About Steve Hogarty

I'm a City A.M. writer covering gadgets, games, film, food and art reviews. You know, all the fun stuff. Drop me an email at steve.hogarty@cityam.com

2019 Articles

Sky-high skiing and Mario Kart sledding in France's Three Valleys
Sky-high skiing and Mario Kart sledding in France's Three Valleys
I’ve mastered the chair lift, and nine times out of 10 will make it to the top of a drag [...]
December 10, 2019
Knives Out review: A finely choreographed tribute to the murder mystery genre
Knives Out review: A finely choreographed tribute to the murder mystery genre
A wealthy author of best-selling murder mystery novels is found dead in his study on the morning after his 85th [...]
November 28, 2019
Judy & Punch review: A traditional seaside puppet show turned #metoo revenge caper
Judy & Punch review: A traditional seaside puppet show turned #metoo revenge caper
Punch & Judy, the Victorian puppet show about a child murderer turned serial domestic abuser who loves sausages, is an [...]
November 21, 2019
The best smartwatches of 2019: Here's our pick of this year's top wearables
The best smartwatches of 2019: Here's our pick of this year's top wearables
Smartwatches have come a long way since the bulky strap-on devices of just a few years ago, and just like [...]
November 20, 2019
Sony Xperia 5 review: The best way to watch movies in the palm of your hand, if you really must
Sony Xperia 5 review: The best way to watch movies in the palm of your hand, if you really must
Price: From £699Web: sonymobile.comRating: ★★★★☆ Hats off to Sony. Where most phones strive to become more rectangular, more black and [...]
November 1, 2019
Google Pixel 4 XL review: With Jedi-style motion-controls and astrophotography, the new Android superstar is out of this world
Google Pixel 4 XL review: With Jedi-style motion-controls and astrophotography, the new Android superstar is out of this world
The fourth generation Pixel phone is the prettiest object Google has ever created. Whereas Apple has gone rogue with the [...]
November 1, 2019
Gemini Man review: A technical tour de force, but a mediocre action movie
Gemini Man review: 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
Joker review: Joaquin Phoenix carries this supervillain's dark origin story through its own dopey social commentary
Joker review: Joaquin Phoenix carries this supervillain's dark origin story through its own 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
Nintendo Switch Lite review: The quirky hybrid has become a conventional handheld
Nintendo Switch Lite review: The quirky hybrid has become a conventional handheld
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
Super Soco TC Max review: A stylish and speedy electric moped with classic 60s swagger
Super Soco TC Max review: A stylish and speedy electric moped with classic 60s swagger
Electric motorcycles are about as close to real life Tron as you can get without tying an orange bed sheet [...]
October 2, 2019
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ review: The best stylus-driven phone you can shake a stick at
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ review: The best stylus-driven phone you can shake a stick at
Samsung’s Note series has traditionally offered performance-obsessed customers the most powerful phones it’s possible to buy. If a flying saucer [...]
October 2, 2019
The Vintage Hotel & Spa, Lisbon review: A slice of mid-century modern luxury living in the heart of Portugal's capital
The Vintage Hotel & Spa, Lisbon review: A slice of mid-century modern luxury living in the heart of Portugal's capital
The five star Vintage Hotel & Spa in Lisbon underwent a dramatic renovation earlier in the year, and has emerged [...]
October 2, 2019
From sunken sculptures to rusting Soviet planes, Grenada is an island brimming with mystery
From sunken sculptures to rusting Soviet planes, Grenada is an island brimming with mystery
There’s a human silhouette looming out of the depths. The waves above have churned up the sand below, and now [...]
October 2, 2019
FuroSystems Furo X review: A slick and stylish carbon fibre electric folding bike with buckets of power
FuroSystems Furo X review: A slick and stylish carbon fibre electric folding bike with buckets of power
It took a short while for them to find one another, but now that they’re together, electric bikes and folding [...]
October 1, 2019