Daniel Day Lewis in There Will Be Blood

Film of the Day

Sandra Bullock in a space suit, Gravity

Gravity

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     14 April   Sputnik 2 falls from orbit, 1958 On this day in 1958, the second satellite to be launched

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JBL Noel shooting The Epic of Everest

The Epic of Everest

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     5 April   Birkenhead Park opened, 1847 On this day in 1847, Birkenhead Park was opened in Birkenhead on the

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Emilio Estevez and Harry Dean Stanton in Repo Man

Repo Man

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     4 February     Radium synthesised, 1936 The element radium had been discovered by Marie Sklodowska-Curie and her husband Pierre

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Pierce Brosnan and Halle Berry

Die Another Day

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     26 March   AE Housman born, 1859 On this day in 1859, Alfred Edward Housman was born, in Bromsgrove, UK.

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Saskia Rosendahl as Lore

Lore

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     30 April   Adolf Hitler kills himself, 1945 On this day in 1945, Adolf Hitler, the Führer and Reich Chancellor

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Timothy Olyphant in Hitman

Hitman

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     26 June   First barcode scanned, 1974 On this day in 1974, a packet of Wrigley’s chewing gum became the

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Charlie Sheen in Platoon

Platoon

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     19 May   Ho Chi Minh born, 1890 On this day in 1890, Nguyen Sinh Con, later known as Ho

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Artwork for the original poster of The Raven

The Raven

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     23 November     Boris Karloff born, 1887 On this day in 1887, the great horror actor Boris Karloff was

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Samantha Morton and dead boyfriend in Morvern Callar

Morvern Callar

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     29 July   Mama Cass dies, 1974 On this day in 1974, Mama Cass Elliot, the large-size singer with the

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