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The Night Manager: Not your average hotelier

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Don’t be put off by the slightly tame title – The Night Manager is anything but. The six-part ‘cloak-and-dagger’ drama boasts a high profile cast and features stunning locations, as we follow Tom Hiddleston’s eponymous night manager/soldier-turned- spy Jonathan Pine as he leaves a trail of destruction after uncovering an … Read More

Review: Spectre – Exotic, sexy, stylish

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The success of 2012’s Skyfall hung heavily over all our expectations. With virtually unanimous applause, it redefined a ‘tough act to follow’. I therefore admit that I was sceptical – could director Sam Mendes really return to make a sequel worthy of its predecessor? In Spectre, Bond is back, and … Read More

Why A Sexist Bond Is No Longer Fit For The 21st Century

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Spectre is a fantastic film – it’s not as good as Skyfall, but it comes somewhere close. Craig, Waltz et al are superb, and that opening scene is one of the best ever put on film. Its treatment of women, however, is severely problematic. Of course, that’s always been part … Read More