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Life of Riley | Movie review

Life of Riley
MOVIE REVIEW

The late French New Wave master Alain Resnais began his career tackling such thorny issues as the Holocaust (Night and Fog) and the Hiroshima bomb (Hiroshima Mon Amour). His later work veered towards light(er)-hearted materials with a [read more]

Di and Viv and Rose at the Vaudeville | Theatre review

Di and Viv and Rose at the Vaudeville
THEATRE REVIEW

Di and Viv and Rose is funny, heartwarming and safe. It may not push any boundaries, but it’s likely to push out a few tears. This play follows the exploits of the titular three characters: Di, a sporty and pragmatic lesbian, Viv, a [read more]

Molly Wobbly at the Leicester Square | Theatre review

Molly Wobbly at the Leicester Square
THEATRE REVIEW

Jemma (Cassie Compton), Ruth (Stephanie Fearon) and Margaret (Jane Milligan) are the dissatisfied wives of Mammary Lane, in small town Little Happening. They are jolted out of their daily doldrums by the arrival of a mysterious stranger [read more]

Kosheen at Koko | Live review

Kosheen at Koko
LIVE REVIEW

You may know Kosheen from their (by now old-school) 2001 hits Hide U and Catch; last night they made a triumphant return to performing live at Koko. The band played a mixture of old and newer stuff (appropriately for a band whose [read more]

The Wedding Ringer | Movie review

The Wedding Ringer
MOVIE REVIEW

The Wedding Ringer can’t seem to make up its mind about what kind of movie it wants to be: screwball ensemble comedy or heart-warming tale of one loser’s journey to “brodom”. The movie pulls off screwball far better than [read more]

Anything Goes at New Wimbledon | Theatre review

Anything Goes at New Wimbledon
THEATRE REVIEW

There’s something to be said for judging a musical on its own terms. Wicked doesn’t necessarily want to be a heart-wrenching portrayal of otherness and nor should it, while Les Misérables isn’t exactly a barrel of laughs, but that [read more]

Nikita Kadan: Limits of Responsibility at Waterside Contemporary | Exhibition review

Nikita Kadan: Limits of Responsibility at Waterside Contemporary
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Nestled in a small studio space in Hoxton, most Londoners may not have come across Waterside Contemporary; a visit to their intriguing new exhibition from Ukrainian artist Nikita Kadan is a must for those seeking new art projects in the [read more]

Fall Out Boy – American Beauty/American Psycho | Album review

Fall Out Boy – American Beauty/American Psycho
ALBUM REVIEW

Fall Out Boy have always written anthems. American Beauty/American Psycho is no different, with each stand-out track able to hold its own. Patrick Stump’s voice has a vulnerability to it that is heartfelt and pure, which is what [read more]

An Evanescent Fix at Vitrine Gallery | Exhibition review

An Evanescent Fix at Vitrine Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

An Evanescent Fix sees the coming together of pieces by Jack Brindley, Keith Farquhar, Charlie Godet Thomas, Clare Kenny and Will Murray, reflecting the flexibility of texture, light, geometry and the very form of photography. The idea of [read more]

The Ruling Class at Trafalgar Studios | Theatre review

The Ruling Class at Trafalgar Studios
THEATRE REVIEW

At a moment when Britain is more critical of her society than ever comes Peter Barnes’ astonishing The Ruling Class. There are so many layers to this production – religion, politics, duty, family, sexuality, madness – that it’s [read more]

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