Film & Books

In Review: Alien: Covenant will have you squirming in your seat...but in a good way?

Director Ridley Scott released his non-Alien Alien (1979) prequel Prometheus in 2012 to a mixed critical reaction. The main problem being that was isn't all that original, despite the lavish marketing that created a tantalisingly mysterious feel to the film....

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In Review: The plot for Sleepless is a 'twisty-turny' thing, says our reviewer

Sleepless is a film that is more complicate to explain than it is to watch. It has a convoluted plot that, in the immortal words of Blackadder, twists and turns like a...twisty turny thing......

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Chapter and Verse: International best-seller Robin Hobb books in with Total MK ahead of her visit to Milton Keynes

Robin Hobb is visiting Waterstone's bookstore at intu Milton Keynes to promote her new read, Assassin's Fate. Read on and discover the books that left their mark on her, and her favourite word......

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Meet author Stuart MacBride at intu Milton Keynes this week

The creator of the Logan McRae series will be signing copies of his gripping new stand-alone thriller, A Dark So Deadly, at the bookstore this week...

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In Review: The Boss Baby (U) on the big screen at Cineworld. Is the humour quota on track?

This movie is hugely fun for adults and kids alike, which is essential to Dreamworks' success in this field. But is it becoming too much?...

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Breaking Hitler’s secret cipher - book launch is hosted at The National Museum of Computing

The Lorenz book is the autobiographical story of the life of the late Captain Jerry Roberts and gives an in-depth personal perspective of the breaking the twelve-wheeled Lorenz cipher....

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