Blue Planet II - Soundtrack review

CoverSilva Screen Records release the soundtrack for Blue Planet II, the latest BBC natural history epic, narrated by David Attenborough. A sequel to the 2001 series Blue Planet, it took four years to complete this seven part new exploration of the underwater worlds, with 125 expeditions across 39 countries and 6000 hours of underwater filming... [click here...]


Meredith Braun: When Love is Gone - review

CoverFive years following the release of Meredith Braun's critically acclaimed debut album Someone Else's Story, Meredith returns with her new solo album, When Love Is Gone. The title for the release comes from the Paul Williams song Meredith performed in the iconic film The Muppet Christmas Carol, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Meredith's new 2017 recording of 'When Love Is Gone' marks the first time she has performed the song since recording the original version for the 1992 film soundtrack... [click here...]


Evil Under the Sun (1982) - DVD review

CoverA mysterious death in a glamorous hotel in the Mediterranean can only be solved by legendary Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot.... [click here...]



The Mirror Crack'd (1980) - DVD review

CoverThe scene is set in the Coronation year of 1953 and the archetypal English village of St. Mary Mead. All is as it should be until Hollywood arrives in the form of an internationally famous film cast, leading to much local excitement and an epidemic of sudden death... [click here...]



Gregory Porter: Nat "King" Cole and Me - review

CoverGrammy-winning singing sensation Gregory Porter is back with a new album. Nat "King" Cole & Me is a deeply personal tribute to Nat "King" Cole – the legendary crooner who ignited Porter’s love of music. The new album marks the first time Porter has recorded with a full 70-piece orchestra, under the baton of six-time Grammy-winning conductor and arranger Vince Mendoza... [click here...]


Death on the Nile (1978) - DVD review

CoverHercule Poirot is enjoying a holiday aboard a luxury Nile steamer, when a mystery assassin takes the life of an heiress and he is called upon to track down the killer amongst his fellow travellers... Peter Ustinov gives an energetic performance as Poirot, in his first portrayal of the Belgian detective. As we cruise down the legendary river Nile in splendid luxury, a mystery assassin takes toll of a passenger list of internationally renowned faces, including Jane Birkin, Bette Davis, Mia Farrow, Jon Finch, Olivia Hussey, George Kennedy, Angela Lansbury, Simon MacCorkindale, David Niven and Jack Warden... [click here...]


Murder on the Orient Express (1974) - DVD

CoverMarooned in a snow drift, an opulent Orient Express train is the scene of a brutal murder - a no-good American Tycoon lies dead with twelve dagger wounds, but which of the passengers is the guilty party? Belgian detective Hercule Poirot must investigate... [click here...]



Jim Lauderdale (Singer-Songwriter) - Interview

CoverThroughout his three-decade career, JIm Lauderdale has helped pave the way for the current Americana movement, recording albums and writing songs that cross genres from country, rock, folk and bluegrass. He has written many classic songs for iconic artists and worked with some of the finest performers in traditional and modern music, including Robert Hunter, Ralph Stanley, Elvis Costello, George Strait, Buddy Miller, Lucinda Williams, John Oates, Solomon Burke, Lee Ann Womack, Old Crow Medicine Show, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Blake Shelton, the Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill, Patty Loveless, and Gary Allan among many, many others. Lauderdale co-hosts a weekly radio show on SiriusXM with Buddy Miller. He has starred in a number of feature films, including Country Strong. We spoke with Lauderdale as he was about to tour in the UK to promote his latest album London Southern... [click here...]


Patti LuPone: Don't Monkey With Broadway

CoverTwo-time Tony Award and Grammy Award winner Patti LuPone returns to her roots with her new double-disc live album, Don't Monkey With Broadway. Having just starred on Broadway in War Paint, and having taken her rightful place as a Broadway legend, her style is stamped with an implicit credo: all guts, all glory... [click here...]


Kid Victory: Original Off-Broadway Cast

CoverKid Victory, the newest musical from four-time Tony winning composer John Kander and librettist Greg Pierce, centres around seventeen-year old Luke as he returns to his small Kansas town after a wrenching one-year absence. As his friendship grows with the town misfit, Emily, his parents realize that in order to truly find their son, they must confront some unnerving truths about his disappearance... [click here...]