Sir Sean Connery~ RIP

Sean Connery, known to many as the original big-screen James Bond has died age 90. Many others can write a far better obituary than I can so I'm not going to even try. Most people know of his story of Milkman to Movie Star, proud Scotsman, body builder and more. Sir Sean had a long... Continue Reading →

Artemis Fowl- Review

This will no doubt be the shortest review I've ever written. I was looking forward to Disney's Artemis Fowl having read the books by Eoin Colfer which are excellent. All I can say is this:- Disney. WTF have you done- such great source material and you really messed it up. The plot line barely resembles... Continue Reading →

Challenge Coin

As midnight releases become more and more popular, film studios are using the opportunity to use these as promo events especially at the main cinemas in Leicester Square. Some give out goody bags, some do contests and giveaways which is what happened at the Avengers: Endgame midnight release. Others give away special, limited edition items.... Continue Reading →

Celebrate your cinema!

With Lockdown in full force in the UK all non-essential businesses are closed. This has had an impact on many places including cinema. For a few days now the hashtag #CelebrateOurCinemas has been trending on social media so I thought I'd do my part and celebrate my favourites. I've always been a fan of Odeon... Continue Reading →

Depression….it’s an empty place!

Firstly let me apologise in advance for this long post. I don't intend for this to be a sad post or one that requires sympathy. I've suffered with mental health issues for most of my life, and like many people, suffered in silence. Over the years I've developed lots of coping mechanisms which meant that... Continue Reading →

Joaquin Phoenix & Brie Larson

At this year's Oscars ceremony the Academy awarded the Best Actor statue to Joaquin Phoenix for his performance in Joker. During his acceptance speech Joaquin talked about a variety of topics but most of his talk was aimed at Hollywood and The Academy. He talked about diversity and the need for women, people of colour,... Continue Reading →

Time for an Oscars rethink?

I'm a big fan of both the Oscars and BAFTAs. I've watched them every year since I was young. When I was a kid it was mostly the highlights shown on TV but since the onset of satellite TV its been possible to watch the full event, starting with the red carpet arrivals which is... Continue Reading →

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