That Awkward Moment

That Awkward Moment stars Zac Efron. It’s mainly about three guys dating and the resulting stories surrounding this. As the title states, you can be sure the dates won’t go smoothly! Jason (Efron) is in a relationship but doesn’t take it as seriously as his girlfriend and wants to end … Continue reading

Dead Simple

Dead Simple is a play based on the book by Peter James. It stars Jamie Lomas (Hollyoaks), Tina Hobley (Holby City) & Gray O’Brien (Coronation St). It’s a very creepy tale indeed. A stag night prank goes horribly wrong for Michael Harrison (Lomas), his mates decide to pay him back … Continue reading

KINGSMAN – SECRET SERVICE

Kingsman Secret Service is another comic book adaptation but this is a clever way of introducing a new angle onto a ‘James Bond theme’. Secret Service films have a lot of pressure to be individual and not be compared with the mighty Bond. I think this does this well. Gary … Continue reading

Foxcatcher

Foxcatcher stars Channing Tatum (The Eagle, Step Up, The Vow, GI Joe & many more!), Mark Ruffalo (Avengers Assemble) and Steve Carrell. Look out for appearances by Sienna Miller and Vanessa Redgrave. A movie focusing on a particular sport is like a sword. It can be very sharp or not … Continue reading

The Equalizer

The Equalizer stars Denzel Washington. It’s based on the TV series that starred Edward Woodward. The character of Robert McCall remains, however it appears to be a reboot. The basics of the TV show are followed, McCall helps those being bullied turn the tables. McCall is moved to intervene when … Continue reading

Captain America – The Winter Soldier

Captain America – Winter Soldier was an entertaining movie. It all began with a run in the park, meeting a paramedic. Playing catch up as Steve Rogers/Capt America (Chris Evans) can jog 33 miles in 13 minutes! Steve has a list of things to do as he‘s been frozen for … Continue reading

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne‘s Swan Lake is a different take on the classical ballet. I was very happy when I was able to get a seat to see this. The difference between this and the classic is that men portray the swans. A young Prince (Simon Williams) has led an ordered life … Continue reading

TV Review: Da Vinci’s Demons – The Lovers

Titled The Lovers (in keeping with the Tarot-themed titles of each episode), the most recent Da Vinci’s Demons episode is significantly stronger the previous one. Unlike the last episode, the two main plot-lines of the programme (Da Vinci searching for the mysterious Book of Leaves and the political dealings of … Continue reading

TV Review: Hannibal – Coquilles

This month, Hannibal was renewed for a second season, which for all its fans across the world was the cause of a collective sigh of relief. This relief comes as it would have been a far worse crime to not have the series renewed then any act of cannibalism performed … Continue reading

TV Review: Da Vinci’s Demons – The Hierophant

In its seventh episode, titled The Hierophant (as each episode is titled after a Tarot card), Da Vinci’s Demons continues to be a mostly enjoyable if not bafflingly inconsistent programme. The show possesses an almost binary nature; being both a drama rife with political skulduggery (in the spirit of Game … Continue reading