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Arrival- UK Premiere & Press Conference

Film, Interviews | 09/11/2016

Aliens exist, they’re here, they’ve landed and their intentions are unclear. There have been countless attempts at alien movies over the years – good, bad and ugly. Upon first impression it was unclear as to which way director Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival was going to go – a modern Close Encounters of the Third Kind or …keep reading

Review: Hacksaw Ridge

Film | 04/10/2016

Bravery, brutality and a test of blind faith – Mel Gibson’s directorial comeback Hacksaw Ridge carries him back to safety at the Venice Film Festival. Gibson’s first film in ten years tells the story of Desmond Doss, a young skinny lad from Virginia who, due to his father’s (Hugo Weaving) violent and alcoholic depression from …keep reading

Review: Nocturnal Animals

Film | 12/09/2016

Visually stunning cinematography, witty and gripping script, fast-paced narrative – it’s hard to know where to begin with fashion designer turned director / screenwriter Tom Ford’s latest offering. It’s glitzy, it’s glamourous, it’s gritty. Susan (Amy Adams) appears to have it all – owner of an LA art gallery, a fully staffed home, a ludicrously …keep reading

Review: Arrival

Film | 12/09/2016

Aliens exist, they’re here, they’ve landed and their intentions are unclear. There have been countless attempts at alien movies over the years – good, bad and ugly. Upon first impression it was unclear as to which way director Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival was going to go – a modern Close Encounters of the Third Kind or …keep reading

Review: The Bad Batch

Film | 12/09/2016

“Beyond this fence is no longer the territory of Texas. That hereafter no person within the territory beyond this fence is a resident of the United States of America or shall be acknowledged, recognized or governed by the laws and governing bodies therein. Good luck.” That’s the sign we are greeted with as a young …keep reading

Review: LA LA LAND

Film | 12/09/2016

La La Land is a film from the time movies forgot – the classic jazz and romanticism of technicolor in the hustle and bustle of modern LA. A challenge if ever there was, but one that director Damien Chazelle accomplishes without bordering on the Grease like cheese factor. As the opening scene commenced and brightly dressed …keep reading

Saving Face: Products That Saved My Mush And My Mop

Glamour Puss | 14/06/2016

I was always a bit of a lucky cow when it came to my skin, even as a teenager I never got spots but as you hit the mid twenties and into the dark shadows of 30 it becomes increasingly difficult to keep that dewy youthful glow you read about in magazines and begin to …keep reading

Review: The Nice Guys

Film | 02/06/2016

Taking us back to a time of disco, sex and scandal, ‘The Nice Guys’ is a refreshing twist on a genre time forgot. It’s been a while since a high quality comedy action flick graced our screens and for some time it’s seemed like the classic buddy cop genre was dead. But Shane Black and …keep reading

‘Can tears turn to gin?’ The 20 early stages of every break up…

Girl Talk | 04/05/2016

We’ve all been there, whether it was your decision or not the stages of the breakup, breakover or in between stage of doom can be both painful, comical and edging on borderline crazy for all…. * The Initial pin in the balloon It’s happened, it’s shit. It might have come from nowhere, it might have been …keep reading

Review : Brunch @ Home is where…. Cafe Birmingham

Munchin' N Brunchin' | 18/04/2016

Bangin’ Butties – Super Staff – Over Priced Alcohol So the first time I encountered this place on Church Street (despite passing it loads and never going in) was for a job interview, not always the premise for a return trip. However I simply couldn’t wait to get my chops round their all day breakfast …keep reading