Film Review – The Danish Girl (2015)

The Danish Girl (2015) Director: Tom Hooper Written by: David Ebershoff (novel), Lucinda Coxon (screenplay) Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard  Runtime: 119 Minutes Opening with a visually...

TV Review – Shadowhunters

WARNING: May Contain Spoilers Shadowhunters is the newest incarnation of Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments series. It’s release date fittingly coincided with another reincarnation –...

Review – The Hateful Eight (2015)

The Hateful Eight Director: Quentin Tarantino Written by: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Walton Goggins, Kurt Russell Runtime: 167 minutes I’ve been anticipating The Hateful Eight for quite...

Review – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Directed by: J.J. Abrams Written by: Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams & Michael Arndt Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac Runtime: 135 Minutes The best thing...

Review – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang West Yorkshire Playhouse Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman Based on the MGM motion picture Directed by James Brining Reviewer:...

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...