Worker bee

You’re a worker bee, when it comes to hard graft you’re far better than me. Pushing to achieve you leave yourself with barely a second to breathe, you tend to get in too deep, so fast you can’t leave. Pur-lease you tell others you’re just getting started, while others are smarting you’re sticking your arm out, chancing, taking risks, getting licked and making moves. Yet … Continue reading Worker bee

Has 24 always been a guilty pleasure?

With the recent airing of the first two episodes of 24 (this season entitled Live Another Day) we have the return of CTU and Keifer Sutherland’s most iconic character, Jack Bauer. For some this means excitement. For others trepidation, or even a sense of weariness. ‘We’ve seen all this before.’ ’24 is so dated.’ ‘TV has moved on, it’s all about Breaking Bad these days.’ … Continue reading Has 24 always been a guilty pleasure?

Oblivion: Cruise, Kurylenko, Riseborough – an effective team?

Does Oblivion cut the futuristic mustard? Yes and no. The last Cruise sci-fi film I can recall that was any good was Minority Report (more a noir thriller, but anyway) – so this latest offering has a lot to live up to. Actually, looking back through his filmography, he’s not been in that many sci-fi films, perhaps with good reason, but we’ll come to that … Continue reading Oblivion: Cruise, Kurylenko, Riseborough – an effective team?