Category Archives: Adventure

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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“That’s a Wrap” Mortal Engines Filming Update & Speculation

Warning:  Character links contain spoilers so click with caution. Stuff.co.nz is reporting that “Mortal Engines” has finished filming and is ready for post-production.   So far there hasn’t been any confirmation as to who Patrick Malahide will be playing.  But, I … Continue reading

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London Gangsters (Played by Patrick Malahide)

Certainly Patrick Malahide has played some amazing police detectives via DS Chisholm, Inspector Alleyn and the lovely DI Brennan of “Amnesia”. But, he has also played guys who run things on the other side of the law. In this installment … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XXX: Sir Myles Throws Byrne and Strang Out of “The Abduction Club”

Admin and I thought it was time to highlight one of our favourite Malahide characters, Sir Myles from 2002’s “The Abduction Club“, with an Analysis of a Scene that shows off his charisma and leadership.   Now, Sir Myles is just … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide News: “Mortal Engines”!

Patrick Malahide has a new project coming up!  Fearless Admin discovered that he’s been cast in the film version of “Mortal Engines” (be forewarned, spoilers at that link), the first book of a four-book YA series by Philip Reeve.  The … Continue reading

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