Archive for August, 2012

August 31, 2012

Entertainmentwise: “Total Recall” & “A Few Best Men” reviews

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“a rather dull chase movie”


“will not live long in the memory.”

August 31, 2012

Oxfordshire Guardian: “At The Movies” 24th August

my “At The Movies” column for Oxfordshire Guardian as it appears in the paper. click the image to read the online version or click here to read the e-paper.


August 24, 2012

Entertainmentwise: “Shadow Dancer” & “The Three Stooges” reviews

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“keeps you gripped and thrilled”


“Energetic, but ultimately needless chaos.”

(as of 24/08/2012- review erroneously credited as ‘Mark Worgan’- byline corrected shortly!)

August 24, 2012

Oxfordshire Guardian/Basingstoke Observer- “At The Movies” Column, 17/08/12

my ‘At The Movies’ column for Oxfordshire Guardian and Basingstoke Observer. please click the image tto read the column.

August 18, 2012

BBC Radio Oxford: “Films on Friday” 17/08/2012 (link expires 24/08/2012)

the 17th August edition of “Films On Friday” for the James Cannon Show on BBC Radio Oxford, where I review the films “The Bourne  Legacy”, “The Expendables 2” and “Take This Waltz”. please click the link above to go to the iPlayer link, which expires on the 24th August.

August 18, 2012

Oxfordshire Guardian: “At The Movies” column, August 10th Releases…

My latest column for Oxfordshire Guardian, reviewing the cinema released from 10th August, including “360”, “Brave” and “Step Up: Miami Heat”

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August 18, 2012

Entertainmentwise: “The Bourne Legacy” review

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“without Damon and Greengrass behind the camera, it just ain’t the same.”

August 11, 2012

“Films On Friday” segment, BBC Radio Oxford, 10/08/2012 (link expires 16/08/2012)

Click the link above to listen to James Cannon’s Drivetime show for BBC Radio Oxford on 10th August, which is available to play back on BBC iPlayer until 16/08/2012.

I come in at around the 18 minute mark for the “Films On Friday” segment, and discuss the UK box office along with the week’s releases in Oxfordshire (“Brave”, “360”, “Step Up Miami Heat”).

August 11, 2012

Entertainmentwise: “360” & “Step Up: Miami Heat”

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“a star-studded misfire, as a shallow film wanders from point A to point B without inspiring so much as a flicker of interest in its audience”


“deal for youngsters looking for disposable, bubble-gum cinema, but of little use to anyone else.”

August 10, 2012

MPC Publications: August 2012 Film section

The August edition of my film section for MPC Publications, covering six different titles including:

-Highgate Handbook

-Barnet Local and High Barnet Local

-N21 Directory

-N14 Directory

-The Muswell Flyer

Please click the following links for the film review and feature with John Lessetter