Jake (Asa Butterfield) is a young man who has grown up with tales from his grandfather Abe (Terence Stamp) of a home for “peculiar children” on an island off the coast of Wales. These “peculiar children”…2017-03-25
Superman is dead and the government is looking for ways to protect the country from any metahuman attack. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) is convinced that she can use a group of…2017-03-25
This is an exhaustive autobiography of Monty Python both as a comedy group but also as individuals. The story is told in their own words based on a series of interviews with one Python's quote followed…2017-03-24
Dr Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is a linguistics professor whose class is interrupted by the news that twelve alien egg-like objects have entered the atmosphere and are suspended above the surface of the planet….2017-03-23
The storks have stopped delivering babies due to an unfortunate series of events causes causes them to fail to deliver a child - Tulip (voiced by Katie Crown). Failing in this critical role the storks…2017-03-23
I love taiko drumming since I first saw it on the Southbank when I was in the second row - I could feel the drumming and there was something primal and exhilarating about the experience. Yamato gave me…2017-03-22
André Rieu is a bit of a “love him” or “hate him” performer. My wife and I largely fall into the former category finding him quite nice indeed to listen too. Yeah, sure, it is not “serious” classical…2017-03-07
As part of the “Cinema Matters: Industrial Light and Magic” series this was two of the best of Buster Keaton's films “Sherlock Jr.” (directed by Buster Keaton) and “The Cameraman” (directed by Edward Sedgwick)…2017-03-05
Imelda Staunton makes a strong return to the London stage with this adaptation of Edward Albee's “Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” We really enjoyed her in the musical Gypsy…2017-03-03
Another collection of stories from the host of CBC Radio Series “The Vinyl Cafe” following the lives of Dave, who runs a record store, his wife Morley and their children Sam and Stephanie.
I can't say I was a great fan of the last Gormenghast book written by Mervyn Peake, “Titus Alone” (see here for review) as it was really a book of self-discovery rather than…2017-02-25
It is 1943 and as World War 2 wages on Frank Stokes (George Clooney) persuades the US president that a team should be put together, “The Monuments Men”, to prevent the destruction and loss of precious…2017-02-19
Jang Jin-Sung is a former North Korean poet who worked in the United Front Department (UFD) of Korean Worker's Party, section 5 (literature), division 19 (poetry) of Office 101 (policy making section of…2017-02-18
Sebastian (Ryan Gosling showing an occasional spark of emotion) is an unemployed jazz musician dreaming of opening his own jazz bar. Mia (Emma Stone) works at a coffee shop on the back lot of a film studio…2017-02-14
I have always been a fan of Whoopi Goldberg with her no-nonsense attitude and fun sense of humour so when we heard that she was coming for a one-off stand-up show at the Palladium we could not resist…Originally…2017-02-11
We were a bit hesitant about visiting Rivetta as despite it having a great recommendation in our travel guide (the Eyewitness Travel guide to “Venice & the Veneto”) the reviews on Google were, shall we…2017-02-07
Great location. Disappointing and overpriced food. Brusk service. In a nutshell.
We were staying on the other side of the canal so decided to give ROMA a try. It is located on the north-east side…2017-02-06
This is the first Harry's Bar and, famously, the haunt of Ernest Hemmingway. It attracts a lot of tourists but if you can find a table and have some time it is worth settling in for while.
This is the second biography by Gordon Ramsay, the controversial and exceptional London chef, continuing on from where his earlier “Humble Pie” left off…or so I would assume not having read the first….2017-02-04