Author: adambowie

Books

The Night Fire by Michael Connelly

As sure as night follows day, there’s a new Michael Connelly each autumn, and this time around we get a novel that features his three...

Books

All the Rage by Cara Hunter

There has been a brutal attack on a girl in Oxford. She was fortunate that the attacker was scared off by a passing police car, but the...

Media, TV

HBO Max in the UK… Or Not

Yesterday AT&T held an event called WarnerMedia Day that largely detailed the launch plans for their new streaming service HBO Max,...

Media, TV

Further Apple TV+ Thoughts

This Friday Apple TV+ launches globally. In the UK, the PR launch is already well underway. Stars from some of the first tranche of Apple...

Audio, Radio

RAJAR Q3 2019

This post is brought to you in association with RALF from DP Software and Services. I’ve used RALF for the many years, and it’s...

Books

Super Pumped

As I write this, WeWork, the office sharing business, has just been taken over by its primary backer Softbank, themselves having invested...

Cycling, Photography

UCI World Championships – Harrogate 2019

With the first home cycling World Championships since they were at Goodwood in 1982 (which very much predates my interest in cycling), I...

Sport, TV

Amazon Prime Premier League Fixtures – Redux

I’ve repeatedly tried to explain why the Premier League was foolish to package rights to every fixture across two of their Match Days...

Films

Final Thoughts on the 2019 London Film Festival

Every year for the London Film Festival, I either see a whole load of films, or I basically don’t see any at all. This year was in the...

Films

LFF: The Irishman

I saw The Irishman at one of the satellite screenings that the BFI has tended to organise for the closing film. I didn’t come...