Monthly Archives: July 2016

John Carpenter: Master of atmospheres

ON Twitter he is known as @TheHorrorMaster, but the man behind the seminal ‘stalk’n’slash’ thriller Halloween is no run-of-the-mill film-maker. As anyone familiar with the work of John Carpenter knows, he is also an accomplished producer, writer, director and, of … Continue reading

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TV3’s Red Rock comes to BBC One

EVENIN’ all! From Dixon of Dock Green to Z Cars, The Bill to Cuffs, nothing beats a good old-fashioned cop show, the grittier the better. The outcry when the BBC axed Cuffs, their recent well-recieved Brighton-set crime drama, after just … Continue reading

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Running with the Gang in Toronto

AIR Canada Rouge fly direct to Toronto from Edinburgh in less than seven hours… with a strong tail wind. Discovered that last week, courtesy of the Fringe. The biggest ‘arts’ fair on the planet has long boasted of being a … Continue reading

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