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Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 51

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 51

TWO WEEKS AGO, I was rushing about trying to get myself, hubby and two little people packed and organised for our holiday to France. The countdown in the final week seemed like a year and ...

Alan Grant
Review: Aladdin

Review: Aladdin

I DON’T NECESSARILY bemoan the prevalence of remakes. In my view, as long as what we end up with either uses the original as a jumping-off point for a reimagined version of the story or ...

Alan Grant
Review: Rocketman

Review: Rocketman

THE ELTON JOHN biographical musical, Rocketman, was released towards the end of May, meaning that most audiences would see it either just before the start of or during June which also happens to be LGBT Pride ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 50

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 50

BEING A BABY is hard work! Especially when it comes to hitting milestones. It’s been literally blood, sweat and tears for our wee Lily this week. She has been crawling for a while now but ...

Alan Grant
Review: Booksmart

Review: Booksmart

IS A POSITIVE MESSAGE enough to make a movie worthwhile?

This question has been spinning in my mind since the credits rolled for the showing of Booksmart that I attended earlier this week. To ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 49

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 49

AND JUST LIKE THAT, it’s gone from bog to blog. Yes, I have spent yet another week pretty much in the toilet. Not that I’m complaining, I think we have got the toilet training done ...

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 ...