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Into the Woods: press conference with Meryl Streep, co-stars and crew

Into the Woods: press conference with Meryl Streep, co-stars and crew

While on the road promoting the release of Into the Woods, The Upcoming caught up with director Rob Marshall, lead actors Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Tracey Ulman and James Corden, and producers John Deluca and Marc Platt, for a chat about [read more]

The Last of the Unjust | Movie review

The Last of the Unjust
MOVIE REVIEW

Theresienstadt was a “model ghetto” used by the Nazis as propaganda to project the appearance of humane treatment of Jews. It was “the gift to the Jews,” a paradise filled with happy children and content elderly; however, [read more]

National Gallery | Movie review

National Gallery
MOVIE REVIEW

There are two ways to view this documentary about the National Gallery by Frederick Wiseman. On the one hand, it can be seen as a group of esoterics trying to explain to the “masses” what they do. If this is how you choose to [read more]

Cirque du Soleil: Kooza at Royal Albert Hall | Theatre review

Cirque du Soleil: Kooza at Royal Albert Hall
THEATRE REVIEW

Cirque du Soleil’s reputation precedes it. The audience knows to expect a spectacle and it does not leave disappointed. The Canadian troupe’s new production Kooza reworks the famous formula, delivering feats of impossible strength and [read more]

Testament of Youth premiere: A chat with the cast and crew on the red carpet in London

Testament of Youth premiere: A chat with the cast and crew on the red carpet in London

“If the war spares me,” wrote Vera Brittain to her brother Edward in 1916, “it will be my one aim to immortalise in a book the story of us four.” In 1933 she published that book, Testament of Youth, and it went on to become one of [read more]

Into the Woods | Movie review

Into the Woods
MOVIE REVIEW

Fairytales have always been hailed as a gateway into the often dark and eerie realm of the human unconscious, and though Rob Marshall’s adaptation of Into the Woods has been a little Disneyfied it remains surprisingly true to the [read more]

Street food: the exponential growth of London’s scene

Street food: the exponential growth of London’s scene

The street-food scene in London has expanded in an exponential way to facilitate access to a wealth of varied culinary delights.  With the emergence of the Street Food Awards in 2009, food traders have every reason to turn up the volume [read more]

Testament of Youth | Movie review

Testament of Youth
MOVIE REVIEW

Testament of Youth is a beautiful screen adaptation of Vera Brittain’s memoirs during the First World War and its tragic privation of youth. It is her story of love, loss and struggle, and here she is played to perfection by the [read more]

Foxcatcher | Movie review

Foxcatcher
MOVIE REVIEW

In casting his true crime tale of sibling Olympic wrestling champions Mark and Dave Schultz, and their ill-fated embroilment with eccentric (and ultimately murderous) millionaire sponsor John du Pont, Foxcatcher director Bennett Miller [read more]

American Sniper | Movie review

American Sniper
MOVIE REVIEW

If you keep up with American military news, you’ll have probably heard of the name Chris Kyle. As a United States Navy SEAL, Kyle is famous for being the most lethal sniper in US military history. The film American Sniper tells his [read more]

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