A bit like a dark Santa Claus(aws), Tim Burton arrives every so often, bearing what you hope is the wonderful treat you’ve been waiting all year for. And just like Christmas’s that we’ve all had at some stage, they can be sometimes a bit of a disappointment.
The comedy is un-apologetically politically un-correct, but it’s also touching and moving, and at times, genuinely sad. You start to forget it’s a CGI bear that you’re watching, acting.
Nolan completely (and very successfully) rebuilt the Batman franchise into the titan it is today. I just wish he could have also invented a few words to go along with it, to help us describe just how epic and truly awesome this all is. I’m starting to believe that quite a few notches above the word ‘epic’ lies the word ‘Nolan’. The Dark Knight Rises is Nolan!
My first experience of Opera opening its arms was watching a production of La Boheme in the Cock Tavern, a pub in Kilburn that once answered “red or white” when my mum asked what wine they had.
I grew up with The HitchHikers Guide To The Galaxy. I remember listening to the radio series in primary school over and over and I read the book continuously quoting from it continually as a kid, adoring it completely.
With the release of the latest Marvel Comic adaptation, ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ on 3 July 2012, over-enthusiastic fashionistas may very well dare to wear the red and blue unitard and emulate Spiderman’s spandexy style. For the rest of us, this is not necessary because comic book fashion is already seeping into the mainstream.
In a great deal of superhero movies, evolution is everything, and Marc Webb’s ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ is a higher state of being, and a brilliant addition on this the 50th anniversary of Spidey’s birth.
The Fringe is is an exclusive pop-up members club that is opening for 51 days during the Olympic Games. We sent Ray down to have a look and taste (and drink).
Highlights from the show include a classic 350 GT, a Countach 25th Anniversary Edition) and a Miura P 400 SV. Not forgetting the slightly more modern Aventador LP700-4, and a very nice Lamborghini Gallardo.
The story begins with Sherrie (Julianne Hough) on her first night in LA to begin a career as a singer, after stepping off the bus she meets Drew (Diego Boneta), also a singer, working in the famous Bourbon Bar in Hollywood, a vibrant, extravagant and notorious music venue and club.
Win a pair of weekend camping tickets to Wayne Hemingway’s Vintage Festival this summer. The festival celebrates the ‘Best of British’ culture for one…
Regents Park gem, nestled away in the inner circle behind the boating lakes, bandstands and the siege of herons lining up like guardsman, is the historical Open Air Theatre, whose original airing was in 1932. Suddenly a twinkling of fairy lights appears and you feel like your entering something private and magical.
It’s been over 30 years since Cassandra Peterson first put on the shock horror punk make-up, gothic clothing and long black wig to become the legendary Elvira: Mistress of the Dark. Her army of fans span the globe, and generations of single teenage boys have grown up admiring her ample talents.
Kapow! is such a wonderfully embracing/encouraging environment where the guests speakers are often meeting people who in turn inspired them in their youth. Access to some of the worlds greatest artists was readily available, and there were many portfolios being nervously examined throughout the venue.