Archive for January, 2015

January 30, 2015

EntertainmentWise: “Kingsman: The Secret Service”, “Big Hero 6” and “Inherent Vice” reviews.

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both an affectionate pastiche on the spy genre, and a confident start to a new franchise in its own right.

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a great family film that delivers a fun Disney twist on the superhero craze.

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While stylish and charismatic, Inherent Vice’s dense plot and bloated running time prevents you from every getting truly invested

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January 27, 2015

BBC Oxford Appearances, 22-26 January

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David Prever Drivetime Show, 22nd January- Looking at cinema releases “Ex Machina”, “A Most Violent Year” and “The Gambler” as well as box office and events in the Oxfordshire area.

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Ali Jones Weekend Show, 24th January- I review the film “A Most Violent Year”.

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David Prever Drivetime Show, 26th January- myself and David look at the latest home entertainment releases

January 23, 2015

Clash: “Ex Machina” review…

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Please click the logo above to read my review for “Ex Machina”, as part of this week’s film column for Clash Magazine.

January 23, 2015

EntertainmentWise: “Ex Machina”, “The Gambler” and “A Most Violent Year” reviews

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sets the bar high for most of the sci-fi heading our way this year.

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you can’t help but feel this might have been more with another player at the table.

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a gritty, engrossing story with two exceptional leads.

January 20, 2015

BBC Oxford appearances, 15-17 January

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David Prever Drivetime Show, 15th January: two appearances, first looking at the 2015 Oscar nominations and then appearing with my weekly film round up, looking at “Whiplash”, “Wild” and “American Sniper” (clips separated by a couple of second of silence.

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Ali Jones Weekend Show, 17th January: I review the film “Whiplash”

January 16, 2015

Clash Film Column: “American Sniper” review

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Please click above to read my review of “American Sniper” for the film column of Clash Magazine.

January 16, 2015

EntertainmentWise: “Whiplash”, “Wild” reviews

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“a masterpiece of screen psychology”

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“you’re with the character every step of the way”

January 13, 2015

BBC Oxford Appearances, 10-12 January

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Ali Jones Show, 10th January: I review the film “Foxcatcher”

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Phil Gayle & Friends Morning Show, 12th January: I talk to Phil about the results of the 2014 Golden Globes.

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David Prever Drivetime Show, 12th January: I review the latest home entertainment releases.

January 9, 2015

BBC Oxford Appearances, 1-9 January

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Susie Dent Show, New Year’s Day: I join “Countdown” presenter Susie Dent to talk about the best and worst of 2014, as well as a look ahead to 2015.

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Al Ryan Show, New Year’s Day: I join Al Ryan to discuss the significance of 2015 in the film “Back To The Future Part 2”, and then review the films “Birdman” and “The Theory of Everything”. The segments are separated by about 2 seconds of silence.

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Ali Jones Show, 3rd January: I review the film “The Theory of Everything”

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David Prever Drivetime Show, 8th January: I review the films “Taken 3”, “Into The Woods” and “Foxcatcher”, as well as looking at the UK Box Office and events around Oxford.

January 9, 2015

Radio Times: “Taken 3” review

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Please click the Taken 3 logo below to read the review…

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