Juno: films reviewed in 50 word-ish

A feel good movie about teenage pregnancy seems an unlikely proposition, but Juno pulls it off with gusto. Some might find the language – all those ‘hey dudes’ – a little irritating and writer Diablo Cody sometimes struggles to develop other characters’ individuality, but the whole midlife crisis colliding with teenage crisis thing Continue reading

MP John Leech won’t heed Nick Clegg’s threats

Manchester Withington MP John Leech has been warned by leader Nick Clegg that his European rebellion will not go unpunished. The Lib Dems falling out over Europe was remarkable, given the party’s previous unblemished record of support for the EU. And perhaps even more remarkable was that this overshadowed any difficulties the government Continue reading