Film review: Manchester by the Sea (2016)

Manchester by the Sea (2016) Director: Kenneth Lonergan Writer: Kenneth Lonergan Stars: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler Runtime: 137 min I knew nothing about Manchester by the Sea when my friend booked...

Film Review – The Black Cauldron (1985)

The Black Cauldron Directors: Ted Berman, Richard Rich Writers: Lloyd Alexander (novel), David Jonas (story) Starring: Grant Bardsley, Freddie Jones, Susan Sheridan Runtime: 80 min Reviewer: Kyle Rees In an era where Dungeons...

Theatre Review: Enter Stage Write (Birmingham Rep)

Enter Stage Write Transition Stage Company The Birmingham Repertory Theatre Featuring writing from Stephanie Perry, Lynda Lewis, Abraham Adeyemi, Rebecca de Fargues, and Kevin Powis. Directed by Hannah Jones...

Film Review: Princess Mononoke (1997)

Princess Mononoke (1997) Director: Hayao Miyazaki Writer: Hayao Miyazaki Stars: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka Runtime: 134 mins Reviewer: Kyle Rees   We’ve all heard the yarn, of an agent...

TV Movie Of The Week 29th Feb – Dracula (1992)

Bram Stoker’s Dracula had all the necessary requirements for a masterpiece: legendary director Francis Ford Coppola at the helm of the project, a talented...
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TV Review – South of Hell

With an insanely prolific producer (Jason Blum - Ouija, Sinister, The Purge), a tried and tested genre director (Eli Roth - Hemlock Grove, Cabin...

TV Review – The Shannara Chronicles

WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS Elves, rolling green scenery, quests, magic objects, demons and an unlikely protagonist. If your first thought for The Shannara Chronicles is Lord...

TV Review – American Horror Story: Hotel

Another anthology of American Horror Story has drawn to a close and I for one have been left puzzled. This season is darker and...

TV Review – Limitless

Neuroenhancers have so much potential but Limitless wastes it with procedural afterthoughts. You’ll probably recognise the name of this show and the story concept from...

Theatre Review: Amadeus (National Theatre)

Amadeus By Peter Shaffer National TheatreReviewer: Andy Millward Taking on a production of the late and great Peter Schaffer‘s masterpiece Amadeus is an act of bravado, not something to be...