Category Archives: Chop in Urban and the Shed Crew

Friendship SatuRdAy! #RichardArmitage character portrayals of diverse friends and colleagues bring us together, June 06, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1301)

Friendship and colleagues within and across diverse and inclusive communities, and social justice, have been much on my mind for most of my life and in my work and my community service projects during my long university staff career–and again … Continue reading

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Another great review of Candida Brady’s 2018 film “Urban and the Shed Crew” starring Richard Armitage, May 26, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post # 1165)

Film Inquiry has another great review of Candida Brady’s 2018 film “Urban and the Shed Crew” starring Richard Armitage: http://www.filminquiry.com/urban-and-the-shed-crew-2015-review/   To rent or stream the film, visit:   https://blenheimfilms.muvi.com/urban-and-the-shed-crew1 

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THTHT: A sweetly smiling Richard Armitage as Chop in profile from Urban and the Shed Crew (2018) delights, April 10, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1157)

Thanks to DurinLass for sharing this sweetly smiling and exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage portraying Chop in  “Urban and the Shed Crew” (2018) below.  He “is the very model of a modern major” movie star in the making!  Sighhh! … Continue reading

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UATSC:  Could Something be Finally Happening with Distribution?  November 02, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1112)

  When Violet Dutchblogger (Thanks! )shared Chrissyinwm’s (Thanks!) screencap (see below): on Facebook yesterday/Wednesday–the British Actor Richard Armitage’s  “Urban and the Shed Crew” film (2015) that has not had a wide release—no release, really–I initially thought, Oh goody, they’ll release it … Continue reading

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Twofer Tuesday!  Richard Armitage Style!  June 20, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1070)

I’m not sure why I like diptychs–the two picture images grouping, usually showing a comparison or contrast of images (as in the Richard Armitage and character or other self images below ),      or another version of the same … Continue reading

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“Celebrate the Armitage”, Images from Terri!,  January 31, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1036)

Thanks to Terri over on twitter, who has been sharing lots of Richard Armitage and his character images as a way to boost everyone’s “spirits”—with peaceful, joyous, and beautiful images.   In her tweet at bottom, she shares images of … Continue reading

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Soothing Sunday!  A Collage of Richard Armitage Characters & Self Portraits, September 18, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #970)

These days, weekends are my respite from the hurly burly work week projects with due dates that overlap as a consequence of working at a university. So, I try not to schedule myself too much on weekends. I just go … Continue reading

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Something About Love blog by Gratiana Lovelace Hits 500,000 views!  July 16, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #939)

By the time you read this, my little blog here called Something About Love will have reached 500,000 views!  Ah!  Here we go:   I know!  I can’t believe it!  Neither can the couple at right by RCA.  Ha!  Shock (him)! … Continue reading

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Soothing Sunday:  Richard Armitage as Chop dancing with Anna Friel as Greta in UATSC gif, July 10, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #936)

Yesterday on Twitter, I shared the talented British actors Richard Armitage as Chop gif dancing with Anna Friel as Greta in Urban and the Shed Crew (UATSC) below.  Thanks to Ultra Veloce for making the gif!  And the more I … Continue reading

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Super Dad Sunday! Richard Armitage collage as Gary Fuller in 2014’s Into the Storm! May 29, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #917)

I love the riepu10 tumblr collage of Richard Armitage as Gary Fuller in 2014’s Into the Storm as shared by Guylty (below)!  Thanks, Ladies! The “Into the Storm” film was shot in 2011 when the exquisitely talented British actor Richard … Continue reading

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A few good men amongst Richard Armitage characters and such, May 19, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #913)

The scene opens with six gentlemen sitting around silently—so far –in a space that can best be described as 70’s chic.  The men—representing the talented British actor Richard Armitage as some of his characters are arranged in a three quarter round semi … Continue reading

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Sexy Saturday:  Richard Armitage and the Samson Advantage,  March 19, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #888)

Growing up, I used to love watching the historical biblical epics that old Hollywood churned out.  “The Ten Commandments”—which is shown every year on Palm Sunday (tomorrow)—starring Charlton Heston as Moses (below) was a classic. Charlton’s Moses was fashioned to … Continue reading

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Something About Love New 2016 Blog Header, January 04, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #855)

I worked all day yesterday on updating the graphics for my blog header. I like my overall design that I debuted in 2013. So there is no need for me to reinvent the wheel. Ha! And the exquisitely talented British … Continue reading

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Hashtag-GetUrbanMovieGlobal: A Fans of Richard Armitage Campaign for the UATSC Film, November 7, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #825)

Hi All, I’m just giving a signal boost for this Fans of Richard Armitage et al campaign starting November 7th, 2015 and running for 3 days that hopes to encourage the powers that be to distribute the Richard Armitage film … Continue reading

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Shed Crew Tuesday: LIFF Audiences to View UATSC for 3 Sold Out Shows! October 20, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #817)

Let’s hope that LIFF (Leeds International Film Festival) is a springboard for a wide international release for the film Urban and the Shed Crew (UATSC) starring  Fraser Kelly as Urban and Richard Armitage as Chop (left and right, respectively, in … Continue reading

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British Actor Richard Armitage Established a New Donations Page to Benefit “Action for Children” at Just Giving, October 11, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #813)

Apropos of helping others in need, the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage (image right, courtesy of M.I. Rogers, from his Best Supporting Actor win at the 2015 Saturn Awards for his portrayal of Thorin Oakenshield in THBOTFA) established a … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy! Richard Armitage’s Sexy Scruffy Style as Chop in Urban and the Shed Crew, August 29, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #801)

What makes a man sexy? Handsomeness? Longish hair which you can run you fingers through? Clothes–or lack thereof? Bearing and deportment? Talent/achievement? Demeanor? Compassion toward others? Purpose driven? Humility? Sense of humor and fun? All of that–and more. And if … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage as Father-Mentor in UATSC, July 08, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #781)

The Director of the soon to be released film Urban and the Shed Crew (from Blenheim Films), Candida Brady, shared a new promotional image for the film on Monday (thanks to Teresa A and RANet for pointing me to it): … Continue reading

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“Urban and the Shed Crew” Image Evokes the Central Theme of the Film, June 11, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #764)

As Father’s Day approaches in the U.S., this RANet screen cap below of Urban looking through a tunnel/culvert at Chop from the recently released “Urban and the Shed Crew” (UATSC) teaser trailer, really speaks to me. For me, it is … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage’s “Urban and the Shed Crew” Trailer Link shared by RANet, June 06, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #761)

“Urban and the Shed Crew” film IMDB link, the plot in a nutshell: A boy who needs a father, a parent, finds one in an unlikely person–a man who also finds himself in becoming the boy’s father. [behind the scenes … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday: Look Back, Look Back at Smouldering Thorin, and Looking Ahead for Richard Armitage, April 26, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #736)

Look back, look back at talented British actor Richard Armitage as the smouldering Thorin Oakenshield in this really lovely Ann Boudreau (Thanks!) Thorin and Key to Erebor wallpaper: To think that for four long years–starting when Richard Armitage was announced … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday: Richard Armitage’s New Film Role as Redemptive Mentor in Urban and the Shed Crew, March 16, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #530)

According to RANet (www.RichardArmitageNet.com), Richard Armitage has a new role in the film adaptation of Bernard Hare’s memoir, “Urban Grimshaw and the Shed Crew” (minus the Grimshaw in the title): Excerpted by RANet: “And from the Urban and the Shed … Continue reading

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