Molly’s Game

11 December 2018 Molly’s Game A film by Aaron Sorkin  reviewed by Adam McCormack Star rating: **** It takes just a frozen twig to change the course of someone’s life.  Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain) would appear to be the golden child.  Born into a high achieving family in Denver, academically brilliant and on the cusp

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Issue 135: 2018 01 04: Fixing Business

04 January 2018 Fixing Business by Digby Jones ‘Making Profitable Business work for the good of all’ Book reviewed by Frank O’Nomics At the heart of this book Digby Jones creates a strong case for having a market-based economy where Business (he insists in the upper-case) is profitable.  He argues that this is in the

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Issue 135: 2018 01 04: “The Last Jedi”

04 January 2018 “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” A film by Rian Johnson Reviewed by Adam McCormack Star rating **** Radio 4’s Never Seen Star Wars gets people to do something that they have not done before even though most of the population has. I do not quite fit that mandate for Star Wars itself,

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Jedi Worship

21 December 2017 Jedi Worship by J.R. Thomas  Star Wars: The Last Jedi is currently occupying most every screen in your local multiplex, and whilst Shaw Sheet readers no doubt prefer serious Italian art-house films or indeed their weekly journeys to the Wigmore Hall or Covent Garden, at Christmas they may search for something a

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