Flashpoint Season 4

I started watching this show during the last summer hiatus and pressed the pause button when the 2016/2017 TV season started but coming back to this after almost a year was like coming back to the embrace of an awesome crime-fighting family (why oh why didn’t I try out this show when it was still […]

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

🌟🌟 When New York is put under siege by Oscorp, it is up to Spider-Man to save the city he swore to protect as well as his loved ones. I would like the past 2 and a half hours of my life back please. Peter is indecisive and spends the whole film with a perpetual […]

Crossing the Line (Cross Creek #2) by Kimberly Kincaid (2017)

Cocky farmer Eli Cross plays twice as hard as he works. When his latest stunt drums up a heap of negative PR for the family farm, he grudgingly agrees to play host to an ambitious New York City photographer. Her feature on Cross Creek could be just the ticket to show the country what the […]

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

🌟🌟🌟 After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parent’s mysterious death. Here’s something funny …. I spent yesterday evening watching this film and it was only when I went to rate it on imdb that I realised I […]

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)

🌟🌟🌟🌟½ As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy – posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals – Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel. This film is such a delight to watch.  I love pretty much everything about it – the A* cast, the mix of […]

Zootopia (2016)

🌟🌟🌟🌟½ In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy. The film opens with what I can only imagine is an analogy on what human school teachers are constantly trying to preach: bullies are bad, it’s better to live in harmony, […]

Patriots Day (2016)

🌟🌟🌟🌟½ The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible. The people behind docudramas always have the unenviable task of making a film engaging and gripping to an audience who already knows the plot and how it’s all going to end. Patriots Day […]

Chicago P.D.: 4×23 – Fork In The Road

🌟🌟🌟½ In the season finale, when Lindsay receives a panicked call from her mother Bunny whose boyfriend had just been shot, Lindsay must figure out the best way to approach the situation, as her mother is now a murder suspect. The case opens up when a group of high school students OD, and the drugs […]

Chicago Justice: 1×13 – Tycoon

🌟🌟🌟🌟 A crane collapses at a construction site and kills the son-in-law of wealthy real estate developer, Frank Linden. Nagel and Antonio, with the help of CFD Chief Boden discover that the collapse wasn’t actually an accident. The team digs into Linden, who has made many enemies, more dangerous friends, and is accustomed to using […]

Spotlight: Robbie Williams

Yes I’ve lived in the UK all my life.  Yes I’ve grown up with Take That and Robbie Williams on the radio.  Yes, Robbie Williams’s famous hits Angels, Rock DJ etc. etc. have been blasted at me from all directions.  No, I haven’t actually listened to a Robbie Williams album all the way through.  Yes, […]