2019 Articles

Gemini Man is a technical tour de force, but a mediocre action movie
Gemini Man is a technical tour de force, but a mediocre action movie
Ang Lee’s latest film, Gemini Man is remarkable for two reasons. Firstly, it stars regular Will Smith facing off against [...]
October 10, 2019
The Last Supper: Musician and DJ Cerys Matthews
The Last Supper: Musician and DJ Cerys Matthews
When I was touring I used to keep a little journal about food, full of curiosities and surprises and things [...]
October 4, 2019
Real-life Wolf of Wall Street: There's nothing wrong with nationalism
Real-life Wolf of Wall Street: There's nothing wrong with nationalism
The most remarkable thing about Jordan Belfort, the self-styled Wolf of Wall Street, is not his once-prodigious drug consumption or [...]
October 4, 2019
Judy film review: A nuanced portrait of troubled Hollywood icon
Judy film review: A nuanced portrait of troubled Hollywood icon
This biopic of screen legend Judy Garland (Renee Zellweger) picks up its star in the late 1960s, and things aren’t [...]
October 4, 2019
Two Ladies at Bridge Theatre review: A gripping but unremarkable political drama
Two Ladies at Bridge Theatre review: A gripping but unremarkable political drama
Two Ladies begins with a powerful image: FLOTUS Sophia enters with her cream two-piece covered with deep red blood. It’s [...]
October 3, 2019
Joaquin Phoenix shines as Joker despite some dopey social commentary
Joaquin Phoenix shines as Joker despite some dopey social commentary
On social media site Reddit there is a section called “Am I the asshole?”, where concerned users submit situations in [...]
October 3, 2019
The Switch Lite is Nintendo at its most conventional
The Switch Lite is Nintendo at its most conventional
Nintendo has a reputation for updating its consoles mid-generation, not long after launching them, to the extent that it’s become [...]
October 2, 2019