Whilst Carey Mulligan was nigh on perfect for the role of Bathsheba Everdene in Far From The Madding Crowd, the whole film lacked blood and thunder for me. Or have I missed the point? Does it play it subtly and hit the mark? Continue reading Far From The Madding Crowd review
Ding, ding! The time has come for another trailer park breakdown. If you’re unfamiliar, this is the latest in a series of posts where I provide my pick of upcoming films with a little bit of info to set the scene and, of course, the trailer to get you all fired up. Lucy (US release 8 August, UK 22 August) What if we could access … Continue reading Trailer park: Lucy, a messenger and a dame
Bit narcissistic to trumpet one’s own name in a blog isn’t it? Well tough, I’m doing it anyway. Reason being, there’s so many brilliant Michaels in the world that it’s high time someone gathered them together and sung their praises. Obviously the below is only a snippet of the great work Team Michael has accomplished, but it’s a strong list. From drama to comedy, superheroes … Continue reading And the award goes to… Michael!
Like all good seductions, the buildup is slow. Starting a new TV show in this day and age is hard – partly because the bar has been raised so high. We’re living in a golden age of TV and, as viewers, our demands are great. And so, what new show Masters of Sex has done so brilliantly over its first season, is tread that fine … Continue reading Masters of Sex: season one review