Tag: Richard Bremmer

Posted in Film

Film Review: Swallows and Amazons (2016)

This adaptation of Swallows and Amazons ends up being a rather flat affair despite the presence of…

Posted in Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Review: The Inn at Lydda, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

“Some things are better left out of the history books” Have you heard the one where Jesus,…

Posted in Film

Film Review: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

“Just because you’ve got the emotional range of a teaspoon…” aka the one that should have launched…

Posted in TV

TV Review: Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands

Despite no lack of ambition (and a reputed £17 million budget), Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands proves…

Posted in Film

Film Review: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001)

“What do they think they’re doing, keeping a thing like that locked up in a school?” aka…

Posted in Film

Film Review: To Kill A King (2003)

“This is not war…” As with many historical films, it is easy to get caught up in…

Posted in Film Mike Leigh

Film Review: Mr Turner (2014)

“There’s no room for cynicism in the reviewing of art” One might equally say there’s no room…

Posted in Film Musicals Theatre

Film Review: Les Misérables (2012)

“Life has dropped you at the bottom of the heap” For many people, myself included, it is…

Posted in Critics’ Choice Awards Film Film & TV awards Tony Kushner

18th Critics’ Choice Awards nominees

Best Picture Argo Beasts of the Southern Wild Django Unchained Les Misérables Life of Pi Lincoln The…