Big Little Lies: the first two episodes

So Sky Atlantic have a new flagship show out, Big Little Lies, written by David E. Kelly and based on a novel of the same name, penned by the wonderfully named Liane Moriarty. And, as you’d expect, it’s got a formidable cast. One which includes Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Zoe Kravitz, Alexander Skarsgard… Continue reading Big Little Lies: the first two episodes

Top 5 movie quotes of 2015

UNDATED - Scene from the film WHIPLASH. J.K. Simmons as Fletcher. Photo by Daniel McFadden, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

Strong year for strong lines I say. Some stick in your head because they shocked you, some no doubt amused, confused and titillated you. Some perhaps inspired you. Here’s my top five of the year.

Wild: Witherspoon’s epic journey of discovery

Reese Witherspoon is due a good performance. The last time she gave one, let’s be honest, was as June Carter in Walk The Line in 2005. Since then she’s been coasting a little with below par rom-coms and the like. However that’s water under the bridge now, or snow down the mountain, whatever wilderness phrase… Continue reading Wild: Witherspoon’s epic journey of discovery