Monthly Archive: February 2015

Review: In The Heights

In 2008, In The Heights won the Tony Award for Best Musical and I distinctly remember thinking it was a run-of-the-mill attempt at a modern-age version of West...

Review: The Chimes

Every so often, a book comes along that is radically different to anything you’ve ever read, and completely absorbs you. The Chimes for me is one...

Review: Modern Rituals

Seven strangers awaken in what appears to be a school, unsure of how they got there. Their last memories are of near death experiences...

Review: That Sugar Film

Man goes on special diet to prove that it is harmful, films it. Sound familiar? Ten years after hit documentary Super Size Me comes...

Review: The Squidder

Ben Templesmith’s The Squidder is a visually stunning yet narratively stunted graphic novel. Templesmith, an Australian comic artist, is perhaps best known for 30...

Review: The Orchid and the Crow

Daniel Tobias is happy to be onstage. He is energetic, buoyant even, which takes the audience somewhat by surprise. “Isn’t this an autobiographical show...

Review: A Darker Shade of Magic

At a glance A Darker Shade of Magic treads familiar urban fantasy ground. The setting is a series of alternate Londons, a popular choice...