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Birmingham Fest 2016

July 14, 2016

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A highlight of the year, Birmingham Fest takes place from 15-31st July. The theatre festial organised by the energetic Darren Haywood promotes new plays, dance, music, comedy, magic amongst it’s performances all with low-price tickets. I headed to the preview and have highlighted a few must-sees [FAVE] Honey [FAVE] Alice in the Wilderness Winners Sentimental […]

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At The Flix with @Timmy666

March 14, 2016

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Welcome to this week’s #AtTheFlix, a weekly trawl through the films out in Birmingham. Anomalisa (15) Charlie Kaufman is arguably cinema’s most daring and interesting screenwriter. Anomalisa is another example of why! Only Kaufman, with the exception perhaps of Woody Allen in his pomp, can blend the metaphysical questions with a blend of surrealism and […]

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Brum Trail: The Winter in the City Trail

March 7, 2016

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Ideal for: people who love both breakfast and board games Avoid if: you’re a bad loser Bring // You’ll need: your woollies Terrain: high ropes and high stakes The start: Bar Opus, Snowhill Nothing takes the winter chill away quite like a hearty brunch. Bar Opus do a swish version with a choice of either […]

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At the Flix with @Timmy666

March 4, 2016

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Greetings one and all. After a brief sojourn, #AtTheFlix is back with a peek at what’s out at the cinemas in Birmingham this weekend. As always, let’s take a ganders…. London Has Fallen (15) Butler, Eckhart, Freeman et al are back for another slab of action silliness moving the action from DC to dearest London, […]

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At The Flix with @Timmy666

February 12, 2016

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Welcome to this week’s At The Flix. In a busy week, we look at Marvel’s latest comic adventure Deadpool, observe Will Smith fighting the cause for medical advancement, bask in the fashionista glory that is the return of Derek Zealander, observe a mashup of Jane Austen and zombies and realise that Ralph Fiennes can really dance! Deadpool […]

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Meet the Artist: Liskbot

February 1, 2016

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From Pablo Picasso and Vincent Van Gogh, to Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin and Banksy. We all have our favourite artists – and we all have our from styles of art. Those who enjoy a Rembrandt may not necessarily like work by Shepard Fairey or other street artists. Me, I do. I’m a big fan of […]

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At The Flix with @Timmy666

January 31, 2016

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  Greetings one and all! Welcome to this week’s trawl through all things cinematic and hitting the screens in Brum this week. Spotlight (15) Todd McCarthy’s passionate portrayal and appreciation of the work of Spotlight, an investigative journalism team of the Boston Globe, is brought to the fore in an old-school procedural style. The Spotlight team […]

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At The Flix with @Timmy666

January 23, 2016

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Welcome to this week’s trawl through all things cinematic and hitting the screens in Brum this weekend. After last week’s tranche of awards season contenders, what will this week bring? The Big Short (15) This week’s biggest release, this adaptation of Michael Lewis’s non-fiction best seller, provides a dark satirical take on the financial crash. […]

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At the Flix with @Timmy666

January 15, 2016

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Hello one and all. Welcome to this week’s #AtTheFlix, your weekly fix on what is coming out this week. This is a very strong week, with a number of this week’s releases having a definitive air of awards season. Yet there’s more than that as well. Let’s take a peek shall we… The Revenant (15) […]

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At The Flix with @Timmy666

January 7, 2016

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Happy New Year! Welcome to the first #AtTheFlix of the New Year! As the countdown to awards season approaches, so expect a number of films that are just Oscar worthy versus those that are a little bit more Oscar bait! It’s a quiet week in terms of mainstream releases this week following a busy Christmas […]

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