Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire – the lost gem of Christmas films

For all my yearly rewatches of Bernard and the Genie, The Holiday and the Christmas episodes of The Vicar of Dibley, there are some Christmas films or shows of yore I'd maybe forgotten about but loved at the time, and I am only just now rediscovering. Such is the case with Robbie the Reindeer. Partly … Continue reading Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire – the lost gem of Christmas films

Richard Curtis: making a fully fledged bastard of a point since 1991 (or thereabouts).

More so in light of the controversy surrounding Russell Brand this week, we seem to have a annoyingly odd habit in this country of knocking our finest talents down when it suits us. Particularly when they so much as dare to connect with something beyond the supposed smoke and mirrors world of wealth and celebrity … Continue reading Richard Curtis: making a fully fledged bastard of a point since 1991 (or thereabouts).