This article is also available to read on The Yorker. Fargo is an award-winning drama inspired by the 1996 film of the same name. The show, now on its third series, was created by Noah Hawley and currently stars Ewan McGregor, Carrie Coon and David Thewlis. It airs on Channel 4 at 10pm every Wednesday. This … Continue reading Fargo Series 3 Episode 2 (Review)
Sometimes, you don't immediately click with a book. It took me a while to read the first 100 pages of The Power; I dipped in and out, every couple of days. After the hype surrounding it and my excitement to get started, once I did start reading it it took a conscious effort to pick it … Continue reading The Power (Review)
This article is also available to read on The Yorker. It seems that everyone in the world, apart from Disney movie execs and the actors, have decided that we really should stop making Pirates of the Caribbean films now. We probably reached that stage after 2007’s At World’s End. But here we are, ten years later with number … Continue reading Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (Review)
This article is also available to read on The Yorker. The recent National Theatre production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? was something of a revelation for me. When brilliant writing, acting and direction all come together like that, it’s difficult not to be affected by it. I’m now even more in awe of the bottle format … Continue reading Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Review)
This article is also available to read on The Yorker. The anticipation surrounding the new series of Fargo has been huge; after two series on the trot meeting acclaim from critics and audiences, the pressure is on to pull off a hat trick. An impressive cast has once again compiled, including BAFTA-nominated character actor David Thewlis … Continue reading Fargo Series 3 Episode 1 (Review)
Ziggyology: A Brief History of Ziggy Stardust is Simon Goddard's biography of the character that David Bowie played onstage at his concerts (and offstage in his life a lot of the time) from the end of 1971 to July 1973. Goddard presents Stardust as a real cosmic entity who essentially cohabited Bowie's body for this period … Continue reading Ziggyology: A Brief History of Ziggy Stardust (Review)
The Tunnel is a short story written by Bethany White. It was published on The Yorker website on 22nd December 2016. Read the whole story here. Written from a visual writing prompt, seen featured and available here, The Tunnel recounts the struggle of a woman making here way down a darkened tunnel, battling the voices that taunt her.