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SNAP, Crackle and Rock ‘n’ Role: Rockers sing BIG in aid for Special Needs and Parents

The current representational view of the world right now is pretty grim. From my recent experiences, most of what I’ve been reading/seeing contains violence, natural disaster and the political ‘satire’ that is happening in certain countries. Now, I know these are not the only things happening in the world during this present time, yet, it just feels like at times, ...

The TIFF Keeps Getting Better and Better As We Edge Closer To This Years Film Festival

As the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival edges it way closer to opening night, more films, stars and television programmes have been added to this year’s festival. Organisers announced on Tuesday morning that new films starring Oscar Isaac, Sigourney Weaver, Kristen Stewart and James Franco are on their way to this year's festival. In addition to this, we have two more galas, 14 special presentations, 21 Masters films, and more joining this prestigious line-up. Although TIFF's original line-up was announced back in July, revealing an arguably lacklustre slate, with the inclusion of a few Sundance and Cannes holdovers there and a few handful of Oscar potentials, the festival has committed itself in premiering the best and most abstracted works that the international cinema community has to off.

This year’s line up now includes new works from the likes of Terrence Malick- the Cate Blanchett-narrated documentary, Voyage of Time: Life’s Journey; Emmanuelle Bercot 150 Milligrams; Lee Tamahori The Patriarch; Terence Davies the Emily Dickinson biop

Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Keanu Reeves, ‘Blair Witch’: TIFF continues it’s stellar line-up!

TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) continues to roll out more of its film programming, adding the world premier of a documentary featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, a 1978-set gang thriller with the in-demand Brie Larson, a cannibal lovers tale starring Keanu Reeves and Jim Carrey, and the return of the Blair Witch. The Midnight Madness programme, will begin with opening film Free Fire (which ...

Power Up- London’s new gaming exhibition

Throughout the years, gaming has been a big part of our culture, whether you be thirteen or thirty, video games have engrossed us into an artificial world giving us the opportunity to escape the nightmares of the reality. Gaming and consoles have developed significantly as the year have gone by, to the point now, where we’re gearing up for VR ...

Bloody Hands and Bloodier Deeds: Macbeth Review

Macbeth is possibly the most famous play by Shakespeare behind Romeo and Juliet, the classic tale of murder and betrayal in the depths of Scotland is so infamous that it’s name is rarely spoken within theatre walls. While the performers of Arrows & Traps company are not strangers to Shakespeare’s work, having previously staged adaptations of Taming of the Shrew ...

Sex, Lies and Murder: Gertrude – The Cry Review

When adapting a well known work of theatre, there is always a certain level of risk, not only are you creating something to be judged in it’s own right, but also by it’s connection to the earlier work. Gertrude – The Cry, is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet by south London playwright Howard Barker, and it becomes clear upon entering ...

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