Fly Me To The Moon. Momentum Pictures

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Fly Me To The Moon (U)

Fly Me To The Moon. Momentum PicturesThree flies hop aboard the Apollo 11 space flight to become the first insects on the moon in this strictly-for-the-kids 3D animated feature. Young housefly Nat persuades his friends Scooter and IQ to infiltrate mission control and hitch a lift into space...
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NEW! London Film Festival: 15 - 30 October 2008

BFI 52nd London Film FestivalThe 52nd annual LFF includes the talents of Eva Green, Ryan Philippe, Robert Carlyle, Kevin Spacey, Thandie Newton and a flock of fiesty penguins amongst more than 180 feature films. Conquering genres or just making them up, this year's collection melds hollywood icons and arty-types...
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NEW! London Jobs

London Jobs. Photo Credit: ewen and donabel . C.C.LicenseMoving to London is exhilarating and terrifying, all at once. Big city, lots of people, always busy - and add to that trying to work in London, and you've got yourself a significant task: to find good, respectable, gainful employment in the third most expensive city in the world, while still retaining your life and responsibilities...
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Top Attraction Sellers:
(18/09/08 - 01/10/08)


1. London Eye
2. Ice Skating
3. Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer's Life 1990-2005
4. Madame Tussauds
5. Medieval Banquet

Diary

Meat Market Crash

So far, I make it 2-1 in the great pizza v. burger war. People who used to glory in Giraffe's pricey ethnic world burgers have responded to the financial storm by downshifting to Pizza Express. 1-0 Pizza.

Meanwhile, Pizza Express's burned customer base has legged it to McDonalds (1-1), whose own crowd are now forced to sit at home those 45 lonely minutes for a pizza delivery (2-1) from the cheap place up the road that is, in truth, better at kebabs.

Grrr. This degrading downgrading is another example of making the victim pay, like with all the endless sneaky escape plans dreamed up by the financial and political elites to be paid for by Mr and Mrs Mug the tax payers.

Don't let the bankers save their bacon by cutting back your pepperoni! is my motto.

Instead, let's share their bacon, or better still, as the film title goes, let's Eat the Rich. Rupert and Lucinda should baste each other in extra virgin olive oil, cook themselves under their private sunbeds and offer up their flesh in sacrifice to the people. To be blunt, if they don't do the noble thing, we'll have to watch Jamie Oliver and actually learn how to cook.

- David Clee

Entertainment

See below for what's currently happening in and around London:
Cinema | Classical | Clubs | Comedy | Music | Theatre

Cinema

Blockbuster of the Week: How To Lose Friends & Alienate People (15) Sidney (Simon Pegg) at the office in How To Lose Friends And Alienate People. Paramount.
Starring: Simon Pegg, Kirsten Dunst, Jeff Bridges, Gillian Anderson
British writer Sidney Young is stunned when renowned American magazine editor Clayton Harding recruits him to join the ranks of celebrity bible Sharps...
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Drama of the Week: Brideshead Revisited (12A) Brideshead Revisited. Copyright 2007 Miramax Films. All Rights Reserved.
Starring: Matthew Goode, Ben Whishaw, Emma Thompson
Shy, middle-class student Charles Ryder arrives at Oxford University, where young men of privilege waltz around the quads in a drunken stupor as if they truly belong there...
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Kids' Movie of The Week: Fly Me To The Moon (U) Fly Me to the Moon. Momentum Pictures.
Starring: Trevor Gagnon, David Gore, Philip Daniel Bolden
In the sweltering summer of May 1969, intrepid housefly Nat and his best friends Scooter and IQ yearn for excitement...
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A-Z of London Films, A-Z of London Cinemas, Top 10 Movies, New Films This Week, Forthcoming Releases, Interviews

Classical and Dance

Aida - The Coliseum

Aida - The ColiseumThis grandest of grand operas, with its spectacular crowd scenes and succession of unforgettable melodies, including Celeste Aida and The Triumphal March, is a beautifully constructed drama of passion, revenge and sacrifice...
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Top Classical and Dance Sellers:
(18/09/08 - 01/10/08)

1. The Nutcracker
2. The Barber of Seville
3. Flamenco Flamen'ka
4. Sleeping Beauty
5. Carmina Burana

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More Ballet and Dance Tickets, More Classical Music Tickets, More Opera Tickets

