Archive for February, 2013

February 28, 2013

The National: “New Queens of Comedy” feature

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Please click the above link to go to my feature for Abu Dhabi-based newspaper The National, on the top female comedy actors in the film industry today. This article was printed in the paper on 28th February.

The National is the United Arab Emirates’ leading English language newspaper, I have been writing for their “Arts & Life” section since 2008.

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February 28, 2013

Oxford Journal/Oxfordshire Guardian/Basingstoke Observer: “At The Movies” column, 1st March releases

At The Movies 1st March

Above is the “At The Movies” article as it appears in Oxford Journal and it’s sister papers Oxfordshire Guardian and Basingstoke Observer. This week’s column cover 1st March releases “Broken City”, “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters”, “Safe Haven” and “Arbitrage”. Please click the image for a larger version, or click here for the Journal’ ‘e-paper’

February 24, 2013

BBC Radio Oxford: “Films On Friday”, 22nd Feb Edition

Please click above to listen to my “Films On Friday” segment for BBC Radio Oxford on 22nd February. Reviewing “Mama” and “Song For Marion”, along with the box office and events around Oxford.

February 24, 2013

Entertainmentwise: “Mama” & “Song For Marion” reviews

please click the links below for the attributing reviews

MAMA

mama

“a movie that seeks to scare rather than traumatise or sicken.”

SONG FOR MARION

song-for-marion

“Stamp and Redgrave (prove) that true talent never fades.”

February 22, 2013

Oxford Journal/Oxfordshire Guardian/Basingstoke Observer: “At The Movies”, 22nd Feb Releases

At The Movies 22nd Feb

Above is the 22nd February Edition of my “At The Movies” column, as it appears in Oxford Journal, and its sister papers Oxfordshire Guardian and Basingstoke Observer. Please click the above image for a larger version or click here to read the Journal’s ‘e-paper’

February 16, 2013

BBC Radio Oxford: “Films On Friday”, 15/02/2013

above is the 15th February edition of my ‘Films On Friday’ segment for BBC Radio Oxford’s Drivetime programme, presented by James Cannon. I review “A Good Day To Die Hard”, “Beautiful Creatures” and “This Is 40”, as well as look at the box office chart in the UK and cinematic events around Oxford.

February 14, 2013

Oxford Journal, Oxfordshire Guardian & Basingstoke Observer: “At The Movies” column, 15th February Releases

At The Movies 15th Feb

Above is my “At The Movies” column covering 15th February releases for Oxford Journal, Oxfordshire Guardian and Basingstoke Observer, featuring reviews of “This Is 40”, “Beautiful Creatures” and a preview of “A Good Day To Die Hard”. Please click the image above to read a larger version, or click here to read the Journal’s “e-paper”

February 14, 2013

Entertainmentwise: “A Good Day To Die Hard” & “Beautiful Creatures” reviews

please click the images to go to the corresponding article:

A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD

die hard

“a good looking yet needless entry into the franchise.”

BEAUTIFUL CREATURES

beautiful-creatures

“does nothing to make you want to come back for more.”

February 10, 2013

BBC Radio Oxford: “Films On Friday”, 08/02/2013 (Link Expires 15/02/2013)

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Please click the image above for the iplayer stream of 8th February’s “Films On Friday” segment for BBC Radio Oxford, starting at around 1 hour 21 mins and reviewing “Hitchcock”, “I Give It a Year”, Warm Bodies” and “Wreck-It Ralph”. Link Expires 15.02.2013

February 10, 2013

Oxford Journal, Oxfordshire Guardian & Basingstoke Observer: “At The Movies”, 8th February Releases

Oxford Journal 8th Feb releases

Above is the 8th Feb column ‘At The Movies’, as it appears in the Oxford Journal and its sister papers, Oxfordshire Guardian and Basingstoke Observer. The article features reviews of “Warm Bodies”, “Wreck-It Ralph”, “I Give It a Year” and “Hitchcock”. Please click the image for a larger version or click here for the Journal’s ‘E-Paper’