Tag Archives: Steve Oram

The Moorside, Television Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 9/10

Cast: Sheridan Smith, Siobhan Finneran, Gemma Whelan, Sian Brooke, John Dagleish, Dean Andrews, Steve Oram, Gail Kemp, William Hunt, Cody Ryan, Sally Carr, Faye McKeever, Tom Hanson, Erin Shanagher, Darren Connolly, Cathy Breeze, David Zezulka, Charlotte Mills, David Peel, Kirsty Armstrong, Macy Shackleton, Martin Savage, Steve Garti, Rebecca Manley, Paul Opacic.

It was a crime that horrified Britain, a moment in the nation’s psyche that leaves a scar, not because of loss of life but one in which loss of self respect and hope became the headline news.

Midsomer Murders: The Incident At Cooper Hill. Television Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * *

Cast: Neil Dudgeon, Gwilym Lee, Fiona Dolman, Manjinder Virk, Sian Webber, Steve Toussaint, Tanya Fear, Michelle Collins, Steve Oram, Alison Steadman, Pip Torrens, Sheena Bhattessa, Alister Austin, Lee Armstrong, Steve Evets, Jennie Dale, Belinda McGinley.

There is more in the Universe than can ever be contemplated in the philosophy of a Detective Inspector in rural England, however the only thing alien about the county of Midsomer is that the murderer always believes that the bigger the elaborate death, the chances of them getting away with it; for that Inspector John Barnaby has both feet firmly planted in the real and on planet Earth.

The World’s End, Film Review. FACT Cinema, Liverpool.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * *

Cast: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Eddie Marsan, Rosamund Pike, Pierce Brosnan, Bill Nighy, David Bradley, Mark Heap, Steve Oram, Jasper Levine, Reece Shearsmith.

 

Is there nothing that Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright cannot put together that isn’t just pure British comedy gold? For the first fifteen minutes of the latest film to come from the warped and surreal imagination of Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright, The World’s End, it felt as if though the run had finally come to a crashing and disturbing end. Not so much comedy, not so much a film bought together by some of the most talented people around but the sinking feeling that this was more about a pool of writers and actors finally admitting defeat and waving a white flag but making a tedious journey round of jokes concerning the drinking culture of the U.K.