Film Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Spoiler free review - 4 out of 5 stars First of all, the missing star is down to my personal view on what happened to one particular character at the end of the film and the casting of another. I can’t discuss my problems with the ending without including a boat load of spoilers so … Continue reading Film Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Theatre Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I and II at the Palace Theatre.

4 out of 5 stars Bringing Harry Potter to the stage is an epic undertaking and I am happy to report that the staging and cast exceed expectations and have created an outstanding production. The magic is magical (there were more than a few moments when I could not work out how they had performed … Continue reading Theatre Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I and II at the Palace Theatre.

Theatre Review: No Man’s Land at the Wyndham Theatre

4 out of 5 stars I will say up front that I left the theatre utterly confused about what the point of the play was, thus I have only given it 4 stars overall. I had absolutely no problem understanding what was happening on the stage but what I couldn’t grasp was why I was … Continue reading Theatre Review: No Man’s Land at the Wyndham Theatre

Film Review: Doctor Strange

Synopsis from Marvel: Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) is a brilliant yet arrogant neurosurgeon whose life is turned upside down when he barely survives a devastating car accident. Embarking on a journey of self-discovery, he travels to the Far East where he becomes the protégé of the mysterious Ancient One (Tilda Swinton). A mystical being … Continue reading Film Review: Doctor Strange

Book Review: Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer

Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer (Book 1) by Rick Riordan My rating: 4 of 5 stars Having done the Greek Gods and the Egyptian Gods, Rick Riordan has now turned his attention to Norse Gods. The pattern is pretty much the same as with Percy Jackson - loner teen boy who doesn't know … Continue reading Book Review: Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer