Home » 2015 » September

Review of Solace

Review of Solace

Solace is a film with a troubled history. Originally intended to be a sequel to the great Seven (and to be called Eight), that idea was vetoed by David Fincher.…

Review of Just Jim

Review of Just Jim

Just Jim is a film I probably would not have seen on the big screen other than in Cardiff, as it is a very low budget Welsh comedy. Judging by…

GB Sportswoman Inspires Students to Tackle the Challenges of Life

GB Sportswoman Inspires Students to Tackle the Challenges of Life

British gold medallist Maddie Hinch delivered an inspirational speech at Dunottar School’s Prize Giving evening on 10th September. The Great Britain and England hockey goalkeeper recently gained gold at the…

Review of Straight Outta Compton

Review of Straight Outta Compton

There was a small period in popular music history, I would say between 1987 and 1992, when rap / hip-hop was the most vibrant and important type. From Public Enemy’s…

Review of Everest

Review of Everest

With mostly uncomplimentary reviews, a lack of stellar names in the cast, and the downbeat nature of the story, I can’t help feeling that Everest is going to be one…

Review of A Walk in the Woods

Review of A Walk in the Woods

Many years ago, I avidly made my way through Bill Bryson’s travel books. I must admit I didn’t think at the time they needed to be made into movies. So,…

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council offers to take in Syrian refugees

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council offers to take in Syrian refugees

In response to the Syrian refugee crisis the Leader of Reigate & Banstead Borough Council, Cllr Victor Broad, has written to the Prime Minister The Right Hon. David Cameron MP…

Film mini-reviews

Film mini-reviews

Irrational Man I think that being so prolific, with his one film a year schedule, contributes to Woody Allen not quite having the reputation he deserves. There is no way…

Review of Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Review of Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Now, based on a Young Adult novel, I’m not really the target audience for Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. But with a positive buzz from the Sundance Film…

Review of No Escape

Review of No Escape

Most of the chat about No Escape seems to be focusing on whether it is racist / xenophobic and exactly what country it is meant to be set in, and…

Page 1 of 212