Jake Gyllenhaal


DVD releases: Everest & The Visit

January 16, 2016

EVEREST (12) 3 stars Rob Hall (Jason Clarke) and Scott Fischer (Jake Gyllenhaal) lead competing expeditions on Everest, racing against one another and the elements to ensure their clients reach the peak safely.

Food and Drink

Five celeb diets to avoid

January 12, 2016

Tempted to lose a few pounds after the excesses of Christmas and New Year? You’re definitely not alone – year after year, “losing weight” tops New Year resolution lists, and it’s also one of the pledges we’re highly likely to fail.


DVD reviews: Inside Out & Southpaw

November 20, 2015

INSIDE OUT (U) 5 stars A mother (voiced by Diane Lane) and father (Kyle MacLachlan) welcome a baby girl called Riley (Kaitlyn Dias) into the world. From the moment she opens her eyes, Riley’s mood is shaped by five coloured emotions – golden Joy (Amy Poehler), blue Sadness (Phyllis Smith), purple Fear (Bill Hader), red Anger (Lewis Black) and green Disgust (Mindy Kaling) – which bicker behind a large control desk laden with buttons and levers inside the child’s head.


Cinema reviews: Everest & A Walk in the Woods

September 17, 2015

EVEREST (12A) 4 stars Icelandic director Baltasar Kormakur heads for the highest peak on Earth for a gripping drama based on true events which cast a deathly shadow over the mountaineering community in 1996.


Cinema: Inside Out & Southpaw

July 23, 2015

INSIDE OUT (U) 5 stars Despite gargantuan advances in medical science, we still don’t fully understand the complexities of the human brain – its ability to process vast quantities of information, solve problems and store memories at speeds that put supercomputers to shame.


Rene Russo’s milking success

November 3, 2014

She shot to fame in Lethal Weapon 3, was applauded for her sultry performance in The Thomas Crown Affair and now, at 60, Rene Russo could be in the running for an Oscar