A Year of Theatre

In 2018 I decided to expand on my annual trip to the theatre on New Years Eve by having ‘A Year of Theatre’. I’d started to see more theatre in 2018 but expanded things this year. It’s been such an amazing experience I won’t be stopping in 2019. I really wish I’d written about each … More A Year of Theatre

The Snowman – Film 55 – 119 minutes

Director – Thomas Alfredson Main Cast Michael Fassbenber Rebecca Ferguson Charlotte Gainsbourg Jonas Karlsson Michael Yates Ronan Vibert   I needed a film that didn’t make me cry and this one certainly fit the bill.  This is a dark, psychological thriller, with murders in the snow.  I found the scenery fascinating, proof of how the … More The Snowman – Film 55 – 119 minutes

Films 41 – 45

Film 41 – War For The Planet of The Apes – 12A- 149 M inutes Director – Matt Reeves Main Cast Andy Serkis Woody Harrelson Steve Zahn Karin Konval Amiah Miller Terry Notary I’d never see a Planet of The Apes at the cinema, in fact I’d never seen a modern day version.  I have … More Films 41 – 45

That Day Again

8 years!  How can 8 years have gone by?  On this day 8 years ago my firstborn son Luke lost his life.  I started the day with some tears, I’ve said it before and I’ll keep saying it, it would be wrong not to shed some now and again, for the rest of my life … More That Day Again

Film 33 – Collateral Beauty – 97 minutes – 12A

Director – David Frankel Main Cast Will Smith Edward Norton Kate Winslet Michael Pina Helen Mirren Naomie Harris Keira Knightley Jacob Latimore   The Silver Screen gave me the chance to see this profound film.  Having lost my son had I known the subject matter I may not have gone, but, I’m very glad I … More Film 33 – Collateral Beauty – 97 minutes – 12A

Film 30 – A United Kingdom – 111 minutes – 12A

Director – Amma Asante Cast  David Oyelowo Rosamund Pike Tom Felton Laura Carmichael Jack Davenport Nicholas Lyndhurst I had a feeling this was a film I enjoyed so I booked into the last chance Silver Screen, I’ve worked out that I can’t linger for these ones as they start more promptly so I bypassed the … More Film 30 – A United Kingdom – 111 minutes – 12A