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Saturday 20th December 2014


Big Eyes | Movie review

Big Eyes

In the 60s, Walter Keane (Christoph Waltz) transformed the way that art is sold and distributed across the world. It came to light, however, that he did not create the work he sold – his wife Margaret (Amy Adams) did. The latest film [read more]

Selma | Movie review


America seems to be undergoing a curiously reflective period over the last year or so, certainly if cinema is anything to go by. Lincoln, 12 Years a Slave, The Butler and now Selma - all depict the heroic struggle for emancipation on [read more]

Annie | Movie review


An age-old classic, the story of Annie is loved by many. Remaking this family favourite, though, brings with it an abundance of unavoidable problems: a sickly-sweet resolution, an anachronistic moral message and one-note characters. [read more]

Five films to look forward to in 2015

Five films to look forward to in 2015

2014 is coming to a close, and with 2015’s arrival come some of the most anticipated new releases. From new additions to everyone’s favourite franchises to the latest from some of the most innovative directors around, 2015 is [read more]

A Tale of Samurai Cooking | Movie review

A Tale of Samurai Cooking

A Tale of Samurai Cooking is loosely based on the Funaki family – loyal to the Daimyos lineage in the Kaga province – and the cooking skills they employed, establishing their worth during the tumult of feudal Japan during the [read more]

Manakamana | Movie review


The journey to Manakamana temple no longer requires an arduous walk through sparsely populated valleys and dense fauna. A cable car station in Cheres means pilgrims reach their destination with offerings to the goddess in only ten minutes. [read more]

Unbroken | Movie review


It is the very last scene, before the credits come rolling in, that makes this war drama’s outcome a little more believable. The real footage of 80-year-old Louis Zamperini running alive and well through Japan with the Olympic torch [read more]

Interview: Agyness Deyn on new movie Electricity

Interview: Agyness Deyn on new movie Electricity

Electricity is actress Agyness Deyn’s third feature film, due to be released on 12th December. Based on the book by Ray Robinson, it delves into the emotive and important subject of epilepsy. We caught up with Deyn to find out more. [read more]

Dumb and Dumber To | Movie review

Dumb and Dumber To

20 years after the toilet humour-crammed classic Dumb and Dumber (honestly, 20 years!) the Farrelly brothers revisit simpletons Harry and Lloyd to see how they’ve fared these last decades. It’s a gleefully crude affair with some [read more]

Vision Fortune and Dawn of Midi at Electrowerkz | Live review

Vision Fortune and Dawn of Midi at Electrowerkz

Electrowerkz, Islington’s former metalworks, is an interesting venue. Originally it was stables, later becoming a metalworks, before being re-purposed as the event space it is today, complete with crumbling brickwork, exposed wiring [read more]

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