Review – The Good Dinosaur (2015)

For the last twenty years, Pixar has created some of the most acclaimed and cherished animated films ever made: since the success of Toy...

Review – Song of the Sea (2014)

Quite simply, animated films, unlike their live-action counterparts, are hard to get right. Select titles, like Miyazaki's Spirited Away and Pixar's Inside Out, prove...

Review – The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe Birmingham Repertory Theatre By C.S. Lewis Dramatised by Adrian Mitchell Music by Shaun Davey Directed by Tessa Walker   Reviewed by: Mary Moncrieff Long...

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:...

Review – SuperBob (2015)

SuperBob (2015) Director: Jon Drever Staring:  Brett Goldstein, Catherine Tate, Natalia Tena, Laura Haddock Superbob is a film that is likely something of an acquired taste, a film...

Review – The Lord of the Flies

The Lord of the Flies Regent’s Park Theatre Ltd At Birmingham Repertory Theatre Novel by William Golding Adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams Directed by Timothy Sheader Co-Directed by...

Review – James Bond: Spectre (2015)

James Bond: Spectre (2015) Directed by: Sam Mendes Starring: Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux James Bond has been a long lasting icon of British cinema, bringing an...

Review – Nightcrawler (2014)

Nightcrawler was one of the most exciting and unnerving films of last year. Director Dan Gilroy bases his film on society’s fetish for violent...

Review – People, Places and Things

People, Places and Things Headlong Theatre The Dorfman Theatre, Stage Door Avenue, London Written by: Duncan Macmillan Directed by: Jeremy Herrin Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom You know it's a winner when...

Review – John Wick (2015)

John Wick (2015) Directed by: Chad Stahelki & David Leitch Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alfie Allen, Michael Nygvist,  Though many film fans can’t forgive Keanu Reeves for his...