Category Archives: Adventure

Patrick Malahide as Bailie Creech

In 1997 Patrick Malahide played Bailie Creech in the television-movie “Deacon Brodie“. Loosely based on the real life anti-hero of the same name, it tells the story of Deacon William Brodie (Billy Connolly) cabinet maker, deacon of a trades guild … Continue reading

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“Mortal Engines” A Look Inside

Another “Mortal Engines” related promo video has dropped.  Again, we don’t get to see Patrick Malahide’s character Magnus Crome which is disappointing, but, there is some Hugo Weaving talking about the film to somewhat make up for that.  The clips … Continue reading

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Villains Whose Plans Didn’t Quite Come Together (Played by Patrick Malahide)

Into everyone’s life, a little rain must fall…  It’s sad but true that more than a few of the villains played by Patrick Malahide have been forced to endure the humiliation of their plans not coming together.  They can have … Continue reading

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The Dashing Gents: Rogues and Heroes

The Dashing Gents As Bonnie Tyler once said, “I need a hero; I’m holding out for a hero ’til the end of the night.” Well, Patrick Malahide has played more than few hero roles, but, he’s also played some equally … Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall by Patrick Malahide

In 1996 a four part series titled “The Writing on the Wall” aired on BBC1 written by a certain P. G. Duggan. Of course, P. G. Duggan is in fact Patrick Malahide writing under his real name of P(atrick) G(erald) … Continue reading

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Wished for Roles 14: Historical Figures

Having had fun covering our favorite Historical Figures played by Patrick Malahide, RFodchuk and I thought we’d have a go discussing some other real life historical characters that we’d love to see Mr. Malahide portray.  He gives a lot to … Continue reading

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Mortal Engines Teaser Trailer

Finally! The teaser trailer has been released on YouTube.  It can also be seen at some showings of the new “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” film, but that seems hit and miss.  Right now it is just a teaser trailer, … Continue reading

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The Reporter by Peter May — Review

Time to review Peter May’s “The Reporter”, the novel based on the television series “The Standard“. It is a fun, entertaining and snappy book. “The Reporter” is very much a straight up thriller which makes it a quick and enjoyable … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as Dirk-Brown in “Smack and Thistle”

In 1991 Patrick Malahide appeared as gangster turned business man Terrence Dirk-Brown in the TV movie “Smack and Thistle”. It is an interesting film that effectively combines crime, humour and romance. RF:  It was a complete surprise that we actually … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XXXII: Davy Meets Uncle Ebenezer

Patrick Malahide often plays neat-as-a-pin authority figures to perfection, but one of our all-time favorite characters is the completely bonkers, extremely scruffy miser Uncle Ebenezer from the very excellent 1995 production of “Kidnapped“.  Here we take a look at his … Continue reading

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