Sir Patrick Moore, who has died aged 89, had the air of a crusty, uncompromising bachelor and slightly dotty boffin who could have walked straight out of a Victorian or Edwardian novel.
Officially, Apollo 17, launched December 17th, 1972 was the last manned mission to the moon.
Nothing provokes nostalgia like the projected futures from our past.
Who doesn't enjoy a film about scary monsters, monsters not of this earth, who terrorize the planet, wreak havoc, and kill lots of people? If you're one who does, then you will enjoy Monsters.
Karen Gillan arrives dressed head to toe in black, her face poking out from a hoodie.
Two hilarious actors (Simon Pegg and Nick Frost) and America's UFO epicentre. It's almost guaranteed to be good. And yes, of COURSE they meet an alien.
Can the sequel to a 1982 classic be updated to the 21st century without losing the spirit of the original? (The answer is yes, providing they haven't introduced clumsy cartoon characters that can't speak properly.)