I confess I’ve not seen many spoof gothic horrors (I’m kind of a wuss, and putting ‘spoof’ in the description, does not, in my experience, a blood and guts-free movie make). It’s all about to change, though, if Is That A Bolt In Your Neck? is a good indication of the genre’s standard.I always enjoy myself at Bristol’s Tobacco Factory Theatre so I wasn’t worried before Monday night’s performance. Nonetheless...
I don’t often visit the cinema with my mother: but over the years I’ve perfected the fine art of choosing an appropriate film. It’s all about the research: I look for words like uplifting, gentle, feel-good, charming and heartfelt in the promotional material, and hope this promises the qualities below:
- Likeable female characters that you can bond over your affinity with.
- At least one male character with entirely honourable tendencies.
- Gentle, relatively...
As the spotlight shines once more on Bristol's street art superstar, it seems only fair that the rest of the graffiti world, and its huge fan base, continue to share at least a little of the limelight.Graffiti is big news in Bristol right now. It’s big news everywhere really. Thanks largely to Banksy (graffiti’s only household name), whose surprise summer exhibition at the Bristol Museum certainly highlights, if not transcends,...
It turns out life as an editor at a b2b publication wasn't for me, so I recently reverted to lifestyle journalism at a Bristol-based magazine - while assisting a photojournalist on work for the national broadsheets. Unsurprisingly then, I can happily jabber on about photography till the proverbial cows find their way home. Though the same can be said for culture, the arts, travel, and the wonderful idiosyncrasies of 21st century life... I guess you might say I'm easily entertained!