Author: adambowie

Films

Thirteen Days

Spent yesterday afternoon convalescing with this Kevin Costner film. I missed it in the cinema and did mean to catch it since a trip to...

Sport

Tour de France

One of my favourite summer events is up and running again this year. I’m still annoyed at Channel 4’s jettisoning the event a...

Films

American Beauty

I must admit to having picked this up after reading something about the excellent new (to Channel 4 at least) series Six Feet Under. Both...

Films

The Contender

Spent yesterday afternoon watching this ahead of an enormously predictable British Grand Prix and very poor Mens’ Final at Wimbledon....

Films

Men In Black II

Not a bad little film, but nothing spectacular. I must admit that I haven’t seen the original since I saw it the first time at the...

Books

The Natural by Joe Klein

A concise book detailing the Clinton presidency by the author of Primary Colors. I must admit to having only really having read his novels,...

Films

The Sum of All Our Fears

The new Jack Ryan film seems to take a James Bond approach to the character, in that you can introduce a new actor into the role, and...

Films

Minority Report

Saw this on it’s UK opening night last night, and have got to say that I was quite impressed. I think that it’s possible that a...

Media

BBC to Run DTT

Well, no-one can really claim to be too surprised about the BBC/Crown Castle/BSkyB consortium winning. This is probably the best that can...

Sport

Brazil win the World Cup

Well they deserved to. They played the most impressive football of the tournament, and beat the stronger teams. Germany had way too easy a...