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Review: Come Home (BBC1)

After 19 years of marriage Greg’s wife Marie (Paula Malcomson) walks out on him and their three children with no explanation other than needing some space. From the outset it looks as though she wants no contact with her family, not even their five-year-old daughter. Eleven months on Greg – …

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Love, Simon, review – a heartfelt love story that deserves to be told

Love, Simon directed by Greg Berlanti, is the charming coming of age story that centres around Simon Spier, a smart, popular high school student. Based on the successful 2015 novel, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, the film introduces us to Simon, who is an ordinary guy… except that he …

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New TV comedy show “Derry Girls” takes the UK by storm

Review: Derry Girls 2018   It’s the fresh new comedy series that everyone has been talking about. When “Derry Girls” first hit our screens in early January 2018, no one could have predicted the success that was about to follow.   Brilliantly written and created by Lisa McGee, there is …

Music

Travis is a Tourist- Beforeugogo Review

        Travis is a Tourist- B e f o r e u g o g o                                                                                       Rating 7.5/10    Singer-songwriter Travis Gilbert has been strutting the Northern Irish music scene for some time now. Initially as the Colly Strings frontman and in more recent years under the Travis Is A Tourist guise. Indeed, Travis has spent quite some time as a tourist, …

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Review: Marvel’s Black Panther

He isn’t the Pink Panther’s evil cousin, he’s King of the African Nation of Wakanda and your new favourite superhero.  Sarah McKinley 21/03/18 Released 12th February, director Ryan Coogler’s exhilarating sci-fi is breaking box office records at… well… a record breaking rate! Chadwick Boseman stars as T’Challa, the Mandella-esque royal who returns to Wakanda as heir to the throne when his father dies. Wakanda is ancient and …

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Review: Wicked

  Currently one of London’s longest running productions in the West End, Wicked is an award-winning musical which continues to captivate audiences after over a decade in residency at the Apollo Victoria Theatre Wicked is a prequel to L. Frank Baum’s famous 1900 novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” and offers an …

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Marquez on the victory march in Argentina.

With the 2017 MotoGP season getting underway, Round 2 of the Championship took place this weekend at the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit in Argentina. Pre-race speculation suggested that three-time World Champion, Marc Marquez, was the man to beat around the 2.98 mile circuit. Marquez looked as though he was …

Music

Review: Hacksaw Ridge

Mel Gibson made his directing return this year with Hacksaw Ridge, a war movie about a pacifist, this level of contradiction was surely worth a watch. This movie goes some way towards repairing the damage of Gibson’s previous slurs and misdemeanors. Gibson’s return marks ten years out of the director …

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Review: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

  It may be a ‘Tale as old as time’ but Bill Condon’s remake of the 26 year old fairy-tale film was refreshingly modern, feel good and unforced. The film is set in a picture-book French village during the 1780s. Beauty and the Beast’s heroine Belle was played by modern …

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Beauty and the Beast film review

By Katie Dickie   Beauty and the Beast have recently been relaunched to our cinema screens, with the 2017 version a live action film, compared to the 1991 animation. Director, Bill Condon, employs the latest technology in visual effects, computer generated imagery. Using 3D computer graphics to create scenes or …