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The Knight of the Burning Pestle at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse | Theatre review

The Knight of the Burning Pestle at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
THEATRE REVIEW

The candlelit intimacy of the recently opened Sam Wanamaker Playhouse provides the perfect setting for Adele Thomas’s loving revival of Francis Beaumont’s farcical comedy, The Knight of the Burning Pestle. Written in or around 1607, [read more]

NME Awards 2014: the other side of the debate

NME Awards 2014: the other side of the debate

Awards season is upon us and last night it was NME’s turn to give us their verdict of the best (and worst) music of the moment. Arctic Monkeys featured heavily at the awards coming top in no less than five categories including Best Live [read more]

Secret Cinema: experience The Grand Budapest Hotel in London

Secret Cinema: experience The Grand Budapest Hotel in London

Secret Cinema have truly outdone themselves with a phenomenal event to celebrate the release of Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel. In a secret Farringdon location, The Grand Budapest was recreated in what seemed to be a creaky [read more]

The Grand Budapest Hotel | Movie review

The Grand Budapest Hotel
MOVIE REVIEW

The Grand Budapest Hotel is a maelstrom of magnificence. Wes Anderson has created a postcard-perfect, astounding cinematic feat of beauty, wit, charm, extravagance and poetry. Reminiscent of the farce and romance of Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin [read more]

Unforgiven | Movie review

Unforgiven
MOVIE REVIEW

They say some movies never leave you and this is certainly the case for Korean-Japanese filmmaker Lee Sang-il, who was so inspired as a 19-year-old film student after watching Unforgiven (1992’s multi Oscar-winning masterpiece; produced, [read more]

The Rocket: interview with director Kim Mordaunt

The Rocket: interview with director Kim Mordaunt

Kim Mordaunt is the Australian director and writer behind the The Rocket, a film based in Laos that has spoken to many. A true underdog story of a young boy’s battle against cultural stigma, exploring the nature of family and acceptance, [read more]

NME Awards 2014: the winners (and losers)

NME Awards 2014: the winners (and losers)

Presented by NME columnist Huw Stephens, the NME Awards 2014 at Brixton Academy showed once again the comatose status of the current music business. Celebrations are useful if, and only if, there is a provision of knowledge for the [read more]

Gabby Young & Other Animals at the Lexington | Live review

Gabby Young & Other Animals at the Lexington
LIVE REVIEW

Described as “the world’s finest purveyors of Circus Swing”, Gabby Young & Other Animals are a whirling mix of jazzy panache and flamboyance, capturing the audience’s attention from their very first jangling drum beats. Young, [read more]

Maxïmo Park – Too Much Information | Album review

Maxïmo Park – Too Much Information
ALBUM REVIEW

Kaiser Chiefs’ Ricky Wilson is a judge on The Voice. Radio 1 has been playing Moving to New York to remind everyone who The Wombats are before the release of their new album. The noughties are over, no one cares about the wave of spiky [read more]

The A-Z of Mrs P at the Southwark Playhouse | Theatre review

The A-Z of Mrs P at the Southwark Playhouse
THEATRE REVIEW

It’s hard to know what to expect when it comes to a play about the invention of the A-Z! Probably not one of the most riveting subjects one could think of but when you really set your mind to thinking about it, it is actually rather [read more]

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