Category: Film & TV

Film review – Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

JJ Abrams reboot of the much-loved Star Trek franchise was met with great fanfare back in 2009 and his sequel, whilst taking over four years to finally arrive, will receive a similar amount; for ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’  …

/ 1st June 2013

Film review – The Look of Love (2013)

Michael Winterbottom is a very hit and miss director; I enjoyed 24 Hour Party People, A Cock and Bull Story and The Trip but his other works can be complete misfires. The Look of Love is another misfire to be …

/ 8th May 2013

Film review – Evil Dead (2013)

Here we are then; Evil Dead – the remake of the 1980s horror classic has finally arrived – is it a major disappointment? Thankfully no. Is it something special? Nope, it sits nicely at a level where it gives you...

/ 20th April 2013

Film review – Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

‘Olympus Has Fallen’  is everything Die Hard 5, a.k.a ‘A Good Day to Die Hard’  should’ve been and more. Whilst I enjoyed old man Bruce Willis’ latest outing as John McClane, it was incohesive, lacked a good villain/story …

/ 20th April 2013

TV review – Revolution (2012-)

Revolution, the new series from the executive producer of the award winning Lost series, JJ Abrams, hits televisions in the UK as it aired as Sky1 and Sky1 HD’s new Friday primetime show at 9pm. Seeing massive success in …

/ 11th April 2013

TV review – The Mindy Project (2013)

The Mindy Project has been hugely advertised as Fox’s most successful new comedy show. This week E4 premiered the show’s pilot episode featuring Mindy Kaling, already well known to the audience from “The Office”. The series tells the story of...

/ 29th March 2013

Film review – Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

Shockingly enough, I’ve only watched the 1933 original ‘Wizard of Oz’, within the last week. I’d been told on many occasions how mad I was for missing out and to a certain extent, I agree. Whilst I’m not …

/ 29th March 2013

Film review – Mama (2013)

My hopes weren’t exactly high for Mama. I had the feeling it would just be another horror film thrown out into cinemas with the branding of a well-known director as an executive producer – in this case, Guillermo Del Toro. The film …

/ 26th March 2013

Bowties, baddies and brunettes

Sophie gets us ready for the upcoming return of Doctor Who to our screens and lets us know what we will can expect  in preparation for March 30th So who is excited about Doctor Who returning to our screens …

/ 26th March 2013

TV series of the week – New Tricks (2003-)

Show Details Cast – Dennis Waterman, Alun Armstrong, Amanda Redman Created by – Nigel McCrery, Roy Mitchell Running Time – 60 minutes   This weeks must-see TV series is written by Gee who shows that even elderly men can get …

/ 26th March 2013