After 1009 days of preparation and the Prime Minister's explicit promise that today was the day the UK stepped away out of its European Union membership after 40 years...
My race to catch the Oscar films was on... Host or not! Here's my take on the contenders. 2018 was the first year I managed to watch every Academy Award Best Picture nominee before the award ceremony. It wasn't just a 90th edition thing - I'd been trying for years, even after a category increase... Continue Reading →
Reliving the adverts, so you can't forget them" - my annual round-up of UK advertising candy returns for 2018!
For about a decade I've tried to catch every Oscar-nominated film. This year I actually managed it. Catching Oscar Nominees in a timely fashion sounds easier than it is. Many films fall in the early-year window, but there's always one or two that require some premonitionary skills the previous year. Often, a few features fall short of... Continue Reading →
"There's a hole in the world like a great black pit, and the vermin of the world inhabit it. And it's morals aren't worth what a pig can spit, and it goes by the name of London" - Sweeney Todd Alright Sondheim, give it a rest! This year, I finally made it to Lumiere, the... Continue Reading →
"Reliving the adverts, so you can't forget them" My second Christmas ad wrap - that makes a tradition! Here's my round-up of this year's best of British festive ads - the ones we've ALL waited a year for - could they ever live up to that hype? Well, let's jump right in, repeating the familiar mantra,... Continue Reading →