‘Classic tale of woman on the edge of a nervous breakdown’
Author: Rod Dungate
It’s a Wonderful Life by Jake Heggie; Libretto by Gene Scheer 4**** English National Opera, The Coliseum, London WC2 to 10 December 2022. Clare Colvin.
Heart-warming sentiment on the side of the angels in opera adaptation of classic Christmas film.
Pantomime of earthly delights in Handel’s late baroque extravaganza
The Yeomen of the Guard by W.S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan The Coliseum, London WC2 3*** Clare Colvin
Lively performances by beleaguered ENO with a topsy-turvy mingling of “serious” and comic
A masterclass of acting and harrowing.
Sober triumphs for world war Aida Sober triumphs for World War Aida.
A beautiful tribute to the King of Rock N roll.
Doctor Strange in the multiverse of madness (2022), Dir Sam Raimi, Platform: Cinema, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures: 4****: Dana Archer
Doctor Strange in the multiverse of madness reviewed by Dana Archer Director- Sam Raimi Run time – 126 minutes Platform- Cinema Certificate- 12A Starring – Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Chiwetel Ejiforor, Benedict Wong, Xochitl Gomez and Rachel Mcadams Rating **** *SPOILER FREE REVIEW* The latest instalment in the Marvel Cinematic universe. This is a challenging film and one that changes the perception of a marvel movie. Borrowing heavily from classic horror conventions to create some of the most effective sequences of gothic …
This film has no redeeming qualities.
The Butterfly Room (2012), Dir Gionata Zarontonello, Platform : Horror Channel / Horror Bites *****: Dana Archer
well made...quite unsettling viewing
An interesting and unique film.
a victim of poor editing and amateur writing
Enjoyable, exhilarating and well written remake.
A straight to DVD horror that does exactly what is says on the tin.
‘I can take the smallest thing / and help you sing with joy.’
Award season beckons this film
This film is a love letter to musical theatre