May, 2014

Film Review: A Million Ways to Die in the West

A Million Ways to Die in the West arrives based on the surely bogus proposition the movie-going public has any interest in Family Guy and Ted creator Seth MacFarlane as a live-action leading man, rather than just providing the voices for his animated babies.

Car Review: Hyundai i10

The new Hyundai i10 city car has a hard act to follow. For, its predecessor catapulted the South Korean company into the top ten best-sellers list for the first time. The

Film Review: Made In America

In the opening moments of ‘Made In America’ (2014) I thought I was watching the wrong movie. Was I watching Shane Meadows ‘Made In Stone’ which also has an emotive slow motion crowd shot with a voice over.

In Secret - Movie Review 2014

Film Review: In Secret

For his feature debut, Charlie Stratton has taken on ‘Therese Racquin’, Émile Zola’s 1867 melodramatic novel. Abandoned with her aunt (Jessica Lange) as a child, Therese (Elizabeth Olsen) becomes something of a nurse maid to her sickly cousin, Camille (Tom Felton).

Introducing – Goldbloc

Goldbloc are a two-piece outfit, no stranger to the two aforementioned platforms. Their track ‘Days Are Dreaming’ shot up the Hype Machine chart like nobody’s business…

Car Review: Peugeot RCZ-R

The RCZ-R has the same basic 1.6-litre turbo engine as you will find in a 208 GTI, only for the RCZ-R, it has been tuned to produce a stunning 267 bhp and 243 lb /ft of torque.

Film Review: The Two Faces of January

The basic tenet of ‘The Two Faces Of January’ 2014 directed by first time director Hossein Amini (however he wrote Drive amongst many others), is of a luxurious American couple in the guise of ‘business’ man Chester MacFarland (Viggo Mortenson) and his younger wife Colette (Kirsten Dunst, Spider-Man) on vacation in 1962 Athens, Greece.

Sponsored Feature: What’s Your Goal?

While the current England squad enter this years World Cup without the usual intense pressure to reach the final, the soccer action is certain to sizzle under a carnival atmosphere and South American sun.

Review: Coldplay – Ghost Stories

Written post-Paltrow split Ghosts Stories is a concept album that tells the story of someone going through a dramatic and sudden breakup, with the narrative following the man’s various emotional states leading up to his eventual acceptance of the situation.

Seat Leon ST FR

Car Review: SEAT Leon ST FR 2.0 TDI

Like the French and Italians, the Spanish know a thing or two about looking good – and that extends to their cars. The latest case in point is the SEAT Leon ST, an estate with a sporting demeanour and a purposeful, crisp look.

Amen Dunes – LOVE

LOVE is deceptively simple, on the surface it appears to be little more than a fragile- cracking voice over a couple of instruments for 50 minutes, which I suppose it is, but there are so many under-lying details hidden, it takes a few listens to really appreciate and understand sufficiently.