Ron Howard is a funny old director. You never quite know what you’re going to get with him. His work ranges from the brilliant (Apollo 13, Frost/Nixon) to the fairly good (Backdraft, Splash) to the diabolical (The Dilemma) and encompasses every stage in between. He hits more often than he misses but his name isn’t an automatic guarantee of quality…


Until I met my husband I had never watched Formula One and had no interest whatsoever in fast cars going round in circles. Once we started to live together I developed an appreciation of the sport and began to enjoy watching races. Don’t get me wrong I’m still a fair-weather fan….