5×2 Five Times Two: films reviewed in 50 words-ish

Marred by unlikable, rather boring characters about whose relationship we learn nothing, 5×2 is very disappointing. Telling the tale backward in five episodes from divorce (and awkward farewell bonk/rape/‘can’t we try again’) to first meeting is no more than a wasted gimmick. A don’t bother 2 out of 10 Director: François Ozon……Starring: Valeria Continue reading

MPs to hold vivisectionists to account… as if!

It’s little wonder any debate on animal rights is marred by accusations of extremism when a 48 year-old grandmother gets 15 months for storming into a laboratory and calling people ‘scum’ (no physical harm caused, just hurt feelings), while David Smith, who allegedly made £100,000 killing healthy greyhounds, is fined just £2,000 for Continue reading