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M F Husain: Master of Modern Indian Painting at the V&A | Exhibition review

M F Husain: Master of Modern Indian Painting at the V&A
EXHIBITION REVIEW

The gallery tucked into a far corner of the Victoria and Albert Museum that houses M F Husain: Master of Modern Indian Painting feels almost akin to a temple, which certainly fits with the atmosphere of these monumental paintings. [read more]

Foodies Festival at Marble Hill House warms a wet weekend

Foodies Festival at Marble Hill House warms a wet weekend

As the rain poured down on another wet bank holiday Monday, things did not look promising for the staff and stall-holders of the Foodies Festival. At the open event held in the grounds of Marble Hill House, the constant deluge of water had [read more]

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott at Shepherd’s Bush Empire | Live review

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott at Shepherd’s Bush Empire
LIVE REVIEW

Paul Heaton, brainchild of hit-makers The Housemartins and The Beautiful South, was, in his heyday, one of the most talented song-writers of the 80s and 90s, creating soulful, melodic hits with dry northern wit and scowling poeticism.  [read more]

Kyla La Grange at Oslo Hackney | Live review

Kyla La Grange at Oslo Hackney
LIVE REVIEW

Fresh from a performance at Dot to Dot festival, Kyla La Grange walks on stage dressed with glowing fake flowers, neon balloons and hanging Barbies to perform the electronica-laden track Fly. Every bit the pop icon, La Grange’s [read more]

Jimmy’s Hall | Movie review

Jimmy’s Hall
MOVIE REVIEW

Presenting new movie Jimmy’s Hall last week at Cannes Film Festival must have felt like being on home soil for veteran Ken Loach. In 1932, after ten years of exile in the United States, Jimmy Gralton comes back to Leitrim, Ireland to [read more]

The Homesman: Interview with actress Hilary Swank

The Homesman: Interview with actress Hilary Swank

The Homesman is the latest work of American director, writer and actor Tommy Lee Jones, presented this year at Cannes Film Festival in competition and starring Hilary Swank. How would you sum up The Homesman? 
I see The Homesman as being [read more]

Heli: Interview with Amat Escalante

Heli: Interview with Amat Escalante

Amat Escalante is the Mexican film director, producer and screenwriter behind Heli, winning Best Director at Cannes Film Festival in 2013. Surrounded by a lot of controversy from critics and audiences alike, the film received praise, [read more]

The Homesman: Interview with director and star Tommy Lee Jones

The Homesman: Interview with director and star Tommy Lee Jones

The Homesman is the latest work of American director and actor Tommy Lee Jones, presented this year at Cannes Film Festival in competition. What is The Homesman about? The Homesman is the story of three women who are transported in a wagon [read more]

Central Saint Martins art degree show | Exhibition review

Central Saint Martins art degree show
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Last week saw the private view of Central Saint Martins art and design students’ degree show, where an array of future talent displayed a plethora of artwork, sculpture and videos to special guests and industry experts. With a range of [read more]

Heli | Movie review

Heli
MOVIE REVIEW

Arresting and unflinching are two words that come to mind when contemplating the raw power of Heli, the film directed by Amat Escalante that has elicited controversy since its release on the first day of Cannes Film Festival last year. At [read more]

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