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Johnny English Strikes Again: why everyone needs a little bit of Bof in their life

Johnny English Strikes Again: why everyone needs a little bit of Bof in their life

Arts, Film, Opinion October 27, 2018 at 10:41 pm Comments

The greatest spy to ever live, bar Austin Powers, strikes once again in the cinema to make a great trilogy of slapstick, family-friendly films that everyone enjoys. Johnny English: Strikes Again is a great example ofRead More

Run For Your Wife – not for your life! A theatre review of the Arts Centre’s most recent performance

Run For Your Wife – not for your life! A theatre review of the Arts Centre’s most recent performance

Arts, Local, News, Opinion, Theatre October 27, 2018 at 1:45 pm Comments

Originally written by Ray Cooney in 1983, the play Run For Your Wife hit the Aber theatre scene via the hard work of Half-Light Productions. As soon as I sat down I was immediately dragged intoRead More

Far from foul and certainly fair – Macbeth review

Far from foul and certainly fair – Macbeth review

Arts, Local, Theatre October 25, 2018 at 3:03 pm Comments

What’s more to want on my Wednesday afternoon than treachery, murder and treason? Merely Theatre certainly provided all that and more with their stunning and emotional depiction of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’. I have to start off byRead More

A Review of Doctor Who: ‘Rosa’ (S11E3)

A Review of Doctor Who: ‘Rosa’ (S11E3)

Arts, Opinion, TV October 23, 2018 at 12:19 pm Comments

An emotionally resonant powerful story that’s as timely as ever, where its strengths far outweigh its flaws.   What more can I say? Rosa was great, and you should definitely watch it. This is going toRead More

Little Bird

Little Bird

Arts, ASM, Creative Writing October 21, 2018 at 3:00 pm Comments

I was on my way back from doing the groceries, when I first realized it was his voice. It was funny, really, that I should only recognize his voice now when I’d been hearing the dove’sRead More

A Review of ‘A Star Is Born’

A Review of ‘A Star Is Born’

Arts, Film, Opinion October 20, 2018 at 6:25 pm Comments

Lady Gaga shines, while Cooper also shows he’s got some real talent behind the camera.   You know him as the last member standing of the Guardians of the Galaxy, or as the boring one fromRead More

Doctor Who: The Ghost Monument – A Review

Doctor Who: The Ghost Monument – A Review

Arts, ASM, Books, Opinion, TV October 16, 2018 at 12:00 pm Comments

Doctor Who: The Ghost Monument   The Ghost Monument certainly picks up the pace, but doesn’t seem to be sure which direction it wants to go in.   Well… I was right, this definitely would haveRead More

“Oh, I have a parasite!” – A ‘Venom’ Review

“Oh, I have a parasite!” – A ‘Venom’ Review

Arts, Film, Lifestyle, Opinion October 13, 2018 at 3:53 pm Comments

The newest Marvel “superhero” film has just aired at our very own Commodore cinema – Ruben Fleischer’s interpretation of the comic book character, Venom. Now, some of you reading this might be familiar with other reviewsRead More

Dream of Freedom

Dream of Freedom

Arts, ASM, Creative Writing, Lifestyle, Opinion, Poetry October 12, 2018 at 12:00 pm Comments

Somewhere high above and distant between the lights Over there somewhere behind the stars and hope There is a dream A dream that does not stop, that grows that branches out Far into infinity rather entropicallyRead More

A review of ‘Doctor Who: The Woman Who Fell to Earth’

A review of ‘Doctor Who: The Woman Who Fell to Earth’

Arts, Film, Lifestyle, Opinion, TV October 10, 2018 at 8:20 pm Comments

Jodie Whittaker’s performance saves a script that is, unfortunately, a little bit all over the place. So here we are again, first time since 2010. Not just a new Doctor, but a whole new TARDIS crew,Read More