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Tyrannosaur (2011) is director Paddy Considine’s first feature-length film, and is inspired by the goings-on on his Midlands council estate during his youth. You can get the film on… 272 more words
Jaime Pond


I love it when I find something that surprises me by exceeding expectations.

It doesn’t happen often enough. Most of the time, when watching a television show, going to movies, reading a book, or trying a new restaurant or drink, my expectations have been set up to expect something pretty damn good. 245 more words

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Macbeth (2015)

A brave and respected Scottish nobleman is confronted by a trio of soothsayers who predict he will become king, leading to a crisis of conscience and murder. 166 more words


The Ferryman, at the Royal Court Theatre (review)

It’s a daunting prospect, trying to encapsulate in a few hundred words why I am giving my first five star review to The Ferryman.  On the pedigree of Jez Butterworth, Sam Mendes and Paddy Considine in his stage debut, it had sold out long before it began its run at the Royal Court, and a transfer to the West End secured. 507 more words


i, zombie

///- worth a look even if you’re sick to death of zombies, as I was

Review - The Ferryman - Royal Court (transferring to the Gielgud Theater)

There is nothing like having the curtains rise and feeling this wave of emotion rolling off of the stage before even one word of a play has been said. 849 more words

The Ferryman at the Royal Court Theatre review *****

The Ferryman

Royal Court Theatre, 11th May 2017

Right then. For once the tourist finds himself not seeing a performance near the end of the run, casting off his usual workshy approach to blog posting and sufficiently motivated to rave about something. 462 more words