Laugh it Up Fuzzballs: Star Wars is back!

I’ve had to postpone writing this blog entry just to let the excitement subside and stop my hands shaking for long enough to allow getting finger to keyboard. Disney has acquired Lucas Film in a $4bn deal and promised, in a completely unanticipated announcement, that they plan to finally give fans the “sequel trilogy” we’ve … More Laugh it Up Fuzzballs: Star Wars is back!

Insight: Ballon d’Or – Is Messi’s Light in Danger of Fading?

The FIFA Ballon d’Or is the most prestigious individual achievement that you can be awarded in world football. For the last three years it’s been a non-contest and the prize has been given, indisputably, to Lionel Messi. As a prize that should be awarded to the best player in the world in a given season … More Insight: Ballon d’Or – Is Messi’s Light in Danger of Fading?

Match Report: Man United vs. Chelsea – A Tale of Two Halves

Football once again took the backseat yesterday, as the beautiful game turned from displaying the best it had to offer to a string of events that show the worse. Manchester United faced off against Chelsea FC on Sunday, a game that for the last decade has been savoured by every football fan as one that … More Match Report: Man United vs. Chelsea – A Tale of Two Halves

Election 2012: Matt Frei’s Impossible American Dream

With the impending US election we can expect a lot of programming appearing on our TV sets, and tonight is no different with Channel 4 airing a piece by C4’s own Washington correspondent Matt Frei titled “The American Roadtrip: Obama’s Story”.  Despite the title, however, it’s not so much a recap of Obama’s presidency, or … More Election 2012: Matt Frei’s Impossible American Dream

Skyfall Review: (Dark) Knight of the British Empire

James Bond is a staple of British culture. When it came to defining our nation in the opening ceremony of the Olympics, we couldn’t look any further than Daniel Craig suiting up as the World’s most famous secret agent, but over the last few decades his screen visits have become more of an obligation than … More Skyfall Review: (Dark) Knight of the British Empire