Mary and The Witch’s Flower film review – Not quite the emotional heft of Studio Ghibli

The hand-drawn animation has survived; it features a misfit schoolgirl heroine and once again we are taken on a wildly imaginative trip to a beautifully-realised fantasy world. If there is a whiff of Potter in there, that’s because it is based on Mary Stewart’s 1971 children’s book The Little Broomstick. Mary (voiced in the English […]

Holding The Man – THEATRE REVIEW: True-life drama with emotional heft

You might already be familiar with Holding The Man: its source material, a memoir by Timothy Conigrave, was adapted for film in 2015, and this production of Tommy Murray’s play is not to be confused with the one that played at the Brockley Jack – just five miles from this Vauxhall studio – a few […]

Heavier Metal: 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Editions Add Heft to Prices

– Remember those Chevrolet commercials in which they dumped a Bobcat full of landscaping blocks into the beds of Silverado and Ford F-150 pickups? The point Chevrolet was trying to make is that steel is harder than aluminum. However, the folks at Ram studied a periodic table of their own. They searched for the elemental antithesis […]