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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 ...

Alan Grant
Review: Shazam!

Review: Shazam!

THERE’S A CLEVER running gag throughout Shazam! about the protagonist’s inability to settle on exactly what his superhero name should be. While those who are new to the DC universe or the superhero milieu more generally might ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two Babies – week 42

The Mummy Diaries: Two Babies – week 42

AH, THOSE MAGICAL memorable moments as a parent. You know, the ones where your baby smiles for the first time? When they roll over for the first time? When they start to crawl? Take their ...

Alan Grant
Review: Dumbo

Review: Dumbo

IF MY REVIEW of Fisherman’s Friends succeeded in getting any of its points across at all, hopefully it was that nostalgia alone cannot carry a movie. 

I still believe this and I am adamant ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 41

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 41

I DON’T KNOW if the creators of Disney Pixar are lifesavers or need to be shot. I mean, Finding Nemo has been a God send with my two and gives me a few moments peace when ...

Alan Grant
Review: Us

Review: Us

THERE WAS A LOT working in favour of Us as it made its way to UK cinemas. Not only is it the spiritual successor to the excellent Get Out, and stars Lupita Nyong’o of Black Panther and 12 Years A Slave, but it’s ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 40

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 40

ANOTHER NEW WEEK and the kids are growing up so fast, I can see the changes in them every day even though I spend every wakening minute with them. The biggest changes are in Lily ...

Alan Grant
Review: Fisherman’s Friends

Review: Fisherman’s Friends

WITH A TITLE like Fisherman’s Friends hilarity cannot be far away, surely? It's a movie title that really opens itself up for some, if not particularly original, gags – mostly revolving around the fact that it can refer to ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 39

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 39

HAPPY PADDY’S DAY to all! It’s been all go this week with the Grandparents over again, meaning Jamie and Lily have been enjoying the usual spoiling and days out. James and I managed to reacquaint ...

Alan Grant
Review: The Aftermath

Review: The Aftermath

BASED ON Rhidian Brook’s book of the same name, The Aftermath drops its audience into the ruined city of Hamburg five months after the end of the second world war. Amid the shattered lives, destroyed ...

Emma Hargan
 The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 38

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 38

ALL UPS and no downs this week thankfully. Although a few tears. No, not Jamie or Lily – me! I got a phone call from the local nursery to say they are holding the enrolment evening next ...