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Films

LFF: Official Secrets

Official Secrets could easily be paired with The Report, in that it tells the true...

Films

LFF: Earthquake Bird

The Earthquake Bird of this film’s title is said to be the bird sound you...

Films

LFF: Uncut Gems

The London Film Festival has a tradition of showing a surprise film each year. They...

Films

LFF: Luce

Luce is a really interesting piece. Luce (Kevin Harrison Jr) is a High...

Films

LFF: The Report

The Report is a film that tells the story of how Daniel J Jones and the US Senate...

Films

LFF: The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse feels like it’s one of the more important films in the London Film...

Films

Joker

Breaking up the run of London Film Festival titles, Joker is a new film from...

Films

LFF: To The Ends Of The Earth

To The Ends Of The Earth is a delightful little film...

Films

LFF: The Climb

OK – I confess that I bought tickets for the The Climb on the...

Films

LFF: Seberg

Note: The next few entries will be devoted to the recent London Film Festival. Normal...

Films, Internet

Flixster Transition to Google Play

A few weeks back I noted that Flixster would be closing soon and had written to me to say...

Technology

The Pricing of Apple TV+

Apple has announced that it’s upcoming TV service will cost £4.99 in the UK (and...

Technology

News Twitter Feeds and Inky WHAT E-Ink Display

For some time now, I’d been meaning to create a little display that shows me the...

Technology

Powerbeats Pro Review: with an Android Phone

TL;DR Excellent sounding and superb fit; but some significant connectivity and...

Books

Confessions of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell

One of the funniest books I read last year was The Diary of a Bookseller, which in diary...

Books

Swag by Elmore Leonard

I’ve recently begun a rewatch of perhaps the best TV adaptation of Elmore Leonard...

Books

Rosewater by Tade Thompson

It’s always good to keep up with the Clarke Award, Britain’s premier SF award...

Books

Hello World by Hannah Fry

Having previously read and very much enjoyed (if that’s the right phrase) Cathy...

Books

Waterland by Graham Swift

Earlier this year, I was cycling through Fen Drayton, the Cambridgeshire nature reserve,...

Books

Crudo by Olivia Laing

Note: I’m a little behind on some of my book reviews, so there here follows a big...

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