Posts on this site in the 'Entertainment' taxonomy, ordered by date
A review of The Eternals, which is the follow-up to the Avengers from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Mediocre at best.
Don't Look Up is too close to the truth for comfort. It's a parody that reflects many of society's ills.
Movie dialogue can often be so quiet it's unintelligible. There are a number of reasons why that's the case.
The fastest way Chanel 4 can restore their accessibility services is to write them from scratch. Eh? What?
A review of Great White, which is yet another pointless movie in the overcrowded genre of shark attack films.
A review of Wonder Woman 1984, starring Gal Gadot. I thought this movie was fairly bad.
A short review of Titans from DC Comics, which follows the exploits of Dick Grayson (AKA Robin) in his post-Batman days.
A review of Star Trek: Discovery, which is the most recent addition to the Star Trek universe.
Netflix, Amazon Prime and other streaming platforms are the future of television, but they haven't quite rid themselves of stone-age practices.
There is a rumour that No Time To Die might be released on Apple TV or Netflix as coronavirus keeps cinemas shut.
A review of Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), a 2020 offering from the DC Studios.
Tekashi 6ix9ine gets released from jail but can still punish us.
BT has announced a new range of so-called 'flexible' TV packages but you still have to sign up for 24 months.
Why the hell do televisions need to be licenced? They're not dangerous. Also, was an MP banged over a wheelie bin?
A review of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, the latest film from Quentin Tarantino.
A review of seasons 1-3 of Stranger Things, the fantasy-horror thriller from Netflix.
A review of In The Tall Grass, a 2019 horror drama based on a novella by Stephen King.
Marvel vs DC rivalry. Marvel is better, obviously, but fans should let the rivalry go.
For no useful reason I wanted to see if I could connect Steve Harley to Camila Cabello. It turns out I could.
My own take on Avengers: Endgame, the finale of Phase 1 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
A brief assessment of Parallel Lines by Blondie, which I think is an excellent album.
Taylor Swift to punish our eardrums. She's going to receord her old hits.
The puzzling issue of the Brexit backstop, and the even more puzzling issue of The Rock's acting.
A review of Bird Box, a 2018 horror drama starring Sandra Bullock and directed by Susanne Bier.
The song No Goverment by Anti-Pasti, which I only remembered because someone ordered an antipasti pizza.
A review of Serpent, a 2017 South African film starring Tom Ainsley and Sarah Dumont, directed by Amanda Evans.
Chris Sievey was Frank Sidebottom and, sadly, more people remember him for that than his band, The Freshies.
A review of The Girl in the Spider's web, another Millennium sequel starring Claire Foy as Stieg Larsson's Lisbeth Salander.
A review of Equalizer 2 in which Denzel Washington reprises his roll as action hero Robert McCall.
A review of 'Mandy', a psychedelic horror movie starring Nicholas Cage and Andrea Riseborough.
A review of 'Hunter Killer', a submarine-based moview starring Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman. Distinctly average is my verdict.
5 truly dreadful songs from the 60s and 70s, at least in my opinion. Presented here with YouTube clips to back up my arguments.
Love Island, Strictly, X-Factor, Big Brother, Keeping Up with the Kardashians and similar. Why are we constantly plagued by this nonsense on television?
Brief reviews of five fiction books I've read in 2018. Authors are Karin Slaughter, Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, Matt Haig and Gail Honeyman.
Ten punk songs (with YouTube links), mainly from the late 70s and early 80s. Includes songs by Wire, X-Ray Spex, The Only Ones, Crass and others.
A fantastic live version of David Bowie's 'Rebel Rebel' and an overview of my music tastes, which are quite wide and varied these days.
A review of the Fast and The Furious 8 (The Fate of The Furious), which in my opinion is a film without any redeeming features.