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The Purge: Anarchy | Movie review

The Purge: Anarchy
MOVIE REVIEW

It takes a determined effort to buy into The Purge: Anarchy’s concept: for 12 hours a year all crime is legal, including murder. Sequel to 2013’s poorly reviewed but reasonably well grossing The Purge, The Purge: Anarchy makes a few [read more]

Northwest | Movie review

Northwest
MOVIE REVIEW

The rise of the petty criminal lured in by money and power is a familiar arc to anyone with an interest in the crime genre. It’s one that has been seen in films globally from France’s A Prophet to Britain’s Rise of the Footsoldier. [read more]

The Importance of Being Earnest at Harold Pinter | Theatre review

The Importance of Being Earnest at Harold Pinter
THEATRE REVIEW

Lucy Bailey’s production of The Importance of Being Earnest is a reimagining of Wilde’s magnificent play. Many Wilde fans would recoil in horror at the idea of such a sublime piece of work being interfered with, and so they should. [read more]

The Last Days of Limehouse at Limehouse Town Hall | Theatre review

The Last Days of Limehouse at Limehouse Town Hall
THEATRE REVIEW

Did you know that there was a Chinatown in London long before the one in Soho? On a sweltering evening in the east end, the Yellow Earth theatre company (with help from the refreshingly authentic Tsingtao beer on offer) turned Limehouse [read more]

Macbeth at Abney Park | Theatre review

Macbeth at Abney Park
THEATRE REVIEW

Set in Abney Park, a cemetery, Macbeth is a fitting story to be retold. A play in promenade, the audience is required to literally follow the actors through the park, the cemetery and its eerie surroundings providing an ideal setting for [read more]

Diesel on Tour: The Final Battle – Klaxons vs Clean Bandit | Live review

Diesel on Tour: The Final Battle – Klaxons vs Clean Bandit
LIVE REVIEW

Since its opening half a year ago, Oslo Hackney has proven itself time over time, with great gigs and club nights, evidently delicious food and stunning decor. They are visited by the kind of hip clientele that are taking over the flats [read more]

Natural Affection at Jermyn Street | Theatre review

Natural Affection at Jermyn Street
THEATRE REVIEW

House on the Hill Productions brings William Inge’s delicate and disturbing Natural Affection to life commendably at Jermyn Street Theatre. The script itself is full of honest, fluid conversation that smoothly lands itself in the the [read more]

Mr Morgan’s Last Love | Movie review

Mr Morgan’s Last Love
MOVIE REVIEW

Set in rural Paris, Mr Morgan’s Last Love is a melancholy but sweet tale of Matthew Morgan (Michael Caine) and Pauline Laubie (Clémence Poésy), two slightly lonely individuals who strike up a friendship a few years after Morgan’s [read more]

Mahna Mahna: A Muppet Cabaret at The Pheasantry | Theatre review

Mahna Mahna: A Muppet Cabaret at The Pheasantry
THEATRE REVIEW

Since the 1960s The Muppets have infiltrated popular culture and captured a place in our hearts. From the meek, introspective Kermit to the rambunctious, flirtatious Miss Piggy, Jim Henson’s world of foam and fur has ignited our [read more]

Vena Portae – Vena Portae | Album review

Vena Portae – Vena Portae
ALBUM REVIEW

Latin for vein portal, Vena Portae’s eponymous album delivers soft, atmospheric folk sounds representative of the band’s nomadic ponderings during their time on the road. Made up of Bafta award-winning singer Emily Barker (Red Clay [read more]

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In Scottsboro, Alabama, in 1931, nine black boys were tried for the alleged rape of two white girls. They were [read more]

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