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How Films Conjure Sun, Sand, and Sea All Year Round

Posted by on Jul 1, 2024 in All, Film, News | 0 comments

Movies have the power to transport us far, far away, be it for a beachside romcom, an action-packed desert, or a tropic jungle adventure....

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The Beauty Spots of Sherlock

Posted by on Dec 31, 2015 in action, All, Books, comedy, drama, Film, News, thriller, TV | 0 comments

It took two years, but another Sherlock instalment is finally on its way – and not a minute too soon. Cleverly scripted and brilliantly...

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I’ve Learnt It From Game of Thrones

Posted by on Apr 10, 2015 in action, All, Books, drama, fantasy, horror, News, thriller, TV, war | 0 comments

It’s official: Game of Thrones is the most successful HBO series, ever. That’s short-hand for the most successful TV series, ever. Season...

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and the Curse of the Two-Part Finale

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in action, All, Books, Film, Reviews, sci-fi, thriller | 0 comments

Mockingjay Part 1 has finally landed. Though ‘landed’ is a bit of a strong word for a movie that never really takes off. Just like...

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With Interstellar, Nolan Challenges Audiences But Not Himself

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in All, Film, News, sci-fi, thriller | 0 comments

Christopher Nolan is part of that rare breed in Hollywood: a director whose name trumps any other intellectual property as the biggest box...

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Carpe Diem – A Memory of Robin Williams

Posted by on Aug 16, 2014 in All, Film, News | 0 comments

The sudden passing of Robin Williams has sent shockwaves through the entertainment world and beyond: an artist blessed with talent, fame...

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When the script is Expendable: How to build a cliché action-movie in 10 easy steps

Posted by on Aug 4, 2014 in action, All, Film, News | 0 comments

The Expendables movies have always left me wondering: can an almost septuagenarian lead and an ensemble cast with more names than you can...

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What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Birdman

Posted by on Feb 24, 2014 in All, comedy, drama, Film, Reviews | 0 comments

The very first image in Birdman is a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it frame of beached jelly fish – followed by a meteor burning through the sky....

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