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A Walk Among the Tombstones | Movie review

A Walk Among the Tombstones
MOVIE REVIEW

In recent years, Liam Neeson has become so swaddled in cliché it’s hard to tell if there’s a man under there anymore. Where once he used to act, his descent into a mid-life action hero crisis has led to a string of languid [read more]

Annie Get Your Gun at New Wimbledon | Theatre review

Annie Get Your Gun at New Wimbledon
THEATRE REVIEW

“Roll up, roll up” the trumpet blasts seem to announce as Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Circus rolls into town. Stars and stripes adorn the stage at every turn, the red and white billowing like a circus top over the busy stage. Irving [read more]

Attila Marcel | Movie review

Attila Marcel
MOVIE REVIEW

Attila Marcel feels like it should be a cartoon, which comes as no surprise since this is Sylvain Chomet’s first live-action feature. Best known for The Triplets of Belleville and The Illusionist, Chomet’s style is one of freewheeling [read more]

Late Turner: Painting Set Free at Tate Britain | Exhibition review

Late Turner: Painting Set Free at Tate Britain
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Bursting with frenzies of colour, dazzling golden hues and startling paradox, Tate Britain’s collection of JMW Turner’s last works from 1836 – when Tuner was 60 – challenge preconceptions of aging, topple assumptions of [read more]

Tennis – Ritual in Repeat | Album review

Tennis – Ritual in Repeat
ALBUM REVIEW

Back in May, Tennis captivated the audience at Oslo in Hackney. Now after a highly anticipated wait, their new album is finally here. Hailing from Denver, Alaina Moore and her husband Patrick Riley have been making music as Tennis for a [read more]

Francesca Woodman: Zigzag at Victoria Miro Mayfair | Exhibition review

Francesca Woodman: Zigzag at Victoria Miro Mayfair
EXHIBITION REVIEW

The quiet and simple curatorial decisions Victoria Miro Mayfair has taken in this exhibition effortlessly supports the drama that conducts itself for the most part in the eight-by-ten-inch prints. The 25 works by American artist Francesca [read more]

Venice Film Festival 2014: interview with Adam Driver and Alba Rohrwacher for Hungry Hearts

Venice Film Festival 2014: interview with Adam Driver and Alba Rohrwacher for Hungry Hearts

We interviewed the winners of Coppa Volpi – best actor and actress – at the Venice Film Festival 2014. Adam Driver and Alba Rohrwacher co-star in Saverio Costanzo’s horror-romance Hungry Hearts. You jumped in ten days before the [read more]

Ian Francis: Endless Summer at The Outsiders Gallery | Exhibition review

Ian Francis: Endless Summer at The Outsiders Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

These paintings show contemporary people in almost dreamlike settings, usually rooms, suggesting something remembered or imagined. Youngish adults, perhaps wearing elements of costume, merge into reality or abstraction, part of a story [read more]

iTunes Festival 2014: Calvin Harris at Roundhouse | Live review

iTunes Festival 2014: Calvin Harris at Roundhouse
LIVE REVIEW

NME has announced that Calvin Harris is the first British solo artist to pass a million streams on Spotify. Being one of the highest paid DJs in the world and having more top-ten UK Singles Chart songs than Michael Jackson, it is clear how [read more]

Venice Film Festival 2014: Interviews with Ethan Hawke and Andrew Niccol for Good Kill

Venice Film Festival 2014: Interviews with Ethan Hawke and Andrew Niccol for Good Kill

After the unveiling of Andrew Niccol’s latest movie Good Kill, The Upcoming interviewed actor Ethan Hawke and the director at the 71st Venice Film Festival. Good Kill is the first fiction feature ever made about the drone programme [read more]

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