The Phantom of the Open

Us Brits love an underdog, a downtrodden, a dreamer, a loser. Most of our comedy movies are about those unsung heroes who are willing to sacrifice everything they have for their ambitions, even if they aren’t the best. Think Eddie The Eagle, the ski-jumper who came last. He became a national hero. Then there is…

The Duke

Director: Roger Mitchell Starring: Jim Broadbent, Helen Mirren, Fionn Whitehead, Anna Maxwell Martin, Matthew Goode, Aimee Kelly, Jack Bandeira, Sian Clifford Written by: Richard Bean and Clive Coleman Running Time: 96 mins Cert: 12A release date: 25th February 2022 It was with great sadness that director Roger Mitchell passed away last September. You may not…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 19th September 2021

This week we had a cabinet shuffle but we won’t be shuffling anything here. Jhe best of this week’s TV movies and on streaming services. Stay safe, look after yourself and have a great week. AMAZON PRIME EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE (12) Starring: Max Harwood, Sarah Lancashire, Lauren Patel, Richard E, Grant Biopic, Comedy, Drama,…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 12th September 2021

A week of ups and down with the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the whole tax fiasco in the UK parliament, the sad passing of Girls Aloud and the tennis sensation Emma Raducanu making history. What is this week going to bring? Well one thing is for certain, it will bring you these movies to enjoy…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 5th September 2021

The Paralympics are over! The schools are back! The nights are drawing in! What is there to look forward to? Christmas, I guess. That’s a long way off yet. In the meantime, have some movies to watch at home. Stay safe, look after yourself and have a great week. STREAMING AMAZON PRIME UNFORGIVEN (15) Starring:…

Reminiscence

Director: Lisa Joy Starring: Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Thandiwe Newton, Cliff Curtis, Marina de Tavira, Daniel Wu Written by: Lisa Joy Running Time: 116 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 20th August 2021 One thing that upsets me as a film fan is seeing a movie with so much potential, just never gelling. Reminiscence is one…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 22nd August 2021

This week sees the start of the Paralympics, which is always an amazing event. Channel 4 have the rights from Tuesday. If watching incredible people being awesome doesn’t tickle your fancy, then here are this week’s movies to use as an alternative. Stay safe, look after yourself and Good luck, Team GB! STREAMING AMAZON PRIME…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 15th August 2021

It’s been a very mixed week with tales of global warming getting worse, a country being taken over and other shocking acts of violence, so let’s just take our minds away from the news and watch a movie or two. Stay safe, look after yourself and have a great week. STREAMERS AMAZON PRIME DAWN OF…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 8th August 2021

After having a week away on the East Coast, and the Olympics over (until the Paralympics start in a few weeks time), we get a sense of normality in our lives and so here are this week’s recommendations for you. Stay safe, look after yourselves and have a great week. STREAMERS AMAZON PRIME THEATRE OF…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 25th July 2021

The Olympics are here so for two weeks we will be getting wall-to-wall sports across the BBC, which means if you are looking for film entertainment, then the other channels should do the job. Here are my picks for this week. Stay safe, look after yourself and have a great week, STREAMING AMAZON PRIME AMELIE…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 4th July 2021

It’s coming home! England are doing okay for once in the football, so spirits are high at the moment. We also have Wimbledon taking over the TV schedules and with the Olympics around the corner, all those not into sport are having a tough time. Thank goodness I’m here to point you to the alternatives…

TV and Streaming: Week Commencing 6th June 2021

With the weather being all unpredictable again and the news that holidays to far off countries are getting harder to achieve, how about just staying at home and watching a good movie or three. Here are this week’s collection for you to enjoy. Stay safe, look after yourself and have a great week! STREAMING AMAZON…