Home   Authors   Author

Subscribe Now

Film review: Simplistic film disappoints

17 November 2011
Film review: Simplistic film disappoints

Film review: Simplistic film disappoints

17 November 2011

The Help - is a rather sanitised account of racism in the Deep South during the 1960s I feel I must tread carefully with this week's view, since for…


Time is money - no really

10 November 2011
Time is money - no really

Time is money - no really

10 November 2011

In Time - starring Justin Timberlake, portrays a world where your money really is your life After Christopher Nolan's metaphysical mind-bender Inception…


Even worse than swine flu

03 November 2011
Even worse than swine flu

Even worse than swine flu

03 November 2011

Contagion - starring Matt Damon and Kate Winslet - is an energetic but dull disaster movie from Stephen Soderbergh There's something about the apocalyptic…


Rocky Balboa with electronics

27 October 2011
Rocky Balboa with electronics

Rocky Balboa with electronics

27 October 2011

Real Steel portrays a future world in which robot boxing is the most popular sport. Film review I must admit to being in something of a quandary with…


Ab-solute disappointment

20 October 2011
Ab-solute disappointment

Ab-solute disappointment

20 October 2011

Abduction doesn’t appear to feature an abduction – or much of a plot at all As I watched Taylor Lautner flexing his (not inconsiderable) muscle in Abduction…


Don't overlook this spy-thriller

13 October 2011
Don't overlook this spy-thriller

Don't overlook this spy-thriller

13 October 2011

With some other great films currently out, it would be easy to miss The Debt - don't Released in the same month as the long-anticipated adaptation…


What a difference a day makes

08 September 2011
What a difference a day makes

What a difference a day makes

08 September 2011

Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess star in the on-off relationship Rom Com One Day, based on David Nicholls popular novel THOSE who have caught some of my…


Woolfstock goes down a storm

04 September 2011
Woolfstock goes down a storm

Woolfstock goes down a storm

04 September 2011

Around 800 guests attended yesterday's music festival near Ecchinswell, although next year it could be held elsewhere THE second ever Woolfstock music…


Witnesses sought after fatal crash on A34

03 September 2011
Witnesses sought after fatal crash on A34

Witnesses sought after fatal crash on A34

03 September 2011

Police urge anyone who saw a collision between two coaches and a car yesterday morning (Friday) to contact them POLICE are appealing for witnesses following…


New mayor in town

15 May 2011
New mayor in town

New mayor in town

15 May 2011

Town councillor Jeff Beck is sworn in as the new mayor of Newbury at a ceremony this morning (Sunday) NEWBURY has this morning (Sunday) seen the inauguration…


West Berkshire celebrates a right royal day

29 April 2011
West Berkshire celebrates a right royal day

West Berkshire celebrates a right royal day

29 April 2011

Across the district the parties mark local girl Catherine Middleton's historic royal wedding THE wedding of the century is over. An estimated worldwide…


Fatal incident in Lambourn

27 March 2011
Fatal incident in Lambourn

Fatal incident in Lambourn

27 March 2011

An elderly woman has died in a vehicle collision in Lambourn High Street AN elderly woman has died in a two-vehicle collision in Lambourn High Street…


UPDATE: Man charged with murder

27 March 2011
UPDATE: Man charged with murder

UPDATE: Man charged with murder

27 March 2011

A Swindon man has been charged with the murder of Sian O'Callaghan WILTSHIRE police charged 47-year-old Christopher John Halliwell, of Ashbury Avenue,…


Human remains found in Gloucestershire

26 March 2011
Human remains found in Gloucestershire

Human remains found in Gloucestershire

26 March 2011

Police leading Sian O'Callaghan inquiry find more evidence, and urge anyone lamping or poaching in Ramsbury, Wiltshire, last Saturday to come forward THE…


Investigation after suspected arson near Newbury pub

22 March 2011
Investigation after suspected arson near Newbury pub

Investigation after suspected arson near Newbury pub

22 March 2011

Helium cylinders were in garage behind Brummel Road pub where a bin was alight in the early hours of Monday morning FIREFIGHTERS attended a suspected…


Discover Berkshire's Iron Age in Newbury Library

07 February 2011
Discover Berkshire's Iron Age in Newbury Library

Discover Berkshire's Iron Age in Newbury Library

07 February 2011

An exhibition about the county's settlers 2000 years ago goes on display in West Berkshire for the first time AN IRON Age exhibition which focuses…


This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More