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Hosted by Disney fanatics and film fans Tim Henton and Chris Wilson, Without a Mouse is one of the podcasts on my network, We Made This. Every fortnight, Tim and Chris look at a live-action Disney movie and see if it holds up from our modern perspective. With Chris away with the man flu, I …

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I’ve launched a(nother) brand new podcast, folks – Movie People! Again part of the We Made This podcast network, Movie People will be an interview show talking to people online who are connected to film, have a deep love of it, and immerse themselves in the medium. I may also take the odd trip into …

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Welcome to September! Because there’s not enough useless information floating around on the internet, I thought I would update readers of this blog as to what I’ve watched/read over the previous month, each month, in the form of TV, movies and books. Some of this I will have reviewed on the blog but others I’ve just …

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Hosted by myself and journalist/film score aficionado Sean Wilson, Between the Notes is a podcast devoted to the sounds of cinema which airs between every two-four weeks. This time, we discuss Alan Menken’s Aladdin, Scott Walker’s Vox Lux and Matthew Margeson’s Rocketman, plus put together a Top 5 Scores/Songs films list to honour this musicals …

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Hosted by Matt Latham, Pick A Disc is part of the We Made This podcast network and sees a guest choose an album of music which they come on to the show and discuss. Latham–a very old friend of mine, first from the online and eventually the real world–was gracious enough to invite me on …

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Howdy folks, it’s been a while since I did a Tony Talks post, indeed this is the first one of 2019. It feels fitting for events that have come to pass this week. So today is my final day, essentially, as the co-editor of my website Set The Tape, which I founded just under two …

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Ahoy there, dear readers! Today, I have something of a special announcement. You may or may not be aware that I dabble in the art of podcasting and today, on International Podcast Day no less, I thought I would reveal my big podcast plan for 2019. In short, I’m starting a network. It’s called WE …

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