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Belle | Movie review

Belle
MOVIE REVIEW

The preface “based on a true story” is enough to strike fear into the heart, thrown around as it is with such wild abandon these days. Amma Asante’s period drama Belle is, to be more precise, based upon a painting of Dido Elizabeth [read more]

How We Used to Live | Movie Review

How We Used to Live
MOVIE REVIEW

Paul Kelly returns with this poetically filmed collaboration with indie-pop band Saint Etienne and delivers what is essentially a prequel to Finisterre (the first in a loose trilogy of London films). How We Used to Live is composed of [read more]

Public Enemy at Electric Brixton | Live Review

Public Enemy at Electric Brixton
LIVE REVIEW

Formed in 1982 in New York, Public Enemy have long been the fierce voice of dissidence in the hip-hop world. With a double album release in 2012, they’re currently touring the UK and we thought it damn essential to check out whether they [read more]

NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage | Movie review

NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage
MOVIE REVIEW

Theatre productions are fascinating affairs. They exist in their own little bubble of artistic expression, lasting only as long as the run continues. In the case of the Bridge Project’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s Richard III, it [read more]

How to Train Your Dragon 2 | Movie review

How to Train Your Dragon 2
MOVIE REVIEW

The second instalment of the How to Train Your Dragon series soon lands in theatres, and it is with great anticipation from the crowds who saw the first movie. The first picture based on the book series by Cressida Cowell was beloved by [read more]

Cirque du Soleil: Dralion opens at the 02 Arena | Review

Cirque du Soleil: Dralion opens at the 02 Arena
REVIEW

Dancers, acrobats, clowns and trapeze artists: Cirque du Soleil are performing at the O2 arena with new tour Dralion. The outstanding show, with its oriental influences, combines Chinese acrobatic arts with contemporary Western circus. [read more]

An Interview with Gaddafi at Waterloo East | Theatre review

An Interview with Gaddafi at Waterloo East
THEATRE REVIEW

An Interview with Gaddafi is written by Reggie Adams, and is currently on its première four-week run at Waterloo East Theatre, produced by Future Social Theatre On arrival, there isn’t a programme available as they simply haven’t been [read more]

Arcade Fire at Earls Court | Live review

Arcade Fire at Earls Court
LIVE REVIEW

It’s New Zealand sensation Lorde who opens the evening at Earls Court. Her stage is minimalistic, just like her record. She’s there to sing, not to put on a show – that’s what you get and that’s all you need. [read more]

Chromeo at the Roundhouse | Live review

Chromeo at the Roundhouse
LIVE REVIEW

Dominique Young Unique opened Chromeo’s gig at the Roundhouse last night, and it has to be said that this young girl (born in 1991) has got real talent, despite her limited experience (the venue wasn’t right for the artist, [read more]

The Polyphonic Spree at Clapham Grand | Live review

The Polyphonic Spree at Clapham Grand
LIVE REVIEW

The Polyphonic Spree are a bit of an unusual creature when analysed in detail: the fact that they have a band members list, both past and present, as long as a spoilt child’s Christmas list makes them seem somewhat like the parents of [read more]

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