Rod Stewart Plays Hull - Gig Review

Roger Crow | Posted 17.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Rod Stewart is stood a few feet away, that unmistakable shock of hair, a face that looks like it was carved out of granite, every line tells a story. ...

Barry Manilow Plays Leeds - Gig Review

Roger Crow | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

He's never been seen as cool Barry Manilow. An artist to poke fun at perhaps, but he's usually the first to do that. He may never have had movie star ...

Eurovision Presenter's Joke About Mental Health Goes Down As Badly As You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 14.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

A presenter on Eurovision used an interlude to make a joke about mental health and viewers were far from impressed In an inter-song break, the female ...

Doctor (Not That) Strange?

Roger Crow | Posted 14.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

I was a fan of the comic, and hoped that one day we would see a lavish big screen version. So when the news arrived at that Benedict Cumberbatch was playing the eponymous sorcerer, like millions of fans around the world, I was thrilled by the news. Now the trailer has arrived, I'm not so sure.

On the Set of David Tennant's New Film 'Mad To Be Normal'

Roger Crow | Posted 25.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Laing was a Scottish psychiatrist who wrote extensively about mental illness, especially the experience of psychosis. I was keen to find out more about the man who had piqued Tennant's interest, and compelled writer/director Robert Mullan to make a film about his work at Kingsley Hall, East London in the 1960s.

On the Set of 'Await Further Instructions' - The Next Big British Horror?

Roger Crow | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

I'm on the East Yorkshire set, and the concept art, story, and the fact it features David Bradley (Harry Potter, The Strain, Game of Thrones) has me intrigued. The rest of the cast are also on good form; there are some stars in the making here.

'Inside Out' - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

As a rule of thumb, when I'm feeling depressed Pixar movies usually do a good job of cheering me up. So, fed up over rubbish weather and assorted li...

Big Isn't Always Better - 'Ant-Man' - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Two years ago I asked Edgar Wright what the tone of Ant-Man would be like. He was a little cagey naturally, but I had no idea within months he would ...

Taylor Swift Is Shaking Off Apple Music

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Tech

Taylor Swift is well truly shaking off music streaming services. Apple along with Swifty's record label Big Machine Records confirmed to BuzzFeed N...

'Fifty Shades of Grey': The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

I've read a chapter of the book (couldn't cope with any more of that weak dialogue), but thought the movie was solidly made and well cast (though Michael Fassbender would have been a better Grey).

'Done In' - the Review... and the Joy of Short Films

Roger Crow | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

In an age where online video sharing is more and more common, it seems the short film has been given a new lease of life. So it's a shame we don't get to see more bite-sized films on TV and in cinemas.

22 Jump Street - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

The film-makers treat the audience with a degree of respect, and even though many of the gags seemed to go over the heads of many teenage cinema goers, for a fan of meta comedy such as Mike Myers' finest works, this was like catnip.

Vera - Series 4 on DVD: A Chat With David Leon

Roger Crow | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

David Leon was born in 1980 in Newcastle upon Tyne. A decade ago he made his film debut in Oliver Stone's Alexander, and went on to feature in hit BBC drama Cutting It, and Guy Ritchie's RocknRolla. I spoke to the actor, producer and director about playing DS Joe Ashworth in hit ITV drama Vera; working with national treasure Brenda Blethyn, and his thoughts on being a pin-up.

Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin To Separate

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin have split after nearly 11 years of marriage, they have announced. In a statem...

Z-Cars Actor Jimmy Ellis Dies

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Actor James "Jimmy" Ellis, who played Bert Lynch in Z-Cars, has died, the BBC has reported. The Belfast-born actor was 82 and died from a stroke in...

Kyran Bracken Crashes Out Of Dancing On Ice

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 23.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Former rugby star Kyran Bracken crashed out of the TV show Dancing On Ice tonight after losing the skate off. The ex-England star, who won the seri...

Perri Kiely Wins Splash! Final After Perfect Dive

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Diversity dancer Perri Kiely proved he had all the right moves as he was crowned champion of ITV's celebrity diving competition Splash!. The 18-yea...

Perri Kiely Flips Way Into Splash! Final

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Pint-sized street dancer Perri Kiely flipped his way into the Splash! finals after a sensational double-dive on the ITV reality show. The 18-year-o...

WATCH: Angelina Jolie's Wicked Turn In 'Maleficent'

Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

A brand new trailer for Disney's 'Maleficent', the prequel to 'Sleeping Beauty' starring Angelina Jolie as the iconic villain, has appeared online. ...

Preview: House of Fools

Roger Crow | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Roger Crow

I laughed so hard, the last 20 years melted away. All those disappointing vehicles like their spin on Randall and and Hopkirk (Deceased) and the later, humdrum Shooting Stars were soon forgiven.

Mark Thomas' Latest Comedy Product

Roger Crow | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Roger Crow

I spoke to Mark (who sounds uncannily like film director Alan Parker) about his act, influences and what happens when he's completed his 100 acts.

The Happy Lands on DVD

Roger Crow | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Director Robert Rae's new film The Happy Lands takes place in the Scottish village of Carhill, in the heart of the Fife coalfields during 1926.

Escape Plan - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 29.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

I had no burning desire to see Escape Plan, the new action thriller starring Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. However, when it's your day off and it looks like the best thing on offer at your local multiplex, it may as well be worth a look. And it is.

You're Next - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

You're Next, the 2011 low budget stalk-and-slash thriller (finally getting a national release), owes a debt to Scream and countless other genre classics, but I doubt in 10 years filmmakers will be desperate to emulate its scares.

Film Review: This Is The End

Jack Pelling | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jack Pelling

t's is bold and brash, tasteless and childish, hysterical and indulgent, but most importantly, it's very, very funny. The best main stream comedy in years- this will be a monster hit.