Taken 2

The first Taken movie was a brisk and entertaining affair, where the good guys were clearly in peril and the bad guys were shadowy and scary and ruthless. I liked the fact that there were no dumb-ass Arnie wisecracks, I loved the fact that there was no snappy black dude side-kick for occasional levity and…

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Turkey

I’ve just come back from a few days in Antalya, Turkey, where I was keynote speaker at a national Film Commissions’ conference. Organised by the erudite and thoroughly entertaining Mr Zihni Tumer and his team, the conference gathered eight cities from all over the country under the auspices of the Ministry of Information, Ministry of…

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