From the daily archives:

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Week 8 – Villain: Tony Blair

February 23, 2014

This Week’s Villain of the Week is former Prime Minister Tony Blair who revealed once again his craven relationship with the rich and powerful with his offer to assist Rebekah Brooks and the Murdochs over phone hacking Every time you think you’ve got the measure of Tony Blair, he does something to lower even further […]

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Week 8: Hero – Church Leaders

February 23, 2014

Our regular Hero of the Week award goes to this nation’s church leaders, for going where Her Majesty’s Opposition have feared to tread Yesterday was a momentous day for Britain’s most senior Catholic, Vincent Nichols. The Pope created him one of the Catholic church’s 218 cardinals, and one of 122 that will get to choose […]

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Cine-East Film Club Presents #38: 1999, The Talented Mr Ripley (Anthony Minghella)

February 23, 2014

Freddy Miles:  ‘How’s the peeping, Tommy?’ Three weeks ago yesterday Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the greatest American actors of his generation was found dead in his West Village apartment, at the age of 46.   This week’s Cine-East Film Club presentation is dedicated to him. I have chosen The Talented Mr Ripley as the film […]

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Week 8: Prat – Chris Moyles

February 23, 2014

This week’s winner of the coveted Prat of the Week award is the Radio 1 DJ, Chris Moyles. Perhaps the only surprising thing about Chris Moyles triumphant clinching of the Allthatsleft Prat of the Week Award, is that it has taken so long for him to win it. He is a Prat of the first […]

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