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spall

(spawl),
1. A fragment.
2. To break up into fragments.
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FOOTBALL legend Brian Clough doesn't appear to have a lot in common with music mogul Simon Cowell, but Timothy Spall thinks otherwise.
Spall puts on a convincing portrayal of the late First Minister and Democratic Unionist leader.
The film has another draw for Spall, who has daughter, Lena, and son, Rex, with ex-wife, Elize du Toit.
The first half hour seemed very slow, but everything then built up beautifully - or, perhaps, not so beautifully - to the heartbreaking climax, and a few minutes of Timothy Spall at his finest which was well worth the wait.
TIMOTHY Spall is a builder whose whole world is collapsing all around him in THE THING ABOUT VINCE.
If the steam has no place to exit the refractory, steam pressure builds up and results in a spall.
While researchers have identified free amino acids in animal fossils dating back several hundred million years, Spall says most investigators assume that proteins -- cannot remain intact for many millions of years.
Spall is truly on fire - place your bets on a gong or two right now - while the supporting cast (including Ruth Sheen, Dorothy Atkinson, Paul Jesson) is uniformly excellent.