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The Vertical Hour at the Park | Theatre review

The Vertical Hour at the Park
THEATRE REVIEW

There’s a remarkable prescience to the timing of the Park Theatre’s revival of Sir David Hare’s The Vertical Hour. Nigel Douglas’ production of the play, which has at its heart a debate on the morality of the 2003 invasion of Iraq [read more]

Raindance Festival 2014: Dealer | Review

Raindance Festival 2014: Dealer
REVIEW

French director Jean Luc Herbulot explores the criminal underworld of Paris in his first feature film Dealer, which received its UK premiere at this year’s Raindance Film Festival. The story follows Dan (Dan Bronchinson), a casual [read more]

The Libertines at Alexandra Palace | Live review

The Libertines at Alexandra Palace
LIVE REVIEW

The Libertines were a band that seemed beautifully dysfunctional. While producing iconic, genre-inspiring music they also had to deal with constant rifts between the two duelling frontmen and, of course, Pete Doherty’s much-publicised [read more]

Shift Construct at Now Gallery | Exhibition review

Shift Construct at Now Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Just outside of North Greenwich station the Greenwich Peninsula is an up-and-coming, vibrant area with food, drink and art open to the public. Florence Peak’s sculptural performance Shift Construct at Now Gallery merges contemporary art [read more]

Raindance Festival 2014: The Record Keeper | Review

Raindance Festival 2014: The Record Keeper
REVIEW

Timeless narratives are always the safest bet to base a film on, particularly a narrative that everyone knows – it’s like telling a joke about breathing, no one alive can say that they don’t get it. So when biblical stories [read more]

Aphex Twin – Syro | Album review

Aphex Twin – Syro
ALBUM REVIEW

Much has been made of the time that has passed since the release of the last proper Aphex Twin album, Drukqs. While it would be misleading to portray Richard James as having existed in some kind of techno wilderness for the last [read more]

Maps to the Stars | Movie review

Maps to the Stars
MOVIE REVIEW

David Cronenberg is back in business with his latest movie Maps to the Stars. Only Cronenberg could present such a satire about Hollywood and have the audacity to walk the red carpet at its premiere! A crazy girl becomes the personal [read more]

Gianna Lauren at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen | Live review

Gianna Lauren at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen
LIVE REVIEW

“I’m Gianna Lauren and I’m from Canada”, the Halifax songstress gracefully introduced herself, standing alone and armed with nothing but an electric guitar on the stage of the humble Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen. [read more]

Gone Girl | Movie review

Gone Girl
MOVIE REVIEW

In the era of the trashy thriller novel, Gillian Flynn’s original Gone Girl was a breath of fresh air, combining unique narrative structure and thematic devices with traditional crime mystery. Naturally with her adapted screenplay [read more]

The Michelin Guide 2015: an exceptional flurry of single stars marred by stagnation higher up the ladder

The Michelin Guide 2015: an exceptional flurry of single stars marred by stagnation higher up the ladder

The prestigious Michelin Guide today announced that 14 new restaurants in the UK had been awarded its much coveted star. What the guide gave with one hand however it took with the other, stripping an equal number of stars including those [read more]

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