We read this in my book group. The marriage of the title is of a young black couple, Roy and Celestial. Roy is wrongly convicted of rape, and the story describes […]
With Bodies, his first novel, Mercurio returned to the subject of his superb TV drama Cardiac Arrest.
“I adore its fiery taste.”
When I came across the work of Jed Mercurio he was known as John MacUre, writer of the medical drama Cardiac Arrest, which debuted in 1994 but which sadly I […]
This is by no means the first comical film about the holocaust, and it treads an uneasy line – I found myself questioning if the weak gags were sufficient justification […]
I’m Simon. I’m guessing you know that. Fusion Patrol? The sci-fi podcast? What’s wrong with you people?
I was sure I’d seen a Guy Ritchie film before, that this wasn’t my first geezer-flick, but I just couldn’t remember. (Turns out it was Sherlock Holmes). So I wasn’t […]
This wasn’t a book club book, but I’d not read it before.
I’ve decided to blog new films this year as I see them. The first film I saw in January was 1917.
I discovered last year there was a book group in the school I worked in, so I joined it and have enjoyed reading and discussing the books we’ve read. I […]
Spoilers. Big hairy spoilers ahead. So let me just say: if you haven’t watched Fugitive of the Judoon and you have managed to avoid hearing about it, go and watch it […]
What’s this – a pseudo-historical where the aliens plot-line actually enhances the story? I tend to be a purist when it comes to separating stories set in Earth’s past from […]