Starring Matthew Rhys and Tom Hanks, 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' is a semi-biopic telling the story of cynical Esquire journalist who is sent to meet the legendary American star Fred Rogers. With a delicate tone, charming performances and a heart-warming message, it’s a fitting film for today’s climate. The film is based on … Continue reading “Sometimes we have to ask for help… and that’s okay…” (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood review)
What’s the score with Mission: Impossible?
Mission: Impossible has one of the most recognisable themes in film. Used in the original 1966 TV series, the reboot 1980 series and all 6 feature films, the evolving style of the theme tune has helped define a franchise. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to read along as I explore how the theme tune and the music of the franchise has been adapted over time, and see how those changes reflect each of the films.
VFD: Very Fine Drama (Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events – Season Two review)
Television has never been quite so entertainingly morose as Netflix’s adaptation of the best-selling book’s enters its second season. Building on the strength of last year’s first season, ‘Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events’ continues to be a unique triumph. The casting in the show is sublime, with Neil Patrick Harris nailing the character … Continue reading VFD: Very Fine Drama (Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events – Season Two review)