Columnist Alan Dee writes:12 comments
Yes, I know, I know – it’s a dream team, isn’t it?
Not a bad start, was it? 25 per cent of the vote for a party dismissed as clowns and fruitcakes!13 comments
We keep getting told that we must look to small businesses to bale us out of the swamp in which we find ourselves.
“You think your world is safe? It is an illusion. A comforting lie told to protect you. Enjoy these final moments of peace. For I have returned, to have my vengeance!”
Quentin Tarantino follows up his war homage Inglourious Basterds with another Oscar-winner, DJANGO UNCHAINED (18: Sony), a thrilling swagger through the good, bad and ugly sides of slavery.
The summer blockbusters are stacked overhead in a landing pattern to ensure maximum box office bang for buck, and touching down this week, hot on the heels of Iron Man 3, is Star Trek: Into Darkness.1 comment
What to make of last week’s county council elections?9 comments
Bright sunshine. Blue skies. Birds chirp in the bushes, and the prospect of a lazy Sunday stretches delightfully out ahead. Until...
“They killed my wife. They killed my daughter. They should have made sure they killed me too.”
Even if it doesn’t convert those who loathe musicals, well-mounted film ‘poperetta’ LES MISERABLES (12: Universal) will please fans of the long-running stage sensation.
The man at the helm of the trust that runs Hemel Hempstead’s Urgent Care Centre has retired.
It’s that time of the year – frequent knocks on door, leaflets through the letterbox, polite smiles and questions asking about how you are planning to vote, all leading up to tomorrow’s Herts County Council elections.1 comment
Here’s what the breathless world has been waiting for – Superbad meets The Hangover in a knowingly ‘just crude enough’ comedy.
In idle hours I cast my mind back to the dullest jobs I’ve ever had to tackle.6 comments
“Hi, I’m Tony Stark. I build neat stuff, I’ve got a great girl, occasionally I save the world. So why can’t I sleep?”
There’s nothing startling or challenging about Dustin Hoffman’s first film as a director. But QUARTET (12: Momentum) is a delightful romantic comedy drama that’s a treat for viewers and the cast.
No one can doubt the technical brilliance of director Ang Lee’s fable LIFE OF PI (PG: Twentieth Century Fox), which picked up four Oscars - more than any other film - at this year’s awards ceremony.
I have now had my first face to face meeting with Samantha Jones, the new chief executive of the West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust. It was a very open and frank meeting and I felt we had a good exchange of views.6 comments
If ever a movie was critic-proof, it’s Iron Man 3.
I’ll hold my hands up and be the first to admit it: Chez Dee is not, and has never been, a byword for domestic order. There may well be a place for everything, but everything is rarely in its place.
“As a nation, we are never stronger than when tested!”
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