Monthly Archives: December 2012

Hugo **

Visually stunning, Scorsese’s first venture into family film is a surprising disappointment. Hugo is the tale of a young orphaned boy (Asa Butterfield), living secretly in the walls of a train station in Paris, solely responsible for maintaining the clocks after … Continue reading

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A Date with Dickens (Frank Kennedy), Domino Gallery

I was cordially invited for a Date with Dickens and willingly obliged… The stage was set for an evening of festive entertainment in the cosy interior of Domino Gallery (Upper Newington, off Renshaw Street). Friends gathered for what promised to be a … Continue reading

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The Master **

From a promising trailer to a confused and aimless movie, The Master really felt like a let down. After seeing the trailer weeks ago, featuring one of my favourite actors, Joaquin Phoenix, and a spiel about a director-genius, Paul Thomas Anderson, known … Continue reading

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Lucha Libre, Wood Street *****

Lucha Libre is a fairly new enterprise in the heart of Liverpool’s infamous Ropewalks district. Advertising itself as a purveyor of affordable and authentic Mexican street food, Lucha Libre does not disappoint! I had heard a lot about this restaurant … Continue reading

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