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Top 10 Space Movies

by on April 28th 2015 at 5:33 pm


  To celebrate Space Day, (marked annually on the first Friday in May) LocateTV has compiled the ultimate Top 10 list of Space Movies.   Hold on to your moon boots...   1. Alien (1979) The crew of a cargo spacecraft inadvertently pick up a malevolent, seemingly indestructible life-form which slaughters them one by one. Ridley Scott's sci-fi masterpiece boasts a truly terrifying monster designed by artist HR Giger, and stars Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Harry Dean Stanton, Yaphet Kotto and Veronica Cartwright   2. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Scientists detect a mysterious black monolith on the moon is transmitting a signal to Jupiter. A spacecraft is sent… read more »

Ultimate Superhero Lairs

by on April 28th 2015 at 5:32 pm


Something that many of us sci-fi fans have always been wondering is 'what exactly makes up a superhero lair?'. Finally we have found the answer to exactly that question! Whether its Ancient, Gothic, Alien or Bachelor, here are some key aspects which make up a great superhero lair.   The Ultimate List Of Superhero Lairs by Terrys Fabrics.

Best Movie Dance Scenes

by on April 25th 2015 at 10:52 pm

dance movies

We can't wait for Dance Day! To celebrate, we've selected our fave dance scenes from a selection of great movies. Whether you've got the moves like Jagger or two left feet like your average dancing dad, you'll be able to appreciate these shape throwers. Enjoy!   Grease 2   Save the Last Dance   Napoleon Dynamite   Dirty Dancing   500 Days of Summer   Pulp Fiction   Moulin Rouge   Footloose   Saturday Night Fever   The Mask   If you enjoyed this blog, why not check out our Top 10 Dance Movies blog here. Also, watch the best TV… read more »

Children's Book Day - Movie Adaptations

by on April 2nd 2015 at 11:47 am


In commemoration of Children's Book Day, I thought it would be a good idea to take a look back at some of the most popular children's books which have been made in to movies. The majority of the adaptations from this list tend to be fairly old, however I think you will be surprised as to some of the more recent creations.     1. Harry Potter (2001-2011) Harry Potter is quite simply one of the larges film franchises in the world but many people forget that this only came about through the popularity of the original books, in particular… read more »

8 Massive Films You Didn't Know Were Shot In Ireland

by on March 12th 2015 at 12:25 pm

Braveheart feature

  So we could celebrate St.Patrick's Day in the usual way and pull out a few leprechaun and clover jokes, but this year we thought we'd give the kind of nod LocateTV does best, with movies! Delve in to our list of films set in the beautiful country that is Ireland. 1. Braveheart     Irish Location: Pretty much the whole film was shot in Ireland, sorry Scotland! This multi-Oscar-winning historical epic charts the life of legendary Scottish hero William Wallace and his efforts to defeat tyrannical Edward I of England, so you might ask where other than Scotland would this… read more »