Feb 11, 2016
Kander and Ebb's musical is about to embark on a UK tour. Our musicals supremo Sooz Kempner explains why you should get a ticket.
Feb 05, 2016
It's 40 years old on Monday, but has Martin Scorsese's controversial thriller stood the test of time? Sooz Kempner took a look.
Jan 18, 2016
The Oscar noms are out. Film buff 'Mystic' Sooz Kempner digs out her crystal ball and casts her votes (remember, last year she totally got Birdman right when everyone said it would be Boyhood so just because she hasn’t seen half of them, shut up).
Jan 15, 2016
It’s playlist time again and this time Sooz Kempner is looking at some lesser-known songs from the shows. Let’s all do a celebratory high kick.
Nov 24, 2015
It’s 21 years since Pulp Fiction hit the big-screen. Ultra-violence and pop culture-heavy dialogue doesn’t mean Quentin Tarantino is just for blokes. No siree, says Sooz Kempner.
Oct 30, 2015
Sooz Kempner tells us how she learned to stop worrying and love horror, and offers a film guide to scaring yourself shitless this Halloween.
Sep 22, 2015
Paul Verhoeven’s infamous film is 20 years old today. Over to you, Sooz Kempner.
Sep 01, 2015
The revival of chatter about a new Blackadder series has sent Standard Issue back to the first four. OK, three of them because, well, you know. Rounding it off, Sooz Kempner looks at our hero’s painful final hurrah.
Aug 03, 2015
With a revival of the stage show – starring creator Richard O’Brien no less – just announced and the 40th anniversary of the film version this month, there’s no better time for Sooz Kempner to say, "Damn It, Janet & Co, I Love You."
Jun 22, 2015
A New York Post film critic recently stated Goodfellas was a film women could never really understand. You’re a funny guy, says Sooz Kempner.