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Madame

Madame

Madame Directed by Amanda Sthers Starring Toni Collette, Rossy De Palma, Michael Smiley and Harvey Keitel On UK DVD and Digital Download September 17th, 2018 by Alex Plant The Rom-Com is a genre that has fallen out of favour in recent years. With that in mind, Madame feels a bit like a missed opportunity. It […]

Andy Kindler: The Ugly America Tour

Andy Kindler: The Ugly America Tour

Andy Kindler: The Ugly America Tour September 6th – 15th, 2018 Soho Theatre, London Buy Tickets by Alex Plant It’s difficult to even know how to review an Andy Kindler show. A comedian’s comedian through and through, his shows are as much a dissection of the art of comedy as they are an example of […]

King of Thieves

King of Thieves

King of Thieves Directed by James Marsh Starring Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent, Tom Courtenay, Charlie Cox, Michael Gambon, Paul Whitehouse and Ray Winstone In UK Cinemas September 14th, 2018 by Jenna Johnston King of Thieves is the latest dramatic portrayal of the Hatton Garden heist of Easter 2015; an event that gripped world news for […]

The Seagull

The Seagull

The Seagull Directed by Michael Mayer Starring Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Elisabeth Moss, Corey Stoll, Billy Howle, Mare Winningham, Michael Zegen, Jon Tenney and Glenn Fleshler In UK Cinemas September 7th, 2018 by Bernie C. Byrnes One summer at a lakeside Russian estate, friends and family gather for a weekend in the countryside. While everyone […]

How to Talk to Girls at Parties

How to Talk to Girls at Parties

How to Talk to Girls at Parties Directed by John Cameron Mitchell Starring Elle Fanning, Alex Sharp, Nicole Kidman, Ruth Wilson and Matt Lucas On UK Blu-Ray, DVD & Digital Download September 3rd, 2018 by Joanna Orland This pairing of two artistic geniuses works very well on paper. To envision director John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig […]

The Happytime Murders

The Happytime Murders

The Happytime Murders Directed by Brian Henson Starring Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, Leslie David Baker, Elizabeth Banks, Bill Barretta and Joel McHale In UK Cinemas August 27th 2018 by Richard Hamer Best described as R-rated Who Framed Roger Rabbit? with muppets, The Happytime Murders takes place in a Los Angeles in which puppets and humans […]

Edinburgh Fringe – Sleeping Trees: World Tour

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Sleeping Trees: World Tour Assembly George Square (Studio 2) 9:40pm 1st -26th August (except 13th) by Amanda Farley Sleeping Trees are back. John Woodburn, Joshua George Smith and James Dunnell-Smith bring their latest offering to Edinburgh. Centred around world tours, audiences can expect an hour of high energy and fast paced sketch comedy. With no […]

Edinburgh Fringe – Ciarán Dowd: Don Rodolfo

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Ciarán Dowd: Don Rodolfo Pleasance Courtyard (That) 10:45pm 1st – 26th August (except 15th) by Amanda Farley The great Don Rodolfo Martini Tayoto has arrived in town on his faithful hobby horse ‘horse’ and he’s ready for adventure. So lock up your partner and prepare for tales of danger, seduction and six-handed men. Ciarán Dowd, […]

Christopher Robin

Christopher Robin

Christopher Robin Directed by Marc Forster Starring Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Jim Cummings and Brad Garrett In UK Cinemas August 17th, 2018 by Alex Plant Christopher Robin is the latest in Disney’s current wave of live-action reimaginings of their vast library of animated classics. Rather than a literal adaptation of the animation, like 2017’s Beauty […]

Beast of Burden

Beast of Burden

Beast of Burden Directed by Jesper Ganslandt Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Grace Gummer On UK DVD August 13th, 2018 Buy on iTunes or by Bernie C Byrnes Pilot Sean Haggerty (Daniel Radcliffe) is a trusted mule for a major international drug cartel, running cocaine across the U.S/Mexico border. Little does the cartel know Sean also […]