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Review: Submergence

Submergence is a romantic thriller directed by Wim Wenders starring Alicia Vikander and James McAvoy. Leading up to viewing this film, I wondered why...

Review: The Rocky Horror Show

I would like, if I may, to take you on a strange journey… In 1973 actor and writer Richard O’Brien first took audiences on...

Review: Cracked Smiles

Thatcher’s Boy Theatre’s Cracked Smiles begins formidably by having the audience walk across the stage, weaving through the actors as they sprawl casually. They...

Review: Moments in Time

Having never been to a magic show before, I arrived at the venue feeling genuinely curious but also highly dubious. Despite my ill-informed scepticism,...

Review: Hotel Transylvania 3

Having successfully navigated the perils of his daughter Mavis’s marriage to a human and the birth of his grandson, Count Dracula starts to feel...

Review: the Incredibles 2

It’s an interesting benefit of a film being animated that a sequel can be made 14 years after the original film’s release and the...

Review: Marie Antoinette

Does Marie Antoinette need redeeming in the eyes of history? Is our current perception of the Austrian child-bride turned symbol of decadence and classism...