The latest edition of the popular Boys On Film series makes it ways to DVD, with another selection of gay-themed shorts from around the world. So what’s this one like? Take a look at our rundown below.
Mattia is a young man in a relationship with Eduard, and he’s about to head off to Spain to live with him. Despite the fact he’s out to friends, Mattia still hasn’t let his family know he’s gay, even if he’s told Eduard his relatives all know and are perfectly happy about it. Mattia doesn’t have any plans to tell his mother and father, but then Eduard announces he’s heading to Rome and expects to be able to meet Mattia’s family. [Read more…]
In the 1970s unusual albums were the flavour of the times, from The Who’s Tommy to the surprise success of Tubular Bells. However when Jeff Wayne released his musical version of HG Wells’ War Of The Worlds in 1978, I’d be surprised if he thought that 36 years later it would still be going strong re-envisioned as an arena spectacular. Many people mistakenly think it started out as a stage musical, but it wasn’t it was a concept album, with the voice of Richard Burton and various people singing the songs. [Read more…]
As Milton Jones takes his quick-fire insanity back on the road, many fans of his appearances on Mock The Week and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow might be skeptical just how well his style translates into a show 60 minutes long. Allay your fears and doubts. He succeeds with such flair we may be seeing many more Hawaiian shirt sporting fanatics.
Milton Jones’ one liners are sharp and cutting. Raucous jokes stream one after the other, barely allowing you time to breathe. The only time you get to recover is when the comic is one step ahead of you, and you have to take a moment to catch up! This is rare however, as his jokes, while requiring a certain wit to comprehend, are utterly accessible. His ability to include everyone inside his absurd world is astounding; any audience can find this man hilarious. [Read more…]