First things first: I LOVE Planet Of The Apes.
My passion for the simian film series began when I was about 12 and chanced across the original first film, starring Charlton Heston. That led my brother and I to the other four movies, plus the TV show (!) and the computer game (!!), which came complete with truncheon-wielding gorillas and endless opportunities for the character to get frozen mid-jump as three baboons give chase as well as to earn randomly-scattered medikits. (Gotta love an old-school PC game.) Continue reading
There’s nothing quite so unique as a piece of jewellery you’ve created yourself – so with that in mind, here are 10 genius projects you might like to try your hand at. Which will you start with? Continue reading
I almost ruined watching The Fault In Our Stars for myself. I finished reading John Green’s book two days before I watched Josh Boone’s adaptation of the story - and had Boone’s filming of the funny-sad novel been anything less than spot-on, I could easily have found myself in TFIOS overload. Continue reading
Cormoran Strike fans, rejoice! After his debut outing in The Cuckoo’s Calling, J.K. Rowling’s gruff private detective is back. (Robert Galbraith, in case you didn’t know, is the pen name Rowling has adopted for her series of crime novels.)
Summoned by the wife of author Owen Quine – who has mysteriously disappeared – to find her husband, Strike quickly finds himself immersed in the literary world of London, where feuds, tensions and creative catfights bubble endlessly. Continue reading
At the moment, I have a serious, serious thing about neon. I am LOVING it – neon is the perfect sidekick for sunkissed skin and makes everything look that little bit more exciting and playful. In fact, it’s impossible to wear neon and not feel instantly cheerful.
If a film can keep you laughing beyond the actual movie itself and into the closing credits, you know it’s doing something right. Very, very right in fact. Continue reading
If you love Family Guy then you’ll adore A Million Ways To Die In The West, which is basically a 90-minute non-cartoon Brian-and-Stewie-time-travel special.
However, if Family Guy really isn’t your cup of tea then you’ll probably want to go and see 22 Jump Street instead. Continue reading