Sky+ HD Thomson Replacement

Sky + HD Thomson box users will soon see a warning message on their screens, saying that they can receive a FREE replacement SKY + HD box at no extra cost. Obviously this only applies to Sky users in ...

The Railway Man

The Railway Man by Eric Lomax is described as “a remarkable true story of forgiveness–a tremendous testament to the courage that propels one toward remembrance, and finally, peace with the...
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The Kingmaker’s Daughter

Anyone picking up The Kingmaker’s Daughter as their first Philippa Gregory book will not be disappointed. Anyone who has already read The White Queen, The Red Queen and The Lady of the Rivers ma...

The Great Gatsby (2013)

What a great example of how to make a 30 minute drama into a 2+ hour mess. Simple enough story, one party scene all that required to get the message over, and scrub the comic style and you might have ...

Deadfall

Really enjoyed Deadfall. Simple enough story line, but some excellent characters. Well acted, no unnecessary padding, and some nice bits of humour and one very easily missed word in a telephone conver...
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The Scarpetta Factor

I enjoy Patricia Cornwall and have enjoyed her Scarpetta series in the past but The Scarpetta Factor just didn’t work for me. What storyline there was worked OK but the book was too disjointed, ...

The Colour Of Law

You have read The Colour Of Money by Mark Gimenez, even if you have never heard of him, as there is not one original thought or story line in the book. It is a ‘copy and paste’ of cliche&#...

Wild Bill

Watched Wild Bill last night, the 2012 directorial debut of English director/actor Dexter Fletcher last night. Set in East London, in the shadow of the Olympic site, the story revolves around Bill Hay...

Lincoln

What a great movie, and what a superb actor Day-Lewis is, although he was incredibly well supported by every other actor and actress in the movie, not a weak performance amongst them! Rarely do I sit ...