• Sandra Bullock in Gravity

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    Review: Gravity

    Written by: John RoyPosted on:

    Spectacular visuals and sound design make Gravity an initially compelling experience, but its ultimately contrived…
  • Steve Buscemi in Boardwalk Empire

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    Breaking Boardwalk

    Written by: Staff WriterPosted on:

    Having won numerous awards since its inception in 2010, coupled with both critical and audience…
  • Chris Hemsworth as Thor

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    Review: Thor – The Dark World

    Written by: Dee PilgrimPosted on:

    As superheroes go, Thor is probably quite far down the pecking order after the likes…
  • James McAvoy in Filth

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    Review: Filth

    Written by: John RoyPosted on:

    Filth is hilarious, mischievous, repugnant, and poignant. This is discounting the mesmerising ‘born-to-play the role’…
  • A scene from Alan Bennett's play People

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    Review: People

    Written by: Julia CollinsPosted on:

    A new Alan Bennett play inspires much anticipation and Canterbury’s Marlowe Theatre is one of…
  • Hugh Jackman in Prisoners

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    Review: Prisoners

    Written by: John RoyPosted on:

    Avoiding spoilers completely, but dealing with the elephant in the room; no one should miss…
  • Tom Hanks as Captain Phillips

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    Review: Captain Phillips

    Written by: Dee PilgrimPosted on:

    This film runs so smoothly it simply glides effortlessly across the screen while maintaining the…
  • The Last of Us

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    The state of gaming

    Written by: Staff WriterPosted on:

    Although gaming is already huge, it’s still a growth industry. Is there anyone left on…
  • Slava's Snowshow blizzard

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    Review: Slava’s Snowshow

    Written by: Mike ShawPosted on:

    There is a grand cosmic truth buried within Slava’s Snowshow. I only wish I knew…
  • Rebecca Blackstone and Charlie Anson in Afraid of the Dark

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    Review: Afraid of the Dark

    Written by: Misty FraserPosted on:

    Charing Cross Theatre, London I was defensive on behalf of this show before I had…