Clubs

Grooverider - KOKO (Saturday, 11 October)

Grooverider  KOKOThe drum and bass DJ is back in the UK with special guests Shy FX, Roni Size, Fabio, Dillinja, Mickey Finn and more...
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Top Clubs Sellers:
(18/09/08 - 01/10/08)

1. Hard House Academy - CA Brixton (18/10)
2. Underworld, CA Brixton (1/11)
3. Shake, Rattle & Bowl, Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes (4/10)
4. Pukka Up Ibiza Reunion - Dixie Queen Paddle Boat (18/10)
5. Purple, Babalou (4/10)

Russell Brand - Hammersmith Apollo

Russell Brand - Hammersmith Apollo. Photo Credit: b_d_solis. C.C.LicenseAfter testing the comedic waters in America (remember the MTV Video Music Awards with Britney Spears?), Britain's most outrageous stand-up act is returning for 14 must-see shows in 2009...
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More Comedy Tickets

Top Comedy Sellers:
(18/09/08 - 01/10/08)

1. The Comedy Store
2. The Comedy Tree
3. Russell Brand
4. Steve Coogan
5. Lee Evans

Duffy - Carling Academy Brixton

Duffy - Carling Academy BrixtonThe Welsh songbird is taking audiences past Warwick Avenue this winter. Think Amy Winehouse, but with smaller hair and a voice that could have been infused with caramel...
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Search for Music Tickets:
By Artist, By Date, By Venue

Top Music Sellers:
(18/09/08 - 01/10/08)

1. The Pogues
2. New Kids On The Block
3. Kings Of Leon
4. The Ting Tings
5. Jose Gonzalez

Girl with a Pearl Earring - Theatre Royal Haymarket

Girl with a Pearl Earring - Theatre Royal HaymarketDutch painter Johannes Vermeer's most famous work comes to life in the West End adaptation of Tracy Chevalier's 1999 novel...
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Top Theatre Sellers:
(18/09/08 - 01/10/08)

1. Ivanov
2. The Phantom of the Opera
3. Flashdance: The Musical
4. Piaf
5. Disney's The Lion King

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More Comedy Tickets, More Musicals Tickets, More Plays Tickets

Competition

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends Competition

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends CompetitionHere it is - the complete first season, episodes 1-13 of Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends released on DVD for the first time in the UK...
Click here for your chance to win one of five copies of Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends on DVD...
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London Accommodation

4 of the Best

Hotel Russell - Russell Square(4* Hotel)Hotel Russell - Russell Square (4* Hotel)
Boasting one of the capital's most prestigious locations, sitting proudly at 1-8 Russell Square right in the heart of Bloomsbury, this magnificent Victorian building with its imposing facade has recently undergone a major £20 million refurbishment.
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So London Apartments Hammersmith - Hammersmith (4* Apartment)So London Apartments Hammersmith - Hammersmith (4* Apartment)
Hammersmith is just West of Central London and home to delightful and luxurious So London Apartments Hammersmith. Situated just minutes from well connected Hammersmith Tube Station.
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Piccolino Hotel - Paddington (3 B&B)Piccolino Hotel - Paddington (3 Diamond B&B)
The non smoking single, double, twin, triple and family rooms at Piccolino Hotel offer a touch of style at an affordable price. With quality soft furnishings, varnished wooden floors and newly refurbished ensuite bathrooms, you'll find it easy to settle in.
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Elena Hotel - Islington (Budget Hotel)Elena Hotel - Islington (Budget Hotel)
Elena Hotel is a friendly, family run bed and breakfast, which provides comfortable accommodation in North London. Elena Hotel is situated on Essex Road, which is a short walk away from the popular area of Upper Street, where you will find a whole host of bars and restaurants to entertain you.
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Top Hotel Sellers
(18/09/08 - 01/10/08)


1. President Hotel London - Bloomsbury (3* Hotel)
2. European Hotel - Kings Cross (2 Diamond B&B)
3. Accommodation London Studios - Willesden (Budget Apartment)
4. Romanos Hotel - Pimlico (Budget Hotel)
5. County Hotel London - Bloomsbury (2* Hotel)

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