Day: February 12, 2016

Berlin Film Festival – Midnight Special – Review

Berlin Film Festival – Midnight Special – Review

Reviewed by Miranda Schiller @mirandadadada A young boy is kidnapped and sped along the highway through the Southern US States in a 1970s Chevrolet. But his kidnappers are his father and a good friend, saving the boy from religious fanatics. Nothing is what it seems in Midnight Special. Slowly we ...

Berlin Film Festival – Hail, Caesar! – Review

Berlin Film Festival – Hail, Caesar! – Review

Reviewed by Miranda Schiller @mirandadadada The opening film of the Berlin Film Festival, is an unambiguous celebration of film - Joel and Ethan Coen take on Old Hollywood in their newest all-star comedy, Hail Caesar. Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin), a studio "fixer", runs from one emergency to the next in ...

Chancellor’s Brother Struck Off Following Affair With Vulnerable Patient

Chancellor’s Brother Struck Off Following Affair With Vulnerable Patient

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor George Osborne’s brother has been struck off after a two-year relationship with one of his own patients. Dr Adam Osborne had been treating her for anxiety and depression but became embroiled into a sexual relationship. The medical tribunal declared that his behaviour was ‘profoundly unacceptable” and ...

Over HALF of NHS Chiefs Hunt Said Are on His Side Have DENIED it

Over HALF of NHS Chiefs Hunt Said Are on His Side Have DENIED it

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Eleven of the twenty doctors who Jeremy Hunt claimed had signed a letter in support of his junior doctor’s contract decisions…have denied it. In the Commons yesterday Hunt used a letter signed by 20 NHS managers, which he said backed his plans. However, eleven of ...

Chronic : Film Review

Chronic : Film Review

Review by Adam Turner/@AdamTurnerPR Happy, uplifting and easy-watching Chronic is not. In fact, It's more like being drenched by a cannon loaded with misery. However, Michel Franco's melancholic drama does help to bring to attention some of life's most agonising realities - from cancer and HIV to euthanasia, death and ...