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...

Restaurant Review – The Black Pig With White Pearls, Stoke Newington

The Black Pig With White Pearls Stoke Newington Traditional Spanish small plates in a cosy candlelit venue with funky decor and flamenco soundtrack. Reviewer: Andy Millward The Black Pig...

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...

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...

Theatre Review – John Robertson: The Dark Room

John Robertson: The Dark Room Underbelly, Cowgate, Venue 61 (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) Written and Produced by: John Robertson Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom "You awake to find yourself in a...

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 – The Night Manager

The Night Manager Writer: David Farr and John Le Carrè  Original novel: John Le Carrè Director: Susanne Bier Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom When hotel night manager Jonathon Pine discovers one...

TV Review – Pretty Little Liars

WARNING: May Contain Spoilers The Liars are back and not much has changed in Rosewood, at least not for the Liars and the people who...

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...

Review – Guys and Dolls (UK Tour)

Guys and Dolls a Chichester Festival Theatre Production New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows Directed by Gordon Greenberg Reviewer:...