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Alan Grant
Review: The Duchess [of Malfi],              Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Review: The Duchess [of Malfi], Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

WRITTEN IN 1612 by English dramatist John Webster, The Tragedy of the Dutchesse of Malfy may be an old play, but the 2019 revamp, The Duchess [of Malfi], which had its recent world premiere at Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 48

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 48

HAS IT ONLY been a week since my last blog? Six teeth, one ear infection, a double dose of tonsillitis and one crabbit baby! Oh yes, it’s been some week. Everyone in the house has ...

Alan Grant
Retro Review: Goodfellas

Retro Review: Goodfellas

YOU KNOW WHAT FRIENDS? I really enjoy being the resident movie critic here at Think Scotland and I’m looking forward to getting back into a theatre and critiquing the next film that sparks my interest. ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 47

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 47

WHAT DO YOU GET when you cross a toilet training toddler with an 11-month-old that’s teething?

A head case for a mother!

Yes, it’s been quite a week. I ...

Alan Grant
Review: Greta

Review: Greta

FOR A FILM of impressive pedigree look no further thanGreta. It has Neil Jordan, the director of the Oscar-winning The Crying Game and the generation-defining Interview with the Vampire who also counts 1997’s significantly underrated The Butcher Boy among his credits. ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 46

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 46

TWO BIG MILESTONES hit in the Hargan household this week! Lily is now officially on the move. She has been managing to roll about everywhere up to now but she has mastered the crawling and ...

Alan Grant
 Review: Avengers Endgame

Review: Avengers Endgame

THE MARVEL Cinematic Universe (MCU) is undeniably the biggest thing in movies at the moment. This complex, winding, genre-spanning labyrinth of films featuring super soldiers, tech geniuses, spies, monsters, wizards, and other characters drawn from ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 45

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 45

Baby Brain. 

A state of impaired memory, concentration, or mental agility supposedly experienced by women during pregnancy or after giving birth.

THIS IS THE OFFICIAL DEFINITION of pregnancy brain ...

Tom Gallagher
Newcomer  Vox vows to end the fiesta against Spain

Newcomer Vox vows to end the fiesta against Spain

MUCH OF THE  democratic discontent across the West stems from the absence of  political outlets for citizens who are rooted in their communities and whose attachments to the nation-state still easily outweighs affinities with global ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 44

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 44

HAPPY EASTER to you all! What a class weekend. Not only is it the only weekend of the year that it is totally acceptable to eat chocolate for breakfast, lunch and dinner – but to ...

Alan Grant
Review: Wild Rose

Review: Wild Rose

Spoiler Warning: Unlike my usual style of review, this article contains significant plot spoilers for Wild Rose.

 ALLOW ME TO ASK a hypothetical question. Imagine that you are at a party and ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 43

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 43

AFTER SPENDING the week being careful and consciously thinking about what I say before it blurts out of my mouth, I think we’ve managed to curb the swearing – thankfully! Jamie has now moved on ...