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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 […]

Somerset House: Skate Lates

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Events, Features, Review | by — November 13, 2018

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Skate Lates - Skate at Somerset House with Fortnum & Mason (c) James Bryant

Skate Lates Skate at Somerset House with Fortnum & Mason Skate runs from November 14th, 2018 – January 13th, 2019 by Alice Sanders One of my favourite things to do in the London winter – which is long and cold – is to go ice-skating on one of the many outdoor ice rinks that are […]

They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old Directed by Peter Jackson In UK Cinemas November 9th, 2018 by Alex Plant Peter Jackson’s fascination with military history is well documented. From the tactical depictions of warfare in The Lord of the Rings to his long-gestating Dambusters remake, war, it would seem is his favourite topic, if favourite is […]

The Grinch

The Grinch

The Grinch Directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Angela Lansbury, Kenan Thompson, Rashida Jones, Pharrell Williams and Cameron Seely In UK Cinemas November 9th, 2018 by Ailsa Abbott, age 6 I liked The Grinch because he gave back Christmas. The film looked Christmasy because there were Christmas trees, presents, decorations and […]

Tag

Tag

Tag Directed by Jeff Tomsic Starring Ed Helms, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Jake Johnson, Annabelle Wallis, Hannibal Buress, Isla Fisher, Rashida Jones and Leslie Bibb On UK Digital October 22nd and DVD November 5th, 2018 by Joanna Orland Fiercely funny and surprisingly (somewhat) poignant, Tag may appear to be a generic run-of-the-mill modern comedy, but […]

Chromeo @ Printworks

Chromeo

Chromeo Printworks, London November 1st, 2018 by Joanna Orland In support of their fifth studio album Head Over Heels, Chromeo made a triumphant return to London to play one of the city’s newer and most unique venues. Printworks boasts a maze of corridors and rooms, with much of the building’s original industrial features from its […]

62nd BFI London Film Festival

62nd BFI London Film Festival 2018

62nd BFI London Film Festival October 10th-21st, 2018 Various London Venues by Joanna Orland and Richard Hamer The 2018 BFI London Film Festival brought world famous movie stars, European and world premieres, and cinematic highlights from Cannes, Venice, TIFF and Sundance to the UK capital. Alongside showcasing a handful of the best from other fests, […]