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Shaun the Sheep Movie

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Aardman Animations Directed by Mark Burton and Richard Starzack In UK Cinemas February 6th, 2015 by Louise Mothersole I shall start by saying that, overall, I very much enjoyed the Shaun the Sheep Movie. My attention and interest – and the attention and interest of the children around me – never flagged, which is an […]

Meghan Trainor: Title

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Title is released in the UK January 26th, 2015 by J. Mo OK, cards on the table time. I am a fan of Meghan Trainor’s hit single All About That Bass – mostly for it’s repeated use of the word ‘booty’. But as a naturally ‘skinny bitch’ who also has a boyfriend I assumed her […]

Big Hero 6

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Directed by Don Hall & Chris Williams Starring Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Daniel Henney, T.J. Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr., Genesis Rodriguez, James Cromwell & Maya Rudolph In UK Cinemas January 30th, 2015 by Richard Hamer Right near the start of Disney’s latest animated offering Big Hero 6, there is a scene of literally […]

Trash

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Directed by Stephen Daldry Starring Rooney Mara, Martin Sheen, Wagner Moura, Selton Mello, Rickson Tevez, Eduardo Luis and Gabriel Weinstein In UK Cinemas January 30th, 2015 by Joanna Orland Heavily influenced by Slumdog Millionaire and City of God, the director of Billy Elliot presents Trash – the story of three charismatic impoverished children who find […]

Wish I Was Here

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Directed by Zach Braff Starring Zach Braff, Josh Gad, Ashley Greene, Kate Hudson, Joey King and Mandy Patinkin On UK DVD January 26th, 2015 by Joanna Orland In 2004, Zach Braff’s Garden State captured the essence of a mid-twenties crisis to perfection, garnering cult status and capturing the zeitgeist of independent cinema.  Ten years later, […]

Glasgow Film Festival 2015 Announces Programme

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by Amanda Farley The 11th Glasgow Film Festival has arrived and from the 18th of February until the 1st March the city will come to life with over 174 screenings and special events. Kicking off with the European premiere of Noah Baumbach’s new film While We’re Young starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts and Adam Driver, […]

Better Call Saul to Premiere at Berlin Film Festival

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Berlinale 2015 will be giving television drama more attention in its official programme, and will also host the narrative form in the European Film Market and Berlinale Co-Production Market:  Berlinale Special. During the two days of the Berlinale Special Series on February 9th and 10th, new episodes from German, European and American series will be […]

Actors Anonymous by James Franco

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by Lewis Church James Franco, the recent defender of frat pack free speech in The Interview has taken a break from international relations to bring you this, his first novel. He’s in your films, on your television, and now on your bookshelf. It is largely everything that you might expect. Franco is the actor now […]

Sub Pop Signs Doldrums

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Music, News | by — January 21, 2015

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Doldrums

Iconic record label Sub Pop has just signed the very talented Doldrums, and have announced that they will release new album The Air Conditioned Nightmare on April 6th in Europe, April 7th in North America.  The Air Conditioned Nightmare is the second album from Doldrums, the band led by Canada’s own Airick Woodhead. The first […]

Tatterdemalion

Tatterdemalion

Camden People’s Theatre January 16th – January 18th, 2015 by Richard Hamer There’s a peculiar intensity to the central – and indeed only – role in Tatterdemalion‘s one man cavalcade of mime, puppetry and raucous physical comedy. A large man, dressed in the battered garb of a Victorian down-and-out, stands before us – a nameless […]