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Television 2018

Queer Eye 2018

2018 is arguably a more interesting year for TV programming than film. It’s impossible to watch it all, but here’s what we managed, in order from the best to the rest. — Queer Eye – YASSS! I never watched the original show, but this reboot is GLORIOUS!!! I dare you not to cry at the […]

Briefs: Close Encounters

Briefs

Briefs: Close Encounters Christmas at Leicester Square November 9th 2018 – January 3rd 2019 by Jenna Johnston The Australian ‘boylesque’ group Briefs have returned to London to dazzle and thrust their way into our Christmas spirit. The log cabins, towering Christmas trees, the Spiegeltent circus venue decked in sprawling fairy lights in Christmas at Leicester […]

Mary Poppins Returns European Premiere

Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns European Premiere Royal Albert Hall, London December 12th, 2018 by Laura Patricia Jones – Lin-Manuel-Miranda – Ben Whishaw – The Children of Mary Poppins Returns – Dance Number –    

Mortal Engines

Mortal Engines

Mortal Engines Directed by Christian Rivers Starring Robert Sheehan, Hera Hilmar, Ronan Raftery, Aaron Jackson, Stephen Lang, Jihae and Hugo Weaving In UK Cinemas December 8th, 2018 by Joanna Orland Based on the YA novel by Philip Reeve, Mortal Engines envisions a steampunk version of London; a giant roving machine that consumes smaller towns and […]

Lola Kirke @ The Lexington

Lola Kirke

Lola Kirke The Lexington, London Friday 30th November 2018 by Alex Plant “Country” is regarded as a bit of a dirty word in music circles these days, with the genre having become quite a parody of itself, thanks to artists like Kenny Chesney and his Sexy Tractor. However, there’s a been a bit of a […]

Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.

Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N

Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. ExCel, London November 30th 2018 – March 31st 2019 by Alex Plant Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. is a temporary pop-up exhibition at London’s ExCel, and taken at face value, it’s pretty impressive. Guests are invited to become agents of the Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. (Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network, don’t you know) by […]

Anna and the Apocalypse

Anna and the Apocalypse

Anna and the Apocalypse Directed by John McPhail Starring Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire, Christopher Leveaux, Ben Wiggins and Marli Siu In UK Cinemas November 30th, 2018 by Gemsy The zombie infection has spread wide throughout the veins of mainstream film genres over the years. The romantic classic caught the disease in Pride and […]

Disobedience

Disobedience

Disobedience Directed by Sebastián Lelio Starring Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola In UK Cinemas November 30th, 2018 by Joanna Orland Chilean director Sebastián Lelio’s cinematic voice is a bold one. Fresh off the Oscar-winning success of A Fantastic Woman, he once again tackles queer and marginalized characters with Disobedience. Lelio transcends cultural barriers, […]

The Christmas Chronicles

The Christmas Chronicles

The Christmas Chronicles Directed by Clay Kaytis Starring Kurt Russell, Darby Camp and Judah Lewis On Netflix November 22nd, 2018 by Alex Plant It’s 2018. Santa Claus is sexy, he calls out “fake news” and his elves do that weird floss dance that populates everyone’s Instagram stories. If these concepts aren’t screaming “Christmas Classic” to […]

Capital Punishment: This Is Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment - This Is Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment This Is Capital Punishment Out on December 7th, 2018 Limited Edition Physical Release As Part of Record Store Day’s Black Friday, November 23rd 2018 by Alex Plant Capital Punishment’s debut LP Roadkill was all but forgotten until its 2018 rediscovery and subsequent reissue. Originally released in 1982 by a now-defunct label, it failed […]