REVIEW: Les Misérables

Famously trashed by critics when it first appeared on the stage in 1985, the film version of Les Misérables has arrived. However, loosely based on Victor Hugo’s immense novel set among the poor in 19th century France, the production has thrived ever since. It now stands as the longest- running musical in the West End […]

REVIEW: The Impossible

On December 26 2004, an earthquake struck the Indian Ocean and caused a catastrophic tsunami that changed the lives of millions. The Impossible tells the true story of a family caught amidst the thousands who were left wounded, lost and alone while on holiday in Thailand. Tissues at the ready people, this is one of […]

REVIEW: Life of Pi

From acclaimed director Ang Lee, comes another must-see movie that takes you on a journey packed full with self-discovery and adventure. Based on the book by Yann Martel,  Life of Pi tells the tale of a young Indian boy (Pi) who, while sailing to Canada with his family and their zoo, is shipwrecked on the […]

REVIEW: Ellie Goulding – O2 Academy, Glasgow

Ellie Goulding O2 Academy, Glasgow, 14/12/12 British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding gained stardom as soon as her music career began in 2009. Before her debut album Lights topped the charts, Goulding had already won the Critics’ Choice Award as the Brit Awards and the BBC  Sound Of… poll in 2010, following in the footsteps of Adele […]

REVIEW: The Silver Linings Playbook

The Silver Linings Playbook is a romantic comedy-drama that is adapted from the novel of the same name. It tells the story of  Pat (played by Bradley Cooper) who starts off the film in a mental health facility. Eight months earlier, Pat walked in on his wife, Nicky, cheating on him and violently beat the man […]

REVIEW: The Hobbit

I’m a huge Lord of the Rings fan but was careful not to let expectations take the better of the Hobbit hype that has taken over the world. Raking over £52 million in the US alone, The Hobbit is set to be one of the biggest movies this year, however fans may be left wanting […]

REVIEW: Clyde 1 Live

Clyde 1 Live SECC, Glasgow, 13/12/12  How would you of liked to spend the night with JLS, Calvin Harris, McFly, and other amazing music makers? Well for me and thousands of other adoring fans last night we did just that. Last night was Glasgow’s hit radio station’s event of the year, Clyde 1 Live. With […]

REVIEW: Kelly Clarkson – Greatest Hits – Chapter One

My teenage years summed up in two words would be: Kelly Clarkson. I spent hours upon hours singing my little heart out to her ‘Breakaway’ album, thoroughly believing she had written every single word directly to me. I saw her in concert and got a t shirt which I still occasionally squish into to relive […]

REVIEW: Ke$ha – Warrior

That P-Diddy feelin’, city hittin’ wild child Ke$ha is back and she doesn’t disappoint. Her latest album Warrior, is a definite improvement on her previous albums but layered with all the same beat pumping, body shaking dance tunes.  Ke$ha’s debut album, Animal, hit the no.1 position on the US Billboard chart for nine consecutive weeks. […]