Bohemian Rhapsody is a love letter to the incredible work and career of the iconic Freddie Mercury, as well as a smashing concert film that dazzles with its impressive library of Queen’s catchiest songs. Despite glaring pacing issues and a tendency to bend the facts a little too far, Rami Malek’s electric portrayal of the prodigious lead singer will remind you why music at the … Continue reading Review: Bohemian Rhapsody ★★★★★
Some 7 years after the second Johnny English film and 15 whole years after the first, Rowan Atkinson is back with his back with the character in Johnny English Reborn. After a handful of cyber-attacks on the United Kingdom and with all other MI7 agents outed, Prime Minister Emma Thompson is forced to bring Johnny English out of retirement to help. The main gimmick of … Continue reading Review: Johnny English Strikes Again
Remember that great but Bizarre film from 2012 called Cabin In The Woods? The project between Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard that managed to turn a common horror about teenagers in some spooky woods into a thriller about an illuminati-like organisation and the apocalypse? Well while Whedon had since gone on to Avengers (2012) and oddly enough, Justice League (2017) fame, Goddard had remained largely … Continue reading Review: Bad Times At The El Royale
I’m not a big fan of sports. Football? No thank you. Tennis? Have you seen my hand-eye coordination? Gymnastics? You’ve got to be kidding. In all honesty, I am at heart quite a lazy person. So how on earth did I end up getting into a sport as resilient, challenging and scary as rock climbing? I’ve been climbing on and off for seven years now, … Continue reading Sport: Why do I climb?
THERE’s a newbie in town. Grasp the term ‘newbie’ with a pinch of salt; Philadelphia’s Defcon Lawless is no stranger to lyrical craftsmanship. Continue reading “Life as Defcon Lawless”
With the release of his 3rd album ‘Jubilee Road’ on the same day, Tom Odell’s gig at Southampton’s O2 Guildhall is a celebratory achievement and he provided the crowd charisma and poise. Having topped the charts with his debut album in 2013 ‘Long Way Down,’ and gained more popularity with the cover of The Beatles’ ‘Real Love’ for 2014’s John Lewis’ Christmas ad campaign, Odell … Continue reading Tom Odell – O2 Guildhall 26.10.18
In an era of mainly Trap and House bops, our Sussex lad Tom Odell is back with his third album Jubilee Road. As expected, accompanied by his keyboard through every single song, a duo that should be considered part of the national heritage. Although there is nothing more than tenderness and simplicity at first glimpse of its cover, when you dive in its tracks you … Continue reading Album Review: Jubilee Road – Tom Odell