If 2011 was named ‘The Shitty Year Everyone Wanted Over’, and for the sake of this review I’m saying it was, then I’m dubbing 2012 ‘The Year They Didn’t Mess Up’. The Olympics went well, even if its legacy is one of column inches and golden post-boxes given to people who ran quite ‘fast’ (ignoring the existence of anything motorised up to and including lawnmowers) rather than human rights lawyers or campaigners across the world who risked their lives Continue reading
Christmas Film Review 2012 Half of my genes come from Jewish stock and the other from that group of Scottish people who were smart enough to both get jobs following the North Sea oil profits south of the border and … Continue reading
About three minutes in and I knew Sightseers (seen at where else? The Showroom Cinema) would be a film I’d like, here’s my running thought process at the time……..
‘Oh this is quite funny, good dialogue, nice characters, nothing too polished or rough, not too many arty shots, I’m digging this, oh it’s the Continue reading
Andrew’s Top 50 Albums of 2012 50 Miike Snow Happy to You As polished as you’d expect from a band who have written and produced for the likes of Kylie, Britney and Madonna, ‘Happy to You ‘ mixes Miike Snow’s … Continue reading
Brother Director: Takeshi Kitano (2000) Brother is a film by a true cinema icon……… Takeshi Kitano is the dude responsible for some of the best gangster/samurai films emanating from Japan in … Continue reading
Andrew’s Top 50 Albums of 2012 50 Miike Snow Happy to You As polished as you’d expect from a band who have written and produced for the likes of Kylie, Britney and Madonna, ‘Happy to You ‘ mixes Miike … Continue reading