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The Tale of Princess Kaguya | Movie review

The Tale of Princess Kaguya
MOVIE REVIEW

The Tale of Princess Kaguya is a richly-drawn and heart-wrenching new film by Studio Ghibli. Based on the tenth-century Japanese folk tale The Woodcutter’s Daughter, Isao Takahata’s swan-song simultaneously dazzles the senses and tugs [read more]

Rasta Thomas’ Romeo and Juliet at the Peacock | Dance review

Rasta Thomas’ Romeo and Juliet at the Peacock
DANCE REVIEW

Was there ever a tale adapted more than that of Juliet and her Romeo? It’s a story that dance, screen and theatre cannot leave alone. This production was created and choreographed by Adrienne Canterna, who also dances the [read more]

Ghosts: How We Live in the Future at the Fine Art Society | Exhibition review

Ghosts: How We Live in the Future at the Fine Art Society
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Addressing the extremely topical idea of failed modernism in London, six artists with varying practices are brought under the same roof to exhibit Ghosts: How We Live in the Future. The notion addressed is that much of London’s [read more]

The Tales of Malik-Mammed at Chelsea Theatre | Theatre review

The Tales of Malik-Mammed at Chelsea Theatre
THEATRE REVIEW

“The magician El leads audiences into a magical world of yesteryear when Shahs ruled, dragons roamed and where quick-witted Prince Malik-Mammed sets out to prove he’s a match for his overbearing big brothers.” Serving as a fun [read more]

Dreamcatcher | Movie review

Dreamcatcher
MOVIE REVIEW

As the camera pans across the impressive Chicago skyline, without prior knowledge of the subject matter you could be forgiven for thinking this is going to be a documentary about the lives of those who work in the skyscrapers, glowing in [read more]

The Nether at Duke of York’s | Theatre review

The Nether at Duke of York’s
THEATRE REVIEW

At the heart of The Nether lies an increasingly pertinent quandary: when technology can effectively bring the imagination to life, should the imagined realm be subject to real world laws and principles? Jennifer Haley’s compelling work [read more]

Suite Française | Movie review

Suite Française
MOVIE REVIEW

When considering war, the military strategy and major political groups involved tend to feature strongly in our preconceptions, however, Suite Française, set in WWII, chooses not to explore the tactics of war. Instead, the [read more]

Difret | Movie review

Difret
MOVIE REVIEW

A small but powerful Ethiopian drama, Difret tells an engaging tale of the case that led to the outlawing of snatching child brides. Well acted and compelling, it’s certainly a must-see. The film centres around the case of [read more]

Dark Summer | Movie Review

Dark Summer
MOVIE REVIEW

Considering the extent to which the Internet pervades our lives, and for how long, it’s perhaps a little surprising that, in 2015, fans of horror movies are still waiting for anything approaching a definitive web-based chiller. A [read more]

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water | Movie review

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water
MOVIE REVIEW

The latest big screen caper from everybody’s favourite anthropomorphic sponge and his ragtag bunch of friends is finally here, and kids and fans of the show are in for a treat. The film centres around the super secret Krabby Patty [read more]

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