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Reviews

Grace of Monaco - film review

Kob Monney Fri, 6 Jun 2014, 5:15pm

Out now, 103 minutes, Rated PGGrace of Monaco­ has had a fairly tumultuous path to cinema screens. Public spats, delays and a critical savaging at the hands of reviewers has rendered it almost dead on arrival. While we don't think Grace ...

A Million Ways to Die in the West - film review

Kob Monney Fri, 30 May 2014, 11:51am

Out now, Rated 15, 116minsSeth MacFarlane has an odd sense of humour. That may be obvious to some, but stating it brings up a useful point with his latest film, A Million Ways to Die in the West. Much of what you get out of it will depend on ...

Hands on: LG G3 review

Verity Burns Tue, 27 May 2014, 10:19pm

When the LG G2 smartphone launched, it was one of the most promising smartphones we’d seen from LG for years. With a well thought-out design and some exciting world-first features (including high-res music capabilities), the G2 was a worthy rival ...

Godzilla (2014) – film review

Ced Yuen Thu, 15 May 2014, 5:14am

Godzilla (2014)Out todayFive starsKing of the Monsters. That’s Godzilla’s official epithet. But to most people the creature is just a special dinosaur, another blockbusting tool for toppling buildings and flipping cars. Yawn. Boredom is not an ...

Chromeo: White Women review

Max Langridge Wed, 14 May 2014, 3:09pm

Chromeo: White WomenDownload, CD, VinylOut nowWhite Women marks the return of Canada's favourite electro-funk duo (granted, there might not be that many), with their fourth long-player.In the four years since since the critically, but not so ...

Hands on: Motorola Moto E review

Max Langridge Tue, 13 May 2014, 5:08pm

Motorola has unveiled the Moto E budget smartphone, a budget phone costing just £89.Packing some decent looking specs for the money, the Moto E could well be the budget Android phone of choice for many looking to make their first venture into ...

Hands on: LG webOS TV review (2014 TVs)

Andy Madden Mon, 12 May 2014, 12:09pm

Hands on review: LG webOS (2014)On 21st March 2013, LG acquired webOS – the operating system formerly used by Palm and Hewlett Packard. The aim was to develop the platform, transforming it from a handy handheld OS, to the smartest of smart TV ...

24: Live Another Day - TV review

Kob Monney Thu, 8 May 2014, 5:59pm

The following review of 24: Live Another Day does not feature any major spoilers. Jack Bauer is back as 24 returns to TV screens in the 12 hour special 24: Live Another Day. Sounding like a rejected title for a Bond film, we find Kiefer ...

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 - film review

Kob Monney Thu, 1 May 2014, 12:03pm

Out now Rated 12A 2hrs 22minsSpider-Man is back with Andrew Garfield donning the red and blue unitard again in this comic book sequel.We gave the first film a positive review but it displayed some narrative troubles, problems the sequel has not ...

Bad Neighbours - film review

Kob Monney Wed, 30 Apr 2014, 4:00pm

Release date: May 2nd 2014 Rated 15 1hr 36minsIt feels like we've been starved of good comedies this year but that could change with the release of Bad Neighbours. Starring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne and Dave Franco, this comedy about two ...