By Brian Viner For The Daily Mail Author: The JT LeRoy Story (15) Verdict: Intriguing documentary Rating: The American author JT LeRoy is widely described, not least in this documentary, as a literary sensation. Which is all very well, unless you haven’t actually heard of him. And I confess that he completely passed me by,… Read More


By Brian Viner For The Daily Mail Suicide Squad (15) Verdict: Killingly good  Rating: Surviving members of the rock band Queen have already disassociated themselves from Donald Trump, who took the stage at last month’s Republican Party convention to their song We Are The Champions. So I wonder how they feel about their great anthem… Read More


By Judith Woods For You Magazine Between Kendall’s catwalk career, Kim and Kanye’s attempts to ‘break the internet’ and Caitlyn’s Vanity Fair cover, the Kardashian takeover is almost total. In an exclusive interview with Judith Woods, the ‘quiet’ klan member KOURTNEY offers her own take on reality  KOURTNEY WEARS DRESS, Barbara Casasola. NECKLACE and RING (right hand),… Read More


By Brian Viner For The Daily Mail  David Brent: Life on the Road Rating:   Like millions of others, I loved The Office, the BBC2 spoof documentary series about the Wernham Hogg paper company in Slough. It was brilliantly written, by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, and exquisitely performed, not least by Gervais as the… Read More


There’s a serenity to the music of HarpAcash & the Morals, an indie folk-rock trio hailing from Barrie, a city with a musical reputation mostly limited to loud Molson Park occasions. But with the rise of the graceful, Barrie-raised singer-songwriter Bahamas, perhaps it’s time to take a closer look north of the 401. HarpAcash &… Read More


Billed alliteratively as the “sensational stammering song success sung by the soldiers and sailors,” the First World War ditty K-K-K-Katy was quite a mouthful. The Geoffrey O’Hara-written tune was published in 1918, and now it’s been inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. Although set to a sweet, upbeat melody, K-K-K-Katy was actually a… Read More