Tag archive for ‘Review’
By admin On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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The Leisure Seeker review: Often obvious, but star power saves this poignant film

HELEN Mirren and Donald Sutherland gently rage against the dying of the light in The Leisure Seeker, a sentimental road movie that tugs vigorously at the heartstrings. Daily Express :: Films Feed  More...

By admin On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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From A Low and Quiet Sea review: Donal Ryan’s latest novel is empathetic and angry

THE fourth novel from Donal Ryan, the award-winning author of The Spinning Heart and The Thing About December, explores heartache and loss in two starkly different settings: war-torn Syria and small-town Ireland. Daily More...

By admin On Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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Never Greener review: Debut from Gavin and Stacey’s Ruth Jones is a raunchy bonkbuster

IT is 1985 and Kate Andrews is a 22-year-old aspiring actress, doing shifts in an Edinburgh pub to stay afloat financially. There she meets married teacher Callum MacGregor, 17 years her senior. Daily Express :: More...

By admin On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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REVIEW: Love, Sex & Other Foreign Policy Goals by Jesse Armstrong

JESSE ARMSTRONG is the co-creator of Peep Show, the scabrous, brilliant TV sitcom that made glorious comedy out of the childishness of the average young male. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Kit De Waal’s The Trick to Time review: A sprawling narrative covering difficult subjects

MONA will soon turn 60. She lives alone by the sea and runs a shop selling beautiful handcrafted dolls. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Hetty’s Farmhouse Bakery review: fabulous characters with a sense of community

CATHY BRAMLEY excels in creating relatable, realistic and lovable characters. Hetty’s Farmhouse Bakery tells the tale of Hetty and her husband Dan who have been together since they were teenagers. Daily Express More...

By admin On Saturday, March 31st, 2018
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Unmasked: A Memoir book review: Memoir offers a glimpse into the man and the music

WHEN you are old, you fill blank days by doing pointless things such as writing biographies, writes Andrew Lloyd Webber early in his memoir. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
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The Murder Gang review: A look at Fleet Street’s crime writers’ finest characters

NEIL ROOT is an established true crime historian with excellent books about how the tabloid press turned three evil serial killers into celebrities and the disappearance of chef Claudia Lawrence under his belt. Daily More...

By admin On Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Tomb Raider review: A very forgettable reboot of a video game movie

WHY ARE they still making films based on video games? Has nobody learned from Kylie Minogue’s Street Fighter, Bob Hoskins’s Super Mario Bros or Michael Fassbender’s Assassin’s Creed? Daily Express :: Films More...

By admin On Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Bookworm review: Lucy Mangan looks back at the books that inspired a lifelong love

Revisit your childhood reads Lucy Mangan reflects on the books that nurtured her lifelong love of reading. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...