Tall, strong, well-mannered hero? Yawn. Tactless, arrogant, misanthropic sociopath? Yes, please.

Now don’t get me wrong; I love a good Disney film – stick the ‘Lion King’ on and I’ll be singing along before you can say ‘Hakuna Matata’. However, when it comes to getting really stuck into a good book or film – if I want to be enticed, engrossed and enthralled, then a conformist … More Tall, strong, well-mannered hero? Yawn. Tactless, arrogant, misanthropic sociopath? Yes, please.

Film Review – Les Miserables: Do you hear the people sing? Sob, more like.

I can only thank those involved in the creative decision to use a continuous soundtrack in this film – otherwise, my unbridled weeping might have been heard by more than just my row. Undeniably Les Miserables, translated as ‘The Miserable Ones’, is pretty much what it says on the tin. And okay, I did feel as if I’d been hit by the grief-train several times over throughout BUT and I can’t reinforce this enough, it was beautiful. Truly and utterly beautiful and all I want to do is see it again and again. … More Film Review – Les Miserables: Do you hear the people sing? Sob, more like.