Ewan Gleadow

Review: This is Spinal Tap – thirty fifth anniversary

Review: This is Spinal Tap – thirty fifth anniversary

A classic 80s movie, once more brought to us by the prolific and ever talented Rob Reiner, This is Spinal Tap evaded me for so, so many years. My only knowledge of it was the “Turn it up to 11” joke, and that’s only because they did a joke about it in an episode of Peep Show. Other than […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: Whatever Works – tenth anniversary

Review: Whatever Works – tenth anniversary

The strengths of Woody Allen’s direction often coincide with his prolific leading man material. So to see him stay hidden away behind the camera always yields interesting and in this case, mediocre results. Modern Allen is often criticised as being nowhere near the standard of his 80s and 90s outputs, and rightly so. On the off chance that he […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: 13 Going On 30 – fifteenth anniversary

Review: 13 Going On 30 – fifteenth anniversary

Can you believe it has been a whole fifteen years since 13 Going On 30 released? I can, especially since I’d not seen it before, nor had I even heard of it up until it cropped up on Netflix like a swamp monster, oozing its way onto my watchlist. It’s best to get through these soppy wastes […]