Reviews have spoilers. Tour This Play! Twelve Nights or WTF? The 3MT, Manchester Starring: Charlie Colquhoun, Sophie Anne Ellicott, Sophie Toland, Daniel Brotherton, Louise Wilson, Tony Charnock Written by: John Topliff Directed by: Gina T Frost Original run: December in central Manchester, the Three Minute Theatre Feels like it would look good in: Lantern Theatre (Liverpool), Chelsea Theatre … Continue reading Theatre Review: ‘Twelve Nights or WTF’?
5 Films You’ll Want To Watch in 2015 At least five. I’ve added more than five to account for the fact that 2015 is going to be a bumper year right across the industry…have a look at the categories below. This year, it’s also key to remember that we’re now so much closer to those rumours … Continue reading 5 Films You Must Watch in 2015
2014 Was The Year of Kick-Ass Women In Film. And generally since the 70s; more and more female characters are driving mainstream movie narratives beyond the noir genre, thoroughly smashing the filters of the Bechdel Test. In a throughly equivocal order numbered only for convenience, find below proof that for women, being badass this year, was … Continue reading 2014 Was The Year of Kick-Ass Women In Film
Enjoy this batch of our reviews in the short film world. Here is: Short Films of the Month. 1. Kyla La Grange – Cut Your Teeth Been obsessed with this song for months. My friend James put me onto Kyla as pretty much her number 1 fan and I was like, yeah Jamie: I bloody well … Continue reading Short Films of the Month
How you know? Spam commenters. If you are employed to write spam on someone’s blog, especially mine, please fuck off. THIS IS HOW WE KNOW NO-ONE READS OUR BLOGS. IT’S REALLY ANNOYING! I ALREADY KNOW THIS! Look, yes SEO is important and can make or break the ads you’re hosting on your website while you’re desperately … Continue reading How You Know No-One Reads Your Blog (And Mine)
“They sound like The Mars Volta’s softer stuff, you know?” said my new Irish friend Ryan after checking out their first release on this VCR POP 4-split EP. “I like it.” While recording at the home of lead-vocalist Alex Coates, guitarist/pianist Ben Bulow (and for the cause of honest journalism, Alex’s kinda glam but always … Continue reading Band Review: Wall Market Racketeers, KRAAK Gallery
Happy April. You’re only a fool if you’re watching short films for the wrong reasons. (Hopefully that provoked the response: how can you watch short films for the wrong reasons?) Here’s April’s roundup: 1.LEAP, Dan Gaud (2010) Fringe-esque short film joy with some creepy looking Voldemort things in, AKA: parallel-universal travel for the WIN! Production … Continue reading SHORT FILM REVIEWS: FOR APRIL
This is an article I wrote for THIS IS FAKE DIY, uk, 2012-2013 Album Review: First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar Heaven knows why the Unofficial Music Writers’ Collective say second albums are so hard to write. For First Aid Kit, it sounded like the easiest thing the world. The Lion’s Roar graced shelves in … Continue reading Review: First Aid Kit, The Lion’s Roar