Sunday, June 25, 2017

Film Review – Alien: Covenant (2017)

Alien: Covenant (2017) Director: Ridley Scott Writers: Dan O'Bannon (based on characters created by), Ronald Shusett (based on characters created by) Stars: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy...

Theatre Review: Travesties (Apollo Theatre)

Travesties By Tom Stoppard Apollo Theatre Reviewer: Andy Millward Travesties is, typically for our greatest artistic import from the then Czechoslovakia via India, Sir Tom Stoppard (aka Tomáš Straussler), a dazzling achievement.  It...

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...

Review – Dead Dog In A Suitcase

Dead Dog In A Suitcase (And Other Love Songs) Kneehigh Theatre Birmingham Repertory Theatre Written by Carl Grose, Music by Charles Hazelwood Directed by Mike Shepherd Reviewer: Sam Chipman Based...

Theatre Review – Broken Fanny

Broken Fanny The Space at Jury’s Inn, Venue 260 (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) Written by: Emma Jerrold Directed by: Blanche McIntyre Produced by: Something for the Weekend Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom Emma...

Film Review – Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016)

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016) Director: David Yates Writer: J.K. Rowling Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol Runtime: 133 min Reviewer: Andy Millward Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (henceforth Fantastic Beasts...)...

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...
South of Hell Christina Bevan

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...

Theatre Review – Cockroached

Cockroached by William Proudler  Theatre 63 Old Joint Stock Theatre  Co-Directed by William Proudler and Ruby Etches  Reviewer: Mary Moncrieff   The sun has turned black in the sky. Somehow the...

Theatre Review – Flare Path

Flare Path The Original Theatre and Birdsong Productions Ltd Birmingham Repertory Theatre By Terence Rattigan Directed by Justin Audibert Reviewer: Mary Moncrieff Set in a lovely little hotel lounge, The...