A right righteous spill – Righteous Kill review

WHEN Al Pacino and Robert De Niro were brought onto screen (rather belatedly) together by Michael Mann in Heat, the pair were at their best. Over a cup of coffee they flexed their acting muscles. Read the rest of this entry »


Welcome to the acting world

WRESTLERS seldom make great film actors, unless you consider Hulk Hogan’s turn as Thunderlips in Rocky III great acting. Welcome to the Jungle represents one of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s first major forays into the world of acting.
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British Muslims top in generosity

BRITISH Muslims donate the most of any faith to charity according to a poll carried out by the ICM.
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At Cornetto trilogy’s end

POST Hot Fuzz there was a real buzz when Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg said they would be doing a third film. Read the rest of this entry »

A year ago on this day – veni, vidi, vici

EXACTLY one year ago to this day I put on a gown and funny hat to go and shake the hand of a woman dressed in a gown and even funnier hat.
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“Deliberate provocation” call to prayer on TV

TELEVISION broadcaster Channel 4 has been broadcasting Adhan during the holy month of Ramadan. Read the rest of this entry »

The ice maiden is back…at long last

WE’VE seen a change in Prime Minister, the iPad and tablet devices alike have taken off and revolutionary winds have swept across the Middle East, since Elly Jackson and Ben Langmaid that’s La Roux to me and you beeped onto the charts. Read the rest of this entry »