Author Archives: markbendle

Kill Bills

Kill Bills

A seaside town has been given permission to kill seagulls – after a series of attacks by the pesky birds. Residents who’ve had their feathers ruffled by the dive-bombing pests are claiming victo ...

What’s on the box this winter?

With the nights, dare I say it, drawing in and hopefully the silly season behind us Charlotte Courthold looks forward to some quality television. Recently the schedules have been very disappointing wi ...
An engrossing entertainment extravaganza

An engrossing entertainment extravaganza

Joyce Glasser reviews Everest (September 18, 2015) Cert. 12A, 121 min. The Icelandic Writer/Director Baltasar Kormákur is the right man to tackle Everest: not the mountain itself, but certainly this 3 ...