Review: The Cripple of Inishmaan

The Cripple of Inishmaan, Noel Coward Theatre Director: Michael Grandage Author: Martin McDonagh Key Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Ingrid Craigie, Gillian Hannah, a whole bunch of Irish people A fair warning to all readers: my expectations for this were ridiculously high, which is probably reflected in the mediocre rating I gave the production. Secondly, I managed…Read more Review: The Cripple of Inishmaan

Advertisements

Restaurant Review – Abeno, Museum Street

Summed up a in sentence:  There's more to Japanese food than just sushi, aight? Pass me that spatula. A stone's throw away from the British Museum  and right down the road from Tottenham Court Road station, sits this tiny gem of a Japanese restaurant - Abeno. Abeno is no ordinary Japanese restaurant - unlike most,…Read more Restaurant Review – Abeno, Museum Street

The Hummingbird Bakery – mini Review

Before y'all bust a nut over how shit I've been at posting, keep this in mind - I am about to talk about cupcakes. Yeah, you heard correctly; this shit just got real. Like 'Bruce Willis in Die Hard' real. Ok, so for some reason there's this extreme, over-played, ERMAHGERD obsession with cutesy, pink cupcakes…Read more The Hummingbird Bakery – mini Review

Review: Les Miserables

Director: Cameron Mackintosh Author: Victor Hugo Key Cast: David Shannon, Hadley Fraser, Caroline Sheen, Lisa-Anne Wood Rating: 4 stars Having spent so long sniffing out the coveted 'hidden' and the 'alternative' London spots and attractions, I had almost forgotten about the staple must-sees of our beautiful (and currently festively clad) metropolitan. Les Miserables celebrated its…Read more Review: Les Miserables

Review: The Awakening

Director: Nick Murphy Screenplay: Stephen Volk, Nick Murphy Key Cast: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton Rating: 2 stars I have a very masochistic relationship with horror films. Although I don’t enjoy watching them, I often force myself to step into that poorly-lit room, and subject myself to the terrorizing and emotionally scaring two hours…Read more Review: The Awakening

Review: This Means War

Director: McG Screenplay: Timothy Dowling, Marcus Gautesen Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Tom Hardy, Chelsea Hadler Rating: 3 stars I'm going to be honest with you; I'm a sucker for Reese Witherspoon rom-coms. From the tacky outfits in Legally Blonde and nausiating one liners in Sweet Home Alabama, to Just Like Heaven's uplifting music score, any…Read more Review: This Means War

Review: The Guard

Director: John Michael McDonagh Screenplay: John Michael McDonagh Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Mark Strong Rating: 4 stars For anyone who enjoyed the Irish black comedy that was In Bruges, The Guard is its very gobby, twisted yet hilarious younger sibling. Directed and written by John Michael McDonagh, brother of In Bruges director Martin McDonagh,…Read more Review: The Guard

Breaking Down in Breaking Dawn – Twilight Saga: Part 4

An edited version of the following piece was published in Issue 758 of the LSESU newspaper, The Beaver and was co-written with my friend, and partner-in-crime, IS. Director: Bill Condon Screenplay: Melissa Rosenberg, Stephanie Meyer Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner Rating: 2 stars Team Edward - by IS First of all, a disclaimer:…Read more Breaking Down in Breaking Dawn – Twilight Saga: Part 4

Review: The Ides of March

Director: George Clooney Screenplay: George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon Key cast: George Clooney, Ryan Gosling, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Evan Rachel Wood Rating: 4 stars Whilst telling the story of a Democratic primary, George Clooney’s adaptation of Beau Willimon’s play, Farragut North, shows us the cruel reality of a political race. With the…Read more Review: The Ides of March

Review: Crazy for You

                    Crazy For You, Novello Theatre Director: Timothy Sheader Author: Ken Ludwig Key Cast: David Burt, Sean Palmer, Clare Foster, Kim Medcalf and Michael McKell Rating: 2 stars     After much anticipation Crazy for You has finally arrived at the West End, having moved from…Read more Review: Crazy for You