, Charity Wakefield, Jimmy Akingbola, Susannah Fielding, Alex Lanipekun, Iain De Caestecker, Ashley Madekwe, Lucy Davis & our honored guest Jay Abdo and many more will gather to read extracts from Shakespeare’s plays, including Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet, As You Like It, The Tempest & The Merchant of Venice - in response to real life refugee accounts. The refugee stories will take the form of video footage from the Annenberg Space for Photography’s REFUGEE exhibition & UNHCR.

100% of profits from the evening will go to the United Nations Refugee Agency.

The Collection: character of Claude most intriguing in visually stunning series

Amazon has promoted The Collection a tiny bit more on social media, and even shared the above new photo of Tom as Claude Sabine, with a bit of photoshopping for Valentine's Day this week. They also uploaded some (geo-blocked) video clips to You Tube from the show, and one on Twitter. 

Starfish: create your own cinema screening

OurScreen offers the chance for fans in the UK to create their own cinema screenings for favourite films, and that list includes Starfish. A number of cinemas around the country are participating, and if enough tickets are booked for the cinema screening created, it goes ahead. Check out details on the OurScreen website, and look for screening dates already created for Starfish.

 

 

Pushing Dead: festival screenings coming up in US, UK, Canada & Australia

Pushing Dead will be screening at six new festivals in the coming weeks. UK and Australian fans finally have a treat!

Sedona International Film Festival, Arizona

Wed, Feb 22 9:10 AM
Sat, Feb 25 9:00 PM

Mardi Gras Film Festival, Australia (various locations)

Wed, 1 Mar 6:15 PM Event Cinemas George Street
Fri, 10 Mar 8:00 PM Mount Vic Flicks
Fri, 31 Mar 7:00 PM,Riverside Theatres Parramatta

Melbourne Queer Film Festival, Australia

Sat,18 Mar 6:00 PM ACMI Cinema 2

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival, California.

Friday, March 17 4:00pm Palm Theatre
Sunday, March 19 1:00pm Palm Theatre

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