Monthly Archives: March 2012

Wrath of the Titans – Believe me, I feel the Wrath

It seemed like such a good idea at the time… I’d spent a pleasant afternoon at the Oxford Literary Festival listening to Jeremy Paxman talk about Empire, topped off by some cooling cava, and I thought I would round it … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games – nails it

It’s not often that I’m so keen to see a movie or, for that matter, so anxious. The reason for both in this instance is simple – I adore Suzanne Collins’ novel The Hunger Games (and its two sequels even … Continue reading

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John Carter – a secret jewel

Having been away for ten days, and largely and unusually internetless for most of it, I’ve missed much of the media’s relish in John Carter‘s disappointing performance at the box office. Completely innocent of all negative reviews, I took some … Continue reading

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – does what it says on the tin but adds in a little bit extra

Should you take a trip to see The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel this weekend, it’s more than likely that you’ll know what to expect. When a selection of Britain’s most famous acting treasures, not to mention a couple of dames, … Continue reading

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