Category Archives: Reviews

The Aeronauts – film review

You would think re-teaming Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones in a film co-written by Jack Thorne would guaranteed box office success. Alas, not.

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Western Stars – film review

Western Stars is a dreamy, toe-tapping, reflective film celebrating Bruce Springsteen’s album of the same name.

The majority of the film is taken up with Springsteen and his band performing the album live in a barn on his property in New Jersey. In between songs, Springsteen ruminates on life, love, the past and the future.

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Mystify: Michael Hutchence – film review

If you were a music fan in the 1990s you couldn’t miss Aussie rock band INXS, and in particular the band’s frontman Michael Hutchence.

He was the charismatic frontman whose life became tabloid folder, and his suicide in November 1997 shocked the music world.

New documentary Mystify: Michael Hutchence looks at what drove Hutchence, at heart quite a shy young man, into becoming a global superstar, and attempts to offer some answers as to why he decided to take his own life.

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Downton Abbey – film review

The Crawley family and those who work for them debut on the big screen in Downton Abbey, based on the ITV Sunday night series.

Set in a couple of years after the series ended, the inhabitants of Downton are all a flutter with the news the King and Queen are to visit the house during a tour of Yorkshire.

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That’s A Wrap: Beyonce at the BFI, Joan Collins, Doctor Strange and more

On this week’s That’s A Wrap podcast with me and Angie Greaves we’re discussing a Beyonce symposium being held by the British Film Institute.

Plus. is Bey getting back together with Kelly and Michelle for a Destiny’s Child reunion? Joan Collins returns to the big screen, what links British actor Toby Jones to Justin Timberlake and my thoughts on Marvel’s latest, Doctor Strange.

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That’s A Wrap: The Jackson Five, Benedict Cumberbatch, Trolls

The latest edition of That’s A Wrap from Angie Greaves and I is literally bursting with the best entertainment news.

From The Jackson Five’s new book to a new Lando Calrissian, from my review of Trolls to Benedict Cumberbatch’s SNL gig, and from Ryan Lochte’s film debut to Lionel Richie’s scented candles, we’ve got you covered.

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That’s A Wrap: Kylie Minogue, Fantastic Beasts, Paddington 2

Angie Greaves and I are back with another edition of our entertainment news podcast, That’s A Wrap.

This week we’re discussing everything from Elton John’s autobiography to Kylie Minogue’s new film plus an update on Paddington 2 and my thoughts on the new Netflix comedy, Mascots.

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That’s A Wrap! – Tom Cruise, Beyonce and Jay-Z, Olympians’ books and more

Angie Greaves and I are back once again with all our showbiz news in a brand new podcast.

And now we have an official title: That’s A Wrap!

This week we’re covering everything from Tom Cruise to Beyonce and Jay-Z to the forthcoming Prince memorial concert and new books from some of Team GB’s golden Olympians.

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London Film Festival, Pharrell, Kate Bush, The Entertainer…

Angie Greaves and I are back wth our latest podcast, this week covering a whole host of topics.

I tell Angie my thoughts on Kenneth Branagh’s latest stage outing in The Entertainer, plus there’s what I think you should look out for at this year’s BFI London Film Festival, in music news a new photo exhibition of images of Kate Bush is coming to London and Pharrell Williams is launching his own food range!

There’s also news on Natalie Dormer’s new project, a guest star for How To Get Away With Murder, Angie reveals her secret crush on Graham Norton and much more.

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Money Monster, Barack and Michelle, Nicole Kidman and more

This week’s podcast is packed full of news including my thoughts on George Clooney and Julia Roberts in Money Monster, a new film about the Obama’s’ first date, Nicole Kidman working on a vampire movie and what next for Daniel Craig.

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