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Holes at the Arcola Tent | Theatre review

Holes at the Arcola Tent
THEATRE REVIEW

Stranded on a desert island, four plane crash survivors – three bored office workers and a nubile teenage girl – contemplate survival in the most comedic manner while addressing some of life’s greater issues: Louboutins, [read more]

Delight | Movie review

Delight
MOVIE REVIEW

Stories of love and war are traditionally intertwined and conveyed via the epic genre. Conversely for this film, Gareth Jones has chosen to explore the much overlooked victims of war: photojournalists. The individuals, in the midst of war, [read more]

The Nether at the Royal Court | Theatre review

The Nether at the Royal Court
THEATRE REVIEW

You take your seat for the play, sure of your stance and of your expectations, only for writer Jennifer Haley to squish them like plasticine and hand them back to you unrecognisable. From the most inflammatory subject matter comes a [read more]

John Fullbright – Songs | Album review

John Fullbright – Songs
ALBUM REVIEW

A gentle, bluesy album by folk artist John Fullbright, Songs is a wonderful record that many will enjoy, taking listeners on an individual journey for every song. Opening track Happy was a clever way to begin, with Fullbright’s raw, [read more]

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cast and director discuss Marvel’s latest

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cast and director discuss Marvel’s latest

The Upcoming caught up with director James Gunn and stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and David Bautista to discuss the release of their new Marvel venture, Guardians of the Galaxy. Chris, how was your screen test? Did you know from the off [read more]

Smart Ass | Movie review

Smart Ass
MOVIE REVIEW

Smart Ass is a French comedy-drama about a group of students who start a school prostitution ring. It sounds unpleasant and quite frankly, it is. The film is not smart, funny or likeable enough to get away with it. Two outsiders in an [read more]

La Roux – Trouble in Paradise | Album review

La Roux – Trouble in Paradise
ALBUM REVIEW

Back in 2009 La Roux was “doing it for a thrill” until she found fame too much to handle and hibernated – until now. Her latest album Trouble in Paradise has a lot to live up to, with her self-titled debut album going [read more]

Rise Against – The Black Market | Album review

Rise Against – The Black Market
ALBUM REVIEW

The seventh studio album from Rise Against breaks lyrical ground for the Chicago punk rock group, while falling back on a familiar musical formula. The Black Market does plenty to maintain Rise Against’s place as the thinking man’s [read more]

Stu Larsen – Vagabond | Album review

Stu Larsen – Vagabond
ALBUM REVIEW

Stu Larsen is a vagabond. He’s travelled the world, sleeping on the couches of friends and strangers; his album cover has him bearded and shaded by glass, standing by the expanse of a lake. Larsen is a man who set out for the open road, [read more]

King Creosote – From Scotland with Love | Album review

King Creosote – From Scotland with Love
ALBUM REVIEW

From Scotland with Love is the latest album from renowned Scottish musician King Creosote (Kenny Anderson) founder and essentially Director of the prolific Fence Collection. Arriving at a time when Scotland is in a position of political [read more]

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