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Slow West

SlowWest

Directed by John Maclean Starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Fassbender and Ben Mendelsohn In UK Cinemas June 26th, 2015 by Joanna Orland Musician turned director John Maclean strikes a chord with his masterful first feature film Slow West.  The Western is an ambitious genre to take on as a first full length film production, but Maclean (formerly […]

Love Is Strange

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Directed by Ira Sachs Starring John Lithgow, Alfred Molina and Marisa Tomei On DVD and On Demand June 15th, 2015 by Joanna Orland In the hands of lesser actors, the touching and grounded love and life story of Ben and George could potentially stray into the sappy and saccharine.  John Lithgow and Alfred Molina  give […]

The Burning (El Ardor)

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Directed by Pablo Fendrik Starring Gael Garcia Bernal, Alice Braga, Claudio Tolcachir, Chico Diaz, Jorge Sesan & Lautaro Vilo In UK Cinemas June 19th, 2015 by Joanna Orland An homage to old westerns, this Argentinian film is in dire need of modernization. The spirit of Sergio Leone and his Spaghetti Western is very much alive […]

Club Perverts

Club Perverts

Hosts: EastEnd Cabaret (Bernadette Byrne and Victor/Victoria) Line Up: David Mills, Gypsy Wood, Ursula Martinez and Le Gateau Chocolat The London Wonderground, Southbank June 12th, 2015 by Bernie Byrnes (no relation) Last night, fresh from their Australia tour, EastEnd Cabaret hosted Club Perverts in the fabulous Spiegeltent at the Southbank Centre amid a line-up of […]

Bourgeois & Maurice and David Hoyle: Middle of the Road

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June 3rd –  June 13th, 2015 Soho Theatre by Joanna Orland What I love most about this show is how it exudes sarcasm to the point of making a sociopolitical statement.  Middle of the Road sees two of the UK’s top cabaret acts – Bourgeois & Maurice and David Hoyle – combine forces in an […]

Bourgeois & Maurice

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Bourgeois & Maurice talk about their origins, influences, and what it is to be ‘normal’. “They’re kind of our characters, but they are also almost like us turned inside out,” says George Heyworth, one half of award-winning cabaret duo Bourgeois & Maurice. George and Liv Morris originally met in university at Royal Holloway, part of […]

Suffragette to open 59th BFI London Film Festival

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The 59th BFI London Film Festival will open with Suffragette, a film about the ordinary British women at the turn of the last century who risked everything in the fight for equality and the right to vote.  The film will hold its European premiere on Wednesday October 7th, at Odeon Leicester Square and will be […]

Club Perverts

Club Perverts

EastEnd Cabaret Present… Club Perverts London Wonderground, June 5th & 12th tickets.underbelly.co.uk EastEnd Cabaret make their triumphant London Wonderground return for two nights only with Club Perverts.  The show brings together a star-studded lineup of the best, most hilarious, hottest and weirdest variety acts that London has to offer.  Guests will include Le Gateau Chocolat, […]

Eating for Victory

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An immersive performance dining event by Hush Hush Hoopla 8pm on June 5th & June 7th Tea House Theatre Vauxhall Advance tickets £20 HERE It’s 1940. Radio London and the Ministry of Food are recording their popular radio programme ‘The Kitchen Front’ at the Tea House Theatre. London residents lucky enough to secure a ticket will enjoy cocktails, canapés, performances from London’s […]

Spy Premiere

Melissa McCarthy at Spy movie premiere in London

Spy is an action comedy film written and directed by Paul Feig and starring Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne, Miranda Hart, Bobby Cannavale, Allison Janney, and Jude Law. In Spy, Susan Cooper (McCarthy) is an unassuming CIA analyst who is in love with her partner Bradley Fine (Law).  When Fine disappears and agent Rick […]