Title capitalisation made easy

Title capitalisation can be a little tricky. Some people capitalise every word, some people capitalise only the first word and proper nouns, and some people capitalise just some words. So who is correct? Well, it depends what you are writing. If you are writing for...

A great little movie – You Can Count On Me

By straying away from the usual blockbusters you can unearth some great hidden gems, and You Can Count On Me (2000) is certainly one of those gems. It tells a simple tale of the relationship between a sister (played by Laura Linney) and her brother (Mark Ruffalo). She...

Why my Xbox 360 is not for sale

I couldn’t believe it when my nephew said he had recently sold his Xbox 360 and the games. He said he didn’t use it and only played PC games now. It’s a mistake he’ll come to regret; my Xbox 360 is not for sale. Taking nothing away from PC gaming (or the new...

Is it capital “M” for Mainland China?

The question of whether it should be a capital or small “M” for Mainland China keeps coming up. Unfortunately, there doesn’t seem to be any clear consensus with different sources preferring one to the other. Tricky one this as, strictly speaking, “mainland” is not...

Movies worth rewatching #1 – Shutter Island

Some movies we just don’t get on the first viewing. Maybe we were too engrossed in working out the storyline, or we were simply not in the right mindset at the time. Well, for this topic, we are going to look at some movies worth rewatching in order to fully...