This is Bradley Cooper’s movie, he stars in it, directs it and co-wrote this remake but Lady Gaga steals the movie, don’t get me wrong Cooper is great as the alcoholic music star Jackson Maine who discovers Ally (Lady Gaga) singing late one night in a drag bar but every scene Gaga is in she conveys acting chops nobody knew she had. Continue reading A Star is Born
Keith Flint grew up in Essex, UK and dropped out of school at 15, he was dyslectic. He got a job and worked as a roofer. Years later he would go to a rave club know as ‘The Barn’, it was here he met the clubs DJ, Liam Howlett who was a wunderkind with the keyboards and wrote songs. Continue reading RIP Keith Flint
With the 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 demolition of Rafael Nadal in Sunday night’s Australian Open final the question has surfaced can Novak Djokovic catch and ultimately surpass Roger Federer in Grand Slam tournament wins. Continue reading Can Djokovic pass Federer’s Grand Slam total?
Kvitova vs Osaka
The 21 year old from Japan Naomi Osaka has continued on her Grand Slam form after winning last season’s US Open, the huge groundstrokes and serves she bludgeoned in New York have resurfaced in Melbourne and she’s one win away from back to back Slams. Continue reading Australian Open Womens Final Preview 2019
Your liver has been marinating in booze over Christmas and the Ash Barty hype has started to ramp up, which means the Australian Open is just days away and the draw was released only hours ago, so lets deep dive into the first Slam of the year. Continue reading Australian Open Preview 2019
5. The Handmaid’s Tale
This is the first season which has departed from the books, but it hasn’t made it any less grim or compelling, the handmaids of Gilead in this dystopian drama are still fighting back alongside the rebellion and Offred is dealing with the emotional trauma of giving up her baby to Serena. Continue reading The Top 5 TV Shows of 2018
5. First Reformed
Not seen in many theatres this portrait of the Reverend Toller (Ethan Hawke) is as powerful as it gets, about an ill emotionally and mentally tortured man who presides over an historic church in upstate New York. Continue reading The Top 5 Movies of 2018
Djokovic vs Zverev
The 21 year old German ‘next big thing’ vs 5 time ATP Finals Champion Djokovic, it’s the present vs the future. It’s not an entirely unexpected final but not the Federer vs Djokovic blockbuster the casual tennis fan may have wanted. They’ve played 3 times with the Serbian leading the head to head 2-1, including a round robin demolition this tournament 6-4, 6-1. Can the German make this a match? Continue reading ATP Finals Preview 2018
Serena vs Osaka
This has been Naomi Osaka’s Grand Slam arrival party, the 20 year old Japanese player has lost only one set all tournament, against an in form Aryna Sabalenka in the 4thround, she has a big game and has learnt how to use it.
This years final Grand Slam is just days away, and as if Davis Cup dramas, on-court serve clocks, the re-awakening of Djokovic and Ivan Lendl jumping back into the coaching ranks aren’t enough storylines I’m sure the next two weeks in New York will keep us entertained. Continue reading US Open Preview 2018