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Down Dog | Movie review

Down Dog
MOVIE REVIEW

At its best, film comedy can be a vital medium capable of making the exploration of meaningful issues resonate with the unifying power of laughter. Down Dog does not represent the medium at its best. The central problem here is that, as a [read more]

Still Life | Movie review

Still Life
MOVIE REVIEW

Even though he is a descendent of legendary filmmaker Luchino Visconti, director Uberto Pasolini doesn’t come from the film scene. He worked as an investment banker in London for over ten years before he finally decided to embark on a [read more]

Dear White People | Movie review

Dear White People
MOVIE REVIEW

Is a bloods and crypts “black face” party ironic, a lampooning of suburbanite voyeurism in an age of   multiculturalism? Or is it casual racism, even a mixture of both? These are the sorts of questions that pack Dear White [read more]

Miss Dietrich Regrets at St James | Theatre review

Miss Dietrich Regrets at St James
THEATRE REVIEW

According to Gail Louw’s latest play, Marlene Dietrich regrets many things; the neglect she showed her daughter, the abuse she failed to notice and the many potential husbands that passed her by. Anyone who is witness to the latest [read more]

Shannon Saunders at The Borderline | Live review

Shannon Saunders at The Borderline
LIVE REVIEW

She may only be 20 years old, but Shannon Saunders is already playing to packed houses. Last night’s gig at The Borderline saw an eager young crowd crammed into every cranny of the venue as the English singer-songwriter took to the [read more]

The Changeling at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse | Theatre review

The Changeling at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
THEATRE REVIEW

Based on Thomas Middleton and William Rowley’s infamous play, The Changeling is the classic story of Jacobean passion and madness that keeps you entertained from beginning to end. In a twisted mixture of blood-soaked tragedy and [read more]

Top ten luxury family holidays for 2015

Top ten luxury family holidays for 2015

If your New Year’s resolutions included travelling and spending more time with your loved ones, why not pack your bags and explore the big bad world – with the kids in tow? There’s plenty to see and do out there, so take a look at [read more]

The Sidekicks – Runners in the Nerved World | Album review

The Sidekicks – Runners in the Nerved World
ALBUM REVIEW

If us Brits can be summed up by one statement, it’s that we’re gluttons for a good indie band. There’s something so scintillating about the raw and carefree vibe, and providentially, there’s always a vast array of [read more]

Rachel Reupke: Letter of Complaint at Cubitt Gallery | Exhibition review

Rachel Reupke: Letter of Complaint at Cubitt Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Letter of Complaint is a ten-minute film exploring Rachel Reupke’s fascination in “the expressive properties of stock images”. In this short piece, an unseen female narrates four very different, yet equally vapid, letters of [read more]

Ian Breakwell: Important Works from the 60s and 70s at Anthony Reynolds Gallery | Exhibition review

Ian Breakwell: Important Works from the 60s and 70s at Anthony Reynolds Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Ian Breakwell was a unique, influential and diverse figure: “a painter, diarist, film maker, fiction writer, photographer, and broadcaster”, as the late commentator Tom Lubbock put it best. Now, ten years after Breakwell’s death, [read more]

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