Tag archive for ‘reviews’
By On Friday, October 14th, 2016
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Film reviews: Inferno, American Honey and Storks

THE end is nigh in Inferno. A bonkers billionaire has devised his own solution to global overpopulation and it involves unleashing a deadly virus that could wipe out half of the human race. Daily Express :: Films More...

By On Sunday, October 9th, 2016
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Life interrupted: Book reviews

POST-Brexit lives and The Tempest re-imagined. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By On Sunday, October 9th, 2016
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The Girl On The Train, My Scientology Movie and Blood Father: Film reviews

EMILY Blunt flies the flag for Britain in the Hollywood adaptation of Paula Hawkins’s bestseller The Girl On The Train, which transplants the action from the UK to America: instead of a tedious commute into London’s More...

By On Saturday, October 8th, 2016
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Answering for a tortured past: Book reviews

ANYONE who has ever wondered about the roots of Jeremy Paxman’s antiestablishment bent will find a number of clues in this eye-opening autobiography. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By On Friday, October 7th, 2016
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Film reviews: The Girl On The Train, War On Everyone and Blood Father

I HAVE never read Paula Hawkins’ novel The Girl On The Train. There can’t be many of us because the book has been a bestseller all around the world. Daily Express :: Films Feed  More...

By On Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
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Autobiographies, creative activity books and many more: Reviews

THE colourful lives of a top politician and actor. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By On Sunday, October 2nd, 2016
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Album reviews: Deacon Blue, Van Morrison, The Shires and many more

RICKY Ross and co may for ever be defined by Real Gone Kid and Believers has plenty of similarly uplifting moments here – most notably the urgent and beautiful Gone. Daily Express :: Music Feed  More...

By On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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Film reviews: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children and Amanda Knox

IF you look up the word “ghoulish” in the dictionary you will probably find a picture of Tim Burton. He is the master of the macabre, the godfather of the Gothic, forever inviting us into dream-like worlds More...

By On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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A Dangerous Innocence, Timekeepers and many more: Book reviews

ELIZABETH Jane Howard had a difficult childhood. Her mother was remote and critical while she was sexually abused by her father and this left Jane “a bottomless pit of neediness”. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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Film reviews: The Girl With All The Gifts, De Palma and The Magnificent Seven

GLENN Close in a British zombie movie shot in Birmingham? That’s not a description you hear every day but yes, in The Girl With All The Gifts the Oscar and Emmy-winning Hollywood actress battles the undead in More...