It is 1943 and as World War 2 wages on Frank Stokes (George Clooney) persuades the US president that a team should be put together, “The Monuments Men”, to prevent the destruction and loss of precious…2017-02-19
Jang Jin-Sung is a former North Korean poet who worked in the United Front Department (UFD) of Korean Worker's Party, section 5 (literature), division 19 (poetry) of Office 101 (policy making section of…2017-02-18
Sebastian (Ryan Gosling showing an occasional spark of emotion) is an unemployed jazz musician dreaming of opening his own jazz bar. Mia (Emma Stone) works at a coffee shop on the back lot of a film studio…2017-02-14
I have always been a fan of Whoopi Goldberg with her no-nonsense attitude and fun sense of humour so when we heard that she was coming for a one-off stand-up show at the Palladium we could not resist…Originally…2017-02-11
We were a bit hesitant about visiting Rivetta as despite it having a great recommendation in our travel guide (the Eyewitness Travel guide to “Venice & the Veneto”) the reviews on Google were, shall we…2017-02-07
Great location. Disappointing and overpriced food. Brusk service. In a nutshell.
We were staying on the other side of the canal so decided to give ROMA a try. It is located on the north-east side…2017-02-06
This is the first Harry's Bar and, famously, the haunt of Ernest Hemmingway. It attracts a lot of tourists but if you can find a table and have some time it is worth settling in for while.
This is the second biography by Gordon Ramsay, the controversial and exceptional London chef, continuing on from where his earlier “Humble Pie” left off…or so I would assume not having read the first….2017-02-04
We attended the “Sadler's Wells Sampled” event last year (see my review here) and really enjoyed it, so much so that we jumped at the chance to attend again this year….2017-02-04
Dewey Finn (David Fynn) is a failed unemployed rocker living with a friend of his from his earlier performing days Ned Schneebley (Oliver Jackson) who is now working as a substitute teacher and his somewhat…2017-02-03
On the Easter weekend in 2015 a group of pension-age criminals broke into the Hatton Garden Safe Depository in London. Unbelievably not only did the police fail to respond even when the alarm was tripped…2017-01-29
Django (Jamie Foxx) is a slave in 19th century America that is rescued by Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz), a bounty hunter who is more interested in the “dead” part of “dead or alive”. Schultz is interested…2017-01-29
A demonstration darts show featuring some famous faces from the world of darts - Both retired who are also occasionally to be found playing in tournaments. Staged at the Indigo at the O2, this was a rowdy…2017-01-28
Remembrances of an unusual childhood summer full of tragedy and mystery where the young author learns about the meaning of life and the value of friendship. Forced to take borders the due to his family's…2017-01-27
Yeah, a bit of a mind twister.
When Henry DeTamble (Eric Bana) first meets Clare Abshire (Rachel McAdams) in a library he is surprised to learn that she actually knows him and knows his secret - He…2017-01-26
I have always been attracted to the wonderful Cirque du Soleil. To me as a child Cirque was the ultimate circus show yet always it was out of reach with it's expensive…2017-01-25
A collection of 21 short stories from the master of American popular literature ranging from the expected horror pieces (“Mile 81” and “Bad Little Kid”) all the way to humour (“Drunken Fireworks”) with…2017-01-22
“Into the Woods” is an alternative and adult take on various fairy tales as it takes in elements from “Little Red Riding Hood”, “Jack and the Beanstalk”, “Cinderella” and “Rapunzel” set to music by the…2017-01-21
An email recently arrived in my inbox from the Gordon Ramsay group about a special “One on Us” promotion for the new year which was a two/three course meal for £20/£24…for two people. An offer we…2017-01-19
This book spans centuries with five inter-connected stories - both literally and thematically - of the triumph of humanity over adversity and intolerance.
We start with “The Pacific Journal of Adam…2017-01-08