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A Town Called Panic. Credit: Hammer & Tongs
3rd Dec
As the Christmas holidays peak over the horizon, TV schedules are filled with family films to entertain the kids during their school breaks. But...
thank u, next single cover art
2nd Dec
Ariana Grande's “thank u, next” has been a huge worldwide hit before the video was even released. Reaching the top spot on both sides of the pond –...
Ziyi and Yun-Fat in Crouching Tiger. Credit: Sony Pictures
2nd Dec
Forget Die Hard, Bourne or John Wick, nobody makes action films quite like they do in East Asia. Look at how many western films pay tribute to that...
Revolori and Ronan in Grand Budapest Hotel. Credit: 20th Century Fox
1st Dec
Wikipedia defines the absurdist genre as focusing on the experiences of characters in situations where they cannot find any inherent ...
Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn for True West. Photo Credit: True West London
30th Nov
Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn star in a new West End production of Sam Shepard’s conceptual thriller, True West. The...
Buster Scruggs, Credit: Annapurna Pictures
27th Nov
The Coen brothers have been known for some pretty big hits with their off-the-wall surreal sense of humour. Fargo (1996) and the Big Lebowski (1998...
24th Nov
At last, the wait is over. One of the most anticipated musicals of the 21st century has travelled from the West End all the way to Broadway and...
23rd Nov
Self-described as a ‘deadly game of ritual, role-play and rubber gloves’, The Maids is a performance well ahead of its time as it toys around with...
Group Picture of Cast: Photo by Warner Bros
22nd Nov
Johnny Depp as Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts, Crimes of Grindelwald. Photo Credit: Warner Bros Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,...
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19th Nov
Northern Quota went to watch the brand-new film Widows which has been receiving much praise with high hopes. Anything with Liam Neeson pretty...


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