Tag archive for ‘Review’
By admin On Sunday, May 6th, 2018
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Mary and The Witch’s Flower film review – Not quite the emotional heft of Studio Ghibli

MARY And The Witch’s Flower is the first bloom from Studio Ponoc, an off-shoot of the now defunct Japanese outfit Studio Ghibli, and carries a very familiar scent. Daily Express :: Films Feed  More...

By admin On Saturday, May 5th, 2018
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The Language of Kindness: A Nurse’s Story review – A rallying call for compassion

WHEN Christie Watson was a child, she wanted to be a marine biologist, imagining endless days swimming with dolphins in a sun-kissed location. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Saturday, May 5th, 2018
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Fiction Picks: Review of Whistle In The Dark, Property and The Librarian

Lana Maddox goes missing for four days during a painting holiday in the Peak district intended to bring Lana and her mother Jen closer together. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Saturday, May 5th, 2018
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Mary and the Witch’s Flower review: A bewitching and magical animation

THE spirit of Hayao Miyazaki, founder of the renowned Studio Ghibli, infuses every frame of this bewitching, hand-drawn children’s animation by Japanese director Hiromasa Yonebayashi. Daily Express :: Films Feed  More...

By admin On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Circe by Madeline Miller review: A captivating turn on a seldom told myth

MADELINE Miller’s second novel will entertain and enchant even if you don’t know the first thing about Greek mythology. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Sunday, April 29th, 2018
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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma Of Donald Maclean book review

THE author of A Spy Named Orphan is a grandson of Sir Roger Makins, the senior diplomat who was the last man from the Foreign Office to see Donald Maclean, one of the now notorious Cambridge Five, before he fled More...

By admin On Saturday, April 28th, 2018
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A Trick to Time review: Kit De Waal tells a melancholy but beautiful story

WHEN a novel begins in a seaside town out of season, you know the scene is set for a pretty cheerless tale. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Friday, April 27th, 2018
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The Feather Thief book review: A captivating account of the natural history crime

KIRK WALLACE JOHNSON is an American veteran of the Iraq war whose career has taken an unexpected turn with The Feather Thief, his account of the “natural history crime of the century”. Daily Express :: Books More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Avengers Infinity War REVIEW: Does the Marvel epic live up to the hype? Read the verdict

AVENGERS INFINITY WAR stars Robert Downey Jr and Chris Evans in the biggest superhero movie of all time, but does Marvel’s epic live up to all the hype? Movie review below. Daily Express :: Films Feed  More...

By admin On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society review: Drenched in warming nostalgia

THE Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society is a very different type of British film. This is cinema as comfort food: warming, fluffy and drenched in nostalgia. We begin with an explanation of that mouthful More...