Category : Arts

Evita Shines at Leeds Grand Theatre

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With the election on everybody’s mind, Evita was the perfect musical to be performed at Leeds Grand Theatre  – unless Corbyn the Musical decides to tour anytime soon. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s politically charged musical takes an autobiographical look of the first lady of Argentina, Eva Peron. Narrated … Read More

Review: Spelling Bee – Musical Theatre Society

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Musical Theatre Society’s latest production takes us back to those cringe-ridden days of adolescence with an unashamed brashness and humour. In presenting us with some of the darker sides of growing up face on with laughter, charm and song, the production spells for a night of light-hearted triumph. Walking in, … Read More

Fast and Furious – What is the fate of the furious?

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It’s been 16 years, 8 films and 4.8 billion dollars!! The most recent film in the franchise, Fate of the Furious marks its triumphant return to cinema, now among the biggest cinema franchises of all time. There are even plans for a total of ten films and then, thank god, … Read More

Has ‘The Last Jedi’ slowed down Star Wars?

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This Easter Weekend marks something special for Star Wars fans, Star Wars celebration. There has been information on Battlefront II, a tribute to Carrie Fisher and panels upon panels of those involved with Star Wars, so it’s great for huge fans. Oh… and there was a Last Jedi trailer. I … Read More

Review: East is East – Newcastle Northern Stage

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Newcastle’s Northern Stage introduces a new production of East is East that utterly ruptures the boundaries of comedy and drama. Perhaps a physical description of the audience best describes the atmosphere the director, Suba Das, has managed to create. It’s impossible not to leave the theatre with a head light from laughing, … Read More

Mulholland Drive: A baffling masterpiece for the ages

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Widely considered one of the best and most confusing films of all time, David Lynch’s psychological thriller Mulholland Drive is just as brilliant as it was almost 16 years ago. A newly restored version of the film has been screening across the UK, preceding a special edition DVD release this … Read More

Leeds Art Gallery: Is lack of funding becoming a prominent problem?

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The Leeds Art Gallery has recently launched a crowdfunding campaign in the hopes of raising £17,000 in thirty days so that artist Lothar Götz can create a contemporary, abstract painting as Leeds City Gallery reopens in October. The Art Fund’s Art Happens Initiative will hopefully fund the ‘immersive and site-specific … Read More

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2 – Guarding the Galaxy just got a whole lot harder.

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After the growing anticipation for the newest MCU movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 has finally hit theatres and has blown people away. Director James Gunn has somehow managed to top his previous movie by upping the ante in every single way. Hey… if it ain’t broke, don’t fix … Read More

Richard Mosse: Incoming – Reimagining a contemporary issue through an unexpected medium

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Seeing Incoming marked my first visit to the Barbican Centre, which meant a brief, yet anxious period of traipsing around a brutalist labyrinth of concrete in order to find the exhibition space. I don’t think I have ever felt more lost than when I was searching for an entrance in … Read More

The Curious Case of the World War Z Sequel

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Why, oh why is David Fincher slated for World War Z 2? I mean the obvious answer is money but let’s deep dive anyway. It’s one of the strangest pairings in a while. The first film, directed by Marc Forster, (Quantum of Solace, Finding Neverland), and starring Brad Pitt, split … Read More