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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 »

Top Two and a Half Men Moments

by on February 17th 2015 at 3:47 pm


Can you believe that Two and a Half Men is about to come to an end? The show which premiered in 2003 with Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer and Angus T. Jones  has been a huge hit and is much loved by its fans. Even after the departure of Charlie and arrival of Ashton Kutcher, the show continued to entertain, but now it is time to say goodbye. An hour long finale episode titled 'Of Course He's Dead' will air on Thursday in the US and promises to reveal details regarding the death of Charlie Harper! But for now we want to celebrate the series which has had us in fits… read more »

What Back to the Future got right and wrong about 2015

by on February 12th 2015 at 2:14 pm


It's been over 25 years since the release of Back to the Future Part II and times have changed, drastically. The world of technology has shaped the way we live our day to day lives but is this something that we could have predicted? In the movie, Marty McFly and Dr Emmett 'Doc' Brown travel from their present (1989) in to the future (2015) to save Marty's son from a terrible fate. We all asked ourselves if 2015 would be the year where we would have hoverboards and heavily anticipated 'Power Lacing' Nikes.   Take a look at this infographic… read more »

The Walking Dead - Rick Grimes Quotes

by on February 6th 2015 at 3:26 pm


Anyone else super excited for the mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead? Just a few more days until we see how Maggie, Rick and the others cope after the loss of Beth. Where will they go next and who will they meet along the way? We can't wait to find out, but in the meantime here's something to keep you going -  our fave Rick Grimes quotes. Enjoy!     The Walking Dead   Don't see your fave Rick quote here? Tell us yours in the comments box below.