Les Miserables: if at first you don’t succeed, cry, cry again

(Credit: AP Photo/Universal Pictures) My friends, this is where I out myself as a middle-aged woman. I am in love with Les Miserables. I have been since my piano teacher plonked an easy version of 'On My Own' in front of me, all of fifteen years ago. We've only seen it on stage once, but … Continue reading Les Miserables: if at first you don’t succeed, cry, cry again

The Hunger Games review: The World Will Not Be Watching With A 12A Certificate

Ok, just this one post, and then I'll stop going on about The Hunger Games. Credit: Lionsgate The film is good. Very good. Visually stunning, perfectly cast, and tightly plotted, without (as far as I could tell) changing any of the major scenes or introducing audience-friendly filler that didn't need to be there (*cough* Harry … Continue reading The Hunger Games review: The World Will Not Be Watching With A 12A Certificate