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"I need more wine for this..." Bakkhai (Almeida Theatre) Review

Ben Wishaw brings undeniable stage presence to this lyrical revival of Bakkhai but your level of enjoyment will depend on your love of the ol’ Greek classics. 527 more words



The Almeida Greeks season goes from strength to strength with this second revelatory and intelligent production of Euripides last play, in a version by Anne Carson. 327 more words


The Bakkhai - The Almeida, July 23 2015 8pm

The short: anyone expecting “the Ben Whishaw show” may be disappointed – (it’s not his show, it’s the ensemble’s – but he is good,) in this new, largely faithful version of Euripides’ classic. 1,307 more words


Quick Peek: The 2nd Spectre Trailer (and Featurette)

Sometime around 8am in London, the 2nd trailer for Sam Mendes “Spectre” was released. The 24th film in the Bond Franchise, this one is a little similar to the Skyfall trailer in that Bond (Daniel Craig) is perhaps on the run again or is at least trying to cover his tracks. 350 more words

Second Breakfast: So, I Finally Saw 'Paddington'

I have just completed a pretty long journey. Granted, it would have been much shorter if I hadn’t started out by heading two and a half thousand miles in the opposite direction of my final destination, but what are you going to do? 713 more words

Movie Review


Just what the doctor ordered. I was a little under-the-weather a few days ago, and while vegetating on the family room sofa, I scheduled a family watch of director Paul King’s “Paddington” on our big screen. 301 more words