February, 2014

Suzuki SX4 S-Cross 1.6 DDiS SZ5

Car Review: Suzuki SX4 S-Cross 1.6 DDiS SZ5

CHOICE … and lots of it. It’s one of the pillars of our burgeoning consumer society, and – if we’re in serious frame of mind – one of the underpinnings of the democracy we, pretty much unthinkingly, enjoy.

Only Lovers Left Alive OST

Yes, it’s weird, sparse and left-field, like a medieval Sonic Youth jam session, all plucking, candles and you can almost smell the incense.

The Book Thief - Film Review

Film Review: The Book Thief

The “book thief” in question is an illiterate girl, Liesel Meminger, whose life, like those of other ordinary Germans in 1939, is transformed by the power of words. It is “how” words are used that is important in this film.

Film review: The Monuments Men

IF EVER there were the right ingredients for making a great film, then The Monuments Men had it all: a unique story, a stellar cast, fantastic settings and a moral message.

Cosplayers UK - The Movie

Win: Cosplayers UK – The Movie on DVD

Short for ‘costume play’ Cosplay has becoming more and more popular in the UK. This documentary follows a selection of Cosplayers as they attend the UK MCM Expo.

Game Review: Broken Age

Gameplay wise, as I said, it’s your usual point-and-click adventure game. Fans of games like Discworld 2 will recognise the mechanics. Every puzzle requires a particular item to progress, or a certain action to trigger a chain reaction.

Film Review: Cuban Fury

Bruce’s journey from zero to hero, not to mention the mild tribulations and modest chuckles along the way, is by-the-numbers, save-the-cat, plot point-tastic in that strange way British films often seem to really pride themselves on – as if a pat on the head from Robert McKee is something to aspire to above all other worldly delights and heavenly pleasures.

ROCKY HEAVYWEIGHT COLLECTION ON BLU-RAY

Rocky -The Heavyweight Collection

Everyone knows the music to Rocky. In a couple of bars of it starting, waves of emotion sweep over you, and you know, against all the odds, maybe battered and bruised (metaphorically), you can take on the world.

Film Review: Her

Ours is a world over run with technology. On the train, or with friends around a dinner table, even in a nightclub, everyone is…

The Love Punch – Trailer

Hot on the heels of another middle-aged feel-good movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel comes The Love Punch.

Lamborghini Huracán

Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4

Meet the Lamborghini Huracán. The car, officially unveiled at next month’s Geneva Motor Show is powered by a new and improved 610-horsepower 5.2- litre V10 engine that will reach speeds of up to 325km/h and go from 0-100km/h (62mph) in 3.2 seconds. That is just about faster than any other car in its class.