Review: Paddington 2

Director: Paul King Stars: Sally Hawkins, Hugh Bonneville, Hugh Grant Paul King's first Paddington film had little to prove, aside from confounding  fears of what might have been done to Michael Bond's beloved bear. One only has to look at the trailer for the forthcoming Peter Rabbit movie to see how a staple of British childhood can … Continue reading Review: Paddington 2

Review: The Lobster

How important is having a partner? We live in a society that puts great value in the notion that we must all pair off for life. Any deviation from this is somewhat stigmatised. If you haven't found a partner by a certain age, there is a view that you've failed in some way, or are … Continue reading Review: The Lobster

Review: Spectre

Much has been made, since he took up the mantle, of how Daniel Craig has rejuvenated Bond, bringing Ian Fleming's super spy kicking and scowling into the 21st century. And, yes, the series has felt fresher. It was there in the hot-blooded callousness of (the underrated) Quantum Of Solace, and in the more engrossing, personal … Continue reading Review: Spectre