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Annoying cinema idiots: I blame the parents. And the kids.

Today MWG and I went to see Jurassic World (review to follow), and while the new Premiere cinema is quite nice (reclining seats!) and the movie ticked a lot of boxes the whole experience was slightly ruined by other members of the audience. 720 more words


Chord changes that make your knees weep

Thank you to Simon Mayo for playing something approximating to this version a few months ago. It was certainly strong on piano and started slow. So when I searched on youtube I looked out for the word piano. 18 more words


Itch by Simon Mayo

Genre: YA, Science-Fiction, Adventure
Rating: 2/10

I gained this book through FirstReads.

First things first…why would you call your child Itchingham?

Where to begin…there are going to be a lot of downsides to this book as it’s really REALLY slow and took me over a month to read which really disappointed me as the books on my shelfs are literally crying at me to read them. 137 more words


Watch: Far From The Madding Crowd - Mark Kermode Review

Mark Kermode reviews the latest adaptation of Far From The Madding Crowd starring Carey Mulligan and Michael Sheen.

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Watch: The Falling - Mark Kermode Review

Mark Kermode reviews The Falling starring Game Of Thrones’ Maisie Williams.

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Watch: Avengers: Age Of Ultron - Mark Kermode Review

Mark Kermode reviews Age Of Ultron which he clearly didn’t love as much as I did.

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Listen: Russell Crowe Interviewed About The Water Diviner

The BBC’s Simon Mayo interviews Russell Crowe about his directorial debut, The Water Diviner. Who’d have guessed he’d be a demanding director?

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