Five legends who can freely kick my head in

While watching Katie Taylor batter another peer in to irrelevance this week, even my extreme dislike for patriotism and jingoism was put on hold. ┬áKatie is such a legend that I’d happily let her beat me around the head (maybe not the face directly) with her big gloves while she repeatedly told me that I […]

[Movie Review] Primary Colors

Starring: John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates, Larry Hagman, Adrian Lester Director: Mike Nichols Genre: Comedy Cert: 15 Released: 1998 We’re on the campaign trail with Governer Jack Stanton (Travolta – “A Civil Action”, “Domestic Disturbance”) and his wife, Susan (Thompson – “Much Ado About Nothing”, “Sense and Sensibility”, “Carrington”). Stanton is […]

[Movie Review] The Waterboy

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler, Fairuza Balk Director: Frank Coraci Genre: Comedy Cert: 15 Released: 1998 All football players need water. And behind all good water is a good waterboy. Or so the saying goes. Bobby Boucher (Sandler) is one of the best waterboys around. However, the team he works for don’t have […]