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BFI ’caused the miners’ strike’

‘Scargill wasn’t fussed about striking,’ said a BFI insider. ‘He was more interested in designing breakfast cereal-themed hairstyles. Thatcher wasn’t that bothered, either – at the time she was contemplating leaving politics to set up an animal sanctuary within a lesbian commune.’

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Posted: Sep 26th, 2014
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BBFC issues new language guidelines for crap films

Citing audience surveys that concluded that people have ‘seen a shitload of crap films lately’, the BBFC has issued new guidelines that will break film releases into three categories: Good, (G) Bollocks (B) and Utter Shite (Pirates of the Caribbean 2)

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Posted: Jan 16th, 2014
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New schools inspector ‘has a little word’ with head teachers

not your typical inset dayThe Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, has announced the appointment of a new Chief Inspector for Schools. Ronnie ‘The Animal’ Henderson has been brought in, he said, ‘to add rigour and robustness to the schools inspection framework’.

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Posted: Nov 2nd, 2013
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Alfred Hitchcock ‘made cameo walk-on appearance at own funeral’

Previously unseen footage of the funeral of Alfred Hitchcock has revealed that the dead film director may have mischievously choreographed a walk-by role for himself at his own last rites.

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Posted: Apr 3rd, 2011
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Danny Boyle’s film career on hold after his plot machine is stolen

‘The machine has produced such different titles as 28 Days Later, 28 Weeks Later, 28 Days Earlier, Please Allow 28 days for Delivery, and 24, for which it is thought Boyle might be claiming undue credit.’

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Posted: Jan 18th, 2011
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