Film & TV

The purpose of this series is to consider how film can be used to communicate the Biblical theme of ‘Transformation in the Wilderness’. In each edition we explore a film-hero's journey in key scenes and... More

The purpose of this series is to consider how film can be used to communicate the Biblical theme of ‘Transformation in the Wilderness’. In each edition... More

The purpose of this series is to consider how film can be used to communicate the Biblical theme of ‘Transformation in the Wilderness’. In each edition... More

San AndreasRating 7½/10  12A  114 minsDisaster films tend to follow a tried and tested pattern – something bad happens and a hero emerges who, against all odds, saves his wife/girlfriend/son/daughter.... More

CinderellaRating 8/10   U   113 minsNo explanation of the plot is necessary, because this latest live action version of the Cinderella story directed by Kenneth Branagh is just as you would expect it to... More

ChappieRating 8/10   15   120 minsThis is not a documentary film about how dog food is made. Chappie is the name given to a robot who has been created to be a sentient being. Although Chappie has the body... More

Big Hero 6Rating 8/10   PG   105 minsDon’t worry if you’ve not seen Big Hero 1 to 5, the ‘6’ in the title refers to the six young heroes battling crime in a futuristic city called San Fransokyo. This portmanteau... More

Although the Civil Rights Act of 1964 legally desegregated the South, discrimination was still rampant... More

Selma tells the story of the historic struggle to secure voting rights for African-Americans, and Premier... More

This week two North-East men of the cloth will become the first priests ever to appear on TV quiz programme... More