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  1. 'Underground coal gasification' hell-fires threaten Tyneside and the North SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Ecologist

    ... by the heat liberated from the process. At the final climax of one of the great gritty dramas of British Cinema, Get Carter , the anti-hero chases the villain to a lonely beach location where coal waste is being dumped into the sea. That was the tip ...


  2. Digger maker supports 1.5m demolition firm plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Advertiser

    DEMOLITION: A Thompsons machine tears down the former Trinity Square car park, in Gateshead, which was made famous by the Get Carter film The raft of machinery will be used across a number of Thompsons' sites, and will feature a bulldozer, which is part of a range of Komatsu UK products using high-tech tools to offer greater control on projects. The demolition firm is known across the region for its work, with one of its more famous contracts to pull down Gateshead's Trinity Square car park, which appeared in the 1971 film Get Carter, starring Sir Michael Caine.


  3. Pennine Film Festival visitors treated to animation masterclass by Oscar nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Lancashire Telegraph

    ... enjoyed it and I was delighted to be on the same programme as Mike Hodges [director of Michael Caine classic Get Carter]. I came away smiling." He also directed commercials, title sequences and animation inserts for film and pop promos. His work ...


  4. 'One-armed bandit' killer Michael Luvaglio makes final bid to clear his nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    whose case inspired the Michael Caine film Get Carter - was sentenced to the gangland shooting of Angus Sibbet in 1967 after the businessman's bullet-ridden body was found in the back of his Jaguar, in South Hetton, County Durham. He spent 12 years ...


  5. The 8 Roles That Defined Michael Caine's Career to DateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | News Max

    ... maintains his character's sense of humor, making him a "lovable boob," according to a Time magazine review . 3. "Get Carter" (1971) Here, Caine takes a darker turn as a brutally unrelenting gangster seeking vengeance against rival mobsters for his ...


  6. Adelaide Festival 2015: Danny Elfman proves festival king as Adelaide comes to a musical closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Age

    ... some would consider the greatest of Sir Michael Caine's films: Alfie , The Ipcress File , The Italian Job and Get Carter . Bass-heavy minimal jazz was the order of the day, with special appearances from the likes of home town hero Darren Percival ...


  7. Kingsman Almost Had This Badass Flashback SequenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    ... find those signs. It's as if someone had jumped in a time machine and grabbed the early 1970's Michael Caine from Get Carter and transported him to be in a 2015 movie. Of course, what is the freakiest part of all of this? This spectacular sequence ...


  8. Soho Crime to Release GBH by Ted LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 |

    ... cling to some final vestige of self-respect. Most famous for his second novel, Jack's Return Home (later retitled Get Carter after the Mike Hodges film adaptation), it is perhaps his final novel that best exemplifies what Lewis wanted to achieve ...


  9. Bullet to the Head a " review and trailerRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2013 |

    Now that The Expendables has provided Sylvester Stallone with another vaguely successful franchise beyond the Rocky and Rambo films, he seems to be getting another crack at making the kind of terrible action film that has traditionally exposed his inability to engage with audiences outside of his franchise roles. Exhibit A? Bullet to the Head , a deadening graphic novel adaptation destined to fall onto the scrapheap of past Stallone clunkers such as Cobra , Lock Up , Daylight and that dismal Get Carter remake.


  10. Rachael Leigh Cook and husband Daniel Gillies are expecting a second childRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... Rachael is best known for her 1999 film She's All That with Freddie Prinze Jr. She went on to star in 2000's Get Carter and 2001's Texas Rangers Rachael is best known for her 1999 teen romantic comedy She's All That with Freddie Prinze Jr. She went ...


  11. Memorial planned for Get Carter author Ted LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | This Is Scunthorpe

    A SITE has been provisionally earmarked in Barton- Upon-Humber to build a memorial to the late author Ted Lewis. Local businessman Monty Martin, who heads up the Ted Lewis Appreciation Society, has at this stage not identified the location.


  12. As the former 'Get Carter' pub re-opens in Newcastle, we...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Chronicle Live

    And as a pub that starred in Get Carter gets a makeover we looked at other locations made famous by the film. Owners of the re-opened "Get Carter" pub in Newcastle are making the most of a chance to revive some of its lost history.


  13. Sneak peek inside the Newcastle pub that featured in Get Carter film...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Chronicle Live

    The Victoria Comet, in Newcastle city centre, which starred in classic film Get Carter re-opens under its old name - and with a new look Doors have opened at a new-look pub in Newcastle made famous when it appeared in cult gangster film classic Get Carter. The former O'Neill's opposite Newcastle Central Station has been taken over by Nicholson's Pubs and re-opened as The Victoria Comet.


  14. Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke beats opponent 33 years his junior in exhibition boxing matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | The Independent

    ... his professional career he went undefeated in eight fights and went on to act in several more films, including Get Carter and The Rainmaker. He won an Oscar nomination for his performance in the 2008 film The Wrestler. Rourke lost 35lbs while ...


  15. GIF: Mickey Rourke wins by 2nd round TKO in his first boxing match since 1994Read the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    ... With the Russian crowd fully supporting the man who has starred in such films as Sin City , The Expendables , Get Carter , and The Wrestler, Rourke unleashed his fists of fury on Seymour and proved to be the vastly superior fighter.e far too much ...


  16. Newcastle pub Vic & Comet which featured in Get Carter film to re-open next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Chronicle Live

    Original Vic & Comet which starred in Michael Caine's 1972 gangster hit is making a return as The Victoria Comet A pub which featured in Michael Caine gangster classic Get Carter is to re-open next month with a whole new look - and its old name. The at-times infamous Victoria & Comet in Neville Street had a starring role in the 1972 film as the smoky bar Caine's Cockney hit man Jack Carter walks straight into on his arrival in Newcastle.


  17. 'Jack Carter and the Mafia Pigeon'; 'Color Blind'; 'A Billion Ways to Die'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    One of the first R-rated movies I sneaked into as a girl was "Get Carter" with Michael Caine and Britt Ekland, a violent film noir . When I left the Glasgow cinema, I went straight to the source - Ted Lewis' "Jack Returns Home" .


  18. Veteran actor Sir Michael Caine has only been left starstruck by two...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | TheIndyChannel

    ... Daily Express, "With Sinatra, we were traveling in a private jet across America in the 1970s after the success of Get Carter. I sudden realized who I was with and shut up. "He asked me what was wrong. I said, 'It is unbelievable for me to be sitting ...


  19. Michael Caine Left Starstruck By Calista FlockhartRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | WENN Blog

    ... Express, "With Sinatra, we were travelling in a private jet across America in the 1970s after the success of Get Carter. I sudden realised who I was with and shut up. "He asked me what was wrong. I said, 'It is unbelievable for me to be sitting here ...


  20. Recommend to me British movies from the 60s and 70s about blokes & ladsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Ask MetaFilter

    For whatever reason, I find the 60s and 70s British gent as the epitome of Cool. Michael Caine in Get Carter, Albert Finney in Saturday Night, Sunday Morning, Malcolm McDowell in If... and O Lucky Man.