Review Round Up: Mission: Impossible -Fallout

Tom Cruise returns to the role of Ethan Hunt for this latest Mission Impossible film directed by Christopher McQuarrie. But does it win over the critics?  The Guardian: *** “Over two-and-a-half hours, you get a lot of deafening bangs for your buck, and the tourist location stunts are impressive – but there isn’t as much… Read More

REVIEW: The Greatest Showman

Michael Gracey’s film on the life P.T. Barnum might have taken a while to reach the screens – but it has more than proven worth the wait.  It is so heartening to see the return of musicals to the big screen and what is more a musical with original music and a story based on… Read More

Review Round Up: The Greatest Showman

Hugh Jackman stars as P.T. Barnum in Michael Gracey’s  film about the showman. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… Empire: *** “It races along at a breakneck pace and occasionally stumbles into mawkishness, but is carried along by Hugh Jackman’s total commitment and some appallingly catchy songs.” Variety:  “The numbers in “The Greatest Showman” have… Read More

Review Round Up: The Girl on the Train

Does this big screen adaptation of Paula Hawkins’s best selling thriller starring Emily Blunt impress critics?  The Guardian: ** “Fans of Paula Hawkins’s thriller might find themselves sticking to the book.” The Daily Mail: *** “In other words, it’s a contrived and complex film with nobody to root for.” Variety:  “It delivers a sense of… Read More

CD Review: Lady Sings the Blues, Rebecca Ferguson

There seems to be a rise in the number of artists that want to cover some of the best songs that were recorded originally by artists who are a major part of music history. This time it is the turn of Rebecca Ferguson who for her latest album has recorded a collection of songs associated… Read More