CJ Wildheart – Mable

In the wake of his sometime bandmate Ginger’s series of super-successful Pledgemusic campaigns, CJ Wildheart recently launched his own project through the crowd funding site and the result, an album by the name of Mable, has now dropped through my letterbox. From the off the album is just what you’d expect from CJ If you’ve... Continue Reading →

Brunt (album review)

A few weeks ago Guernsey-based stoner rock trio Brunt unleashed their debut album on the world. Across five tracks the band's style of instrumental sludge is something a bit different for music in Guernsey and has already made quite a mark on the live scene with shows at the islands two biggest music festivals, Chaos and... Continue Reading →

X-Men: Days Of Future Past

I will admit that, in the past, some of my straight from the cinema reviews of comic book movies haven’t lived up to scrutiny in the cold light of day, once the whiz-bang has all died down (see Avengers and to a lesser extent Man of Steel and Iron Man 3). Recently I have also... Continue Reading →

The Wolf Of Wall Street

I came to Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio’s The Wolf Of Wall Street on Blu-ray rather than in the cinema so there was already a fair amount of baggage coming along with it as I hit play – thankfully I soon became wrapped up in the story and the baggage, for the most part, fell... Continue Reading →

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Before I begin I am wondering exactly why, and how, one is supposed to review a cult film? Oh well, I’m going to anyway so here we go. Ever since I discovered The Rocky Horror Picture Show in my teens, on VHS, I’ve been a big fan, so, as it's just been re-issued in a... Continue Reading →

Live Music at Castle Cornet – 16/05/14

As part of the Museums at Night programme and the Guernsey Literary Festival Castle Cornet threw open its gates on the evening of Friday 16th May 2014 for more than 40 events from film screenings and guided historical tours to live music. The evening started out with Sark based five-piece The Recks who played to... Continue Reading →

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

After two more hours in the company of Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) and his news team a few things are evidently clear; Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is baggy, overlong and monstrously unoriginal. But, somehow, it manages to pull enough together to actually be genuinely funny in places – even if most of the jokes are... Continue Reading →

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