Review

Review – Last Christmas

This will be a quick one because it’s Christmas and it’s a Christmas film.  No spoilers and this will be a Star Wars (whatever the new one is called) free space.  Doh! Last Christmas stars the hugely talented and charismatic Emilia Clarke.  Here she plays 26-year-old Kate (Katerena) who is trying to navigate her life...

Review – Shrill

Shrill landed on BBC iPlayer this week.  Straight from America – if you think straight is nine months – Shrill tells the tale of Annie Easton.  Played by Aidy Bryant, Annie is an overweight writer (I can’t imagine why this would appeal to me), just trying to get on with life in this comedy series....

Review – The Marvelous Mrs Maisel

This review is based on Season 3 of the series which landed on Amazon Prime on 6th December 2019. It starts with our marvelous protagonist Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) arriving at a USO show.  Her first gig ahead of touring with Shy Baldwin, a famous soul singer.  She is his opener but so excited by...

Review – The Hustle

I watched The Hustle on Amazon Prime.  A complete bargain as it’s to rent for £1.99.   If you don’t know, it is a remake of the film The Dirty Rotten Scoundrels which starred Michael Caine and Steve Martin (which in itself is a remake of a 1964 movie Bedtime Story).  Full disclosure, I have seen...