Reviews

tinariwen – elwan

Posted by on February 8, 2017 in , ,

While many Western musicians are just coming to terms with the need to create protest music, Tuareg veterans Tinariwen have spent almost 40 years railing against assorted regimes and insurgents in the sub-Saharan region. After participating in variou ...Read More


elbow – little fictions

Posted by on February 2, 2017 in , ,

Elbow’s seventh album is their first without founding member Richard Jupp on drums – and ironically, it’s a record that’s most centred on rhythm. Without Jupp’s subtle, organic style, the remaining quartet of Guy Garvey, Pete Turner, and Ma ...Read More


Train To Busan: Review

Posted by on February 1, 2017 in ,

Sang-ho Yeon’s gory social satire is set almost entirely within the carriages of a train, its passengers fend off the undead acutely aware that the train will have to stop at some point. Seok-woo (Gong Yoo) takes his daughter Su-An (Kim Su-An) f ...Read More


The Childhood Of A Leader: Review

Posted by on February 1, 2017 in ,

A film about the origins of an American dictator, raised in a climate of patrician wealth and privilege, Brady Corbet’s drama seems chillingly prescient when viewed in the context of today’s charged political climate. It would perhaps be dangerou ...Read More


american honey: review

Posted by on January 27, 2017 in , ,

‘American Honey’ is British filmmaker Andrea Arnold’s first film set outside the UK. Predominantly consisting of an unprofessional cast, the Road Movie won the Palme d’Or 2016 Jury Prize. It derives its name from a song by Country trio Lady A ...Read More