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Film Review: In Order of Disappearance

Film Review: In Order of Disappearance

Directed by Hans Petter Moland, In Order of Disappearance is a Norwegian revenge thriller. Which see’s Nils (Skarsgard) as a hardworking snow ploughman, who turns in to an unlikely killer, following the death of his son at the hands of drug lords. It takes little imagination to envisage what the narrative consists of at the […]








 

Burns Night – East London style

Burns Night – East London style

It’s not everyday that you’re welcomed by a kilted piper at a night out in Hackney Central, so I have to confess, arriving at the grand exterior of the St. John’s of Hackney church and greeted by the sound of the pipes cutting through the night’s silence made me feel a tad regal. Nice start. […]








 

Theatre Review: Richard The 2nd at The Barbican

Theatre Review: Richard The 2nd at The Barbican

Much attention has been given to David Tennant’s 80s glam rock locks but it is his playful, enjoyably spontaneous and glorious portrayal of a King in demise we should all be focused on. Tennant gives an exhilarating performance as King Richard the II in the RSC’s latest offering at the Barbican. The Barbican’s grand theatre […]








 

Theatre Review: Blood Wedding by Federico Garcia Lorca, translated by Tanya Ronder

Theatre Review: Blood Wedding by Federico Garcia Lorca, translated by Tanya Ronder

You’d think that seeing Lorca’s Bodas de Sangre (Blood Wedding) twice before would give me some authority and make me feel uber-qualified to pass judgement on any new production. But it is a testament to the richness of the work that neither the off-broadway production that I saw in Spanish nor the intense and intimate […]








 
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