January Favourites

Is it still acceptable to wish you all a happy new year as we enter the second week of February? I have finally emerged from hibernation, and though I slacked slightly in my movie watchage for the month of January, I did excel when it came to Television and Books. Here are my favourites. FILM 🍿 […]

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2020 Wrap-Up

It feels weird to be closing the chapter on 2020 as this entire year has been one big blur and it hasn’t fully registered that a new year is nigh, let alone the fact it’s December. As usual I’ll take you through some stats and some favourites from 2020 across Film, Television, Books and heck […]

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December Favourites

It’s that time again: MONTHLY FAVOURITES. Succinct favourites across my consumption of film, television and novels, as well as what I’ve been up to creatively. FILM 🍿 There was a lot of film watchage in December, and to be honest my re-watch of old favourite, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe almost […]

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12 Christmas Movie Picks

Happy Holidays Reader! A bit of a random post here but I figured the content was already there – created and originally posted by me on Twitter – so there was no harm in doubling down on it. I’ll keep it short but have a scroll through the cards below to discover twelve of my […]

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Trilogy Review: The Santa Clause

When Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) decided to slip on that red suit one Christmas, he really should have read the small print. I thought I would bring a festive feel to this months trilogy review with an old favourite. Well I say favourite, and when I do I specifically mean the first Santa Clause movie […]

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British TV: Small Axe: Education

The Small Axe anthology so far, Mangrove, Lovers Rock, Red, White and Blue and Alex Wheatle Written by Steve McQueen and Alastair SiddonsDirected by Steve McQueen Broadcast: BBC One, 13th December 2020Synopsis: When Kingsley is transferred into a special needs school, it is clear teaching these missed placed children is not on the syllabus.Cast: Kenyah Sandy, Sharlene Whyte, Tamara […]

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British TV: Small Axe: Alex Wheatle

The Small Axe anthology so far, Mangrove and Lovers Rock, Red, White and Blue. Written by Steve McQueen and Alastair SiddonsDirected by Steve McQueen Broadcast: BBC One, 6th December 2020Synopsis: Based on the true story of novelist Alex Wheatle who went to prison following the 1981 Brixton riots.Cast: Sheyi Cole, Robbie Gee, Johann Myers, Jonathan Jules From a kid who grew […]

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British TV: Small Axe: Red, White and Blue

The Small Axe anthology so far, Mangrove and Lovers Rock. Written by Steve McQueen and Courttia NewlandDirected by Steve McQueen Broadcast: BBC One, 29th November 2020Synopsis: Based on the true story of Leroy Logan who joined the force following his fathers assault by the Metropolitan Police. Cast: John Boyega, Steve Toussaint, Antonia Thomas Leroy Logan (John Boyega) was all […]

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Netflix Christmas: Holidate

Christmas Bells Jingled: 🔔🔔 When Sloane (Emma Roberts) and Jackson (Luke Bracey) meet by chance post a crappy Christmas Day, they agree that getting through the holidays would suck a lot less if they did it together. First up on the Netflix Christmas train Holidate – which was actually a great bridge into the holiday […]

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November Favourites

It’s that time again: MONTHLY FAVOURITES. Succinct favourites across my consumption of film, television and novels, as well as what I’ve been up to creatively. FILM 🍿 I watched quite a hodgepodge of movies in November, from a couple of Christmas movies to a re-watch of the Indiana Jones movies. In all of that there was only […]

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Trilogy Review: Indiana Jones

Professor by day, archaeological adventurer by night, Indiana Jones, played by the one and only Harrison Ford, is never one to back down from a rare find. I have indeed watched all the Indiana Jones movies before but it may not have been since the latest instalment, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal […]

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British TV: Small Axe: Lovers Rock

Check out my review for the first instalment of the Small Axe anthology, Mangrove. Written by Steve McQueen and Courttia NewlandDirected by Steve McQueen Broadcast: BBC One, 22nd November 2020Synopsis: Aubyn and Franklin meet during a blues party in the 1980’s, to the sound of lovers rock.Cast: Micheal Ward, Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn In regards to a synopsis – […]

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October Favourites

It’s that time again: MONTHLY FAVOURITES. Succinct favourites across my consumption of film, television and novels, as well as what I’ve been up to creatively. FILM 🍿 One I watched relatively late in the game this month was Aaron Sorkin’s THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7. I can’t quite say if this has a little to do […]

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