Archive for April, 2014

April 28, 2014

BBC Oxford: “Films On Friday”, 25/04/2014; BBC Berkshire: 26/04/2014

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Please click the logo above to listen to my “Films On Friday” segment, broadcast on BBC Radio Oxford on 25/04/2014. Alongside guest host Nick Piercey I review the films “Transcendence”, “The Other Woman” and “Tracks”, as well as looking over the cinema-related events in Oxfordshire as well as the UK Box Office.

BBC Berkshire

Please click the link above to listen to my guest appearance on Henry Kelly’s show for BBC Radio Berkshire, broadcast 26/04/2014. I review the films “Transcendence” and “The Other Woman”, and my DVD of the week is “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

April 28, 2014

Oxford Mail/ Oxford Times- Film Festival Preview


Please click the image above for the online version of my preview of the Oxford Mail Film Festival, as published on 17th April in Oxford Mail, and 24th April in their sister paper The Oxford Times.

This year’s festival highlights the work of director Billy Wilder, and i give my verdict on each of the films showing.

April 28, 2014

EntertainmentWise: “Transcendence”, “The Other Woman” & “Tracks” reviews

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“A good idea that hasn’t reached its potential



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“A film that is content with being average”


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“Wasikowska absolutely shines”


April 23, 2014

BBC Berkshire: Easter Special with Paul Ross

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I was a guest on Paul Ross’ Easter Sunday special to talk about great movies for the Bank Holiday weekend. Please click the image above to listen to the segment.

April 23, 2014

BBC Oxford: Easter Special; BBC 3 Counties: 19/04/2014

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A Good Friday special for BBC Oxford with me and David Prever- reviewing “The Amazing Spider-man 2”, “Locke”, and “The Love Punch”, plus reviews and events around Oxford


A review segment for BBC 3 Counties Radio, originally broadcast 19/04/2014

April 23, 2014

EntertainmentWise: “Locke” & “The Love Punch” reviews

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“the type of movie we wish there were more of”

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“likeable stars, charming locations, but nothing to say”

April 14, 2014

EntertainmentWise: “The Amazing Spider-man 2” review

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“Not the cleverest blockbuster of the year, but maybe the most fun”

Not the cleverest blockbuster of the year, but maybe one of the most fun.
April 14, 2014

BBC Oxford: “Films On Friday”, 11/04/14; BBC 3 Counties: 12/04/14.

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Please click the image above to listen to my “Films On Friday” segment for BBC Radio Oxford, broadcast 11/04/2014.

I review the films “The Raid 2” and “The Quiet Ones”.


Please click this image to listen to my reviews for BBC 3 Counties Radio, broadcast 12/04/14. I review the films “The Raid 2”, “The Last Days On Mars”, and “The Quiet Ones”.

April 8, 2014

Entertainmentwise: “Noah”, “Divergent” & “Rio 2” reviews.



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“something different that will make you think”


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“does just enough to keep your interest”

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“The philosophy of the film seems to be ‘more is more’!”

April 7, 2014

The Guardian: “Lucy” trailer article.


Please click the image above to read my article for the Guardian about the trailer for Luc Besson’s new film, “Lucy”, starring Scarlett Johansson. The article was published on 4th April on the Guardian’s Film website.