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The White Album – 50 Years On

The White Album – 50 Years On

Arts, Music April 4, 2018 at 1:48 pm Comments

Perhaps the most experimental and artistically intriguing of The Beatles’ albums is their 1968 offering, ‘The Beatles’, best known today as The White Album. Coming off the success of their 1967 masterpiece Sgt Pepper’s Lonely HeartsRead More

80 Days: A Most Wise Purchase, Monsieur

80 Days: A Most Wise Purchase, Monsieur

Arts, Games November 21, 2016 at 3:22 pm Comments

SEVERAL hours had passed. The sunlight that once illuminated the cabin had shrunk to a mere shimmering speck above our heads, casting only the faintest of rays down through the glass canopy. The air had grownRead More

Lego Movie: A love letter to a toy company

Lego Movie: A love letter to a toy company

Arts, Editors' Pick, Film, Local February 20, 2014 at 5:20 pm Comments

LET’S be honest. Most people assumed The LEGO Movie would be a lazy, juvenile, cynical cash-in. I was always hopeful for one major reason; they hired the joint writing & directing team of Phil Lord andRead More

Cloudy with a chance of puns (2!)

Cloudy with a chance of puns (2!)

Arts, Film, Local November 5, 2013 at 8:00 pm Comments

AS MUCH as I would love to fill this review with succulent, juicy and finger-licking good puns, I will save you the constant wincing as you watch as I attempt to crowbar as many terrible foodRead More

Prisoners: a tragedy and maze of events

Prisoners: a tragedy and maze of events

Arts, Film, Local October 14, 2013 at 11:00 am Comments

LAST FRIDAY it was my turn to take on the task of reviewing of this week’s film at the Commodore. I must admit, I made a lot of assumptions based on the trailer. I expected a dark,Read More

Summer book releases show what the readers crave

Summer book releases show what the readers crave

Arts, Books October 6, 2013 at 12:00 pm Comments

WHATEVER happened to reading a book about a nice girl meeting a nice guy? A hero defeating a villain? The antagonistic, the undead and sociopathic are what readers crave; influencing publishers and writers to ask: whatRead More

Breaking Bad: In the end, it was all about Walt and Jesse, and that’s the way it should be

Breaking Bad: In the end, it was all about Walt and Jesse, and that’s the way it should be

Arts, Editors' Pick, TV October 1, 2013 at 7:00 pm Comments

IT WAS A HARD sell to begin with. The dad from Malcolm In The Middle stars as a chemistry teacher with cancer making meth. Who could ever have predicted that five years, sixty two episodes, fortyRead More