My Favourite Films #35: Lethal Weapon 2

This movie means a lot to me, partly because I've watched it repeatedly and also because it's one of the few movies that has made me cry as an adult. In my defence, it was just after Valentine's Day, I was single and I'd been drinking. Picking up where the first movie left off with … Continue reading My Favourite Films #35: Lethal Weapon 2

The Geek Awakens

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. I think I may be shamed soon. Why? Because despite my reservations I can already feel the distant drums of geeky excitement in my head, and all because of less than a minute and a half of footage. Yes, I watched the trailer … Continue reading The Geek Awakens

Movie Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Warning! Here be spoilers. I'm still not entirely convinced they needed to make this into three movies, but credit to Peter Jackson for making another exciting and charming fantasy movies. Picking up from where the last movie left off, we find hobbit Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) still traveling with the wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and … Continue reading Movie Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Gig Review: Journey, Whitesnake and Thunder at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

  I headed to Cardiff yesterday with hopes of plenty of hope for plenty of fist in the air, no-nonsense classic rock and for the most part it didn't dissappoint. I'd queued up with my sister, noticing that for a change I was in the younger section of the audience at a gig and surrounded … Continue reading Gig Review: Journey, Whitesnake and Thunder at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff