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After the Storm directed by Hirokazu Koreeda, 2016

Film Review: After the Storm

June 8, 2017 Comments Off on Film Review: After the Storm

In any given cinematic year, there’s an unpredictable, uneven batch of releases.

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Review: Slapstick for Kids and Beggars of Life, The Stoller Hall, Manchester

May 19, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Slapstick for Kids and Beggars of Life, The Stoller Hall, Manchester

The opening of a new public venue is always cause for celebration and a flurry of interest.

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Mindhorn: Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby talk to Northern Soul

May 6, 2017 Comments Off on Mindhorn: Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby talk to Northern Soul

It’s taken around ten years for Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby to bring the germ of an idea about a washed-up actor from a TV detective show to full fruition on the big screen.

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El Amparo

Preview: ¡Viva! Spanish and Latin American Festival 2017, HOME, Manchester

March 29, 2017 Comments Off on Preview: ¡Viva! Spanish and Latin American Festival 2017, HOME, Manchester

Over the next few weeks the spirit of Franco will be looming large at HOME in Manchester – and no, that’s nothing to do with Robert Carlyle’s character in Trainspotting.

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Feline good: Northern Soul chats to A Street Cat Named Bob

March 21, 2017 Comments Off on Feline good: Northern Soul chats to A Street Cat Named Bob

When celebrities attain a certain level of fame, they are known for demanding outrageous ‘riders’.

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Film Review: The Love Witch

March 17, 2017 Comments Off on Film Review: The Love Witch

The Love Witch is a genuinely remarkable film.

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Review – T2: Trainspotting, Danny Boyle Q&A, HOME, Manchester

February 1, 2017 Comments Off on Review – T2: Trainspotting, Danny Boyle Q&A, HOME, Manchester

It beggars belief but it was 20 years ago that Danny Boyle and his team introduced a special preview screening of Trainspotting to a sold-out crowd at Manchester’s Cornerhouse.

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Neville Smith A Retrospective

Neville Smith in Retrospect: curator Andy Willis talks to Northern Soul

January 9, 2017 Comments Off on Neville Smith in Retrospect: curator Andy Willis talks to Northern Soul

If the name Neville Smith doesn’t ring a bell, you’re entirely forgiven.

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It's a Wonderful Life

It’s Christmasssss! Northern Soul writers pick their favourite festive films

December 21, 2016 Comments Off on It’s Christmasssss! Northern Soul writers pick their favourite festive films

Christmas, as we all know, is a time for traditions. For some that might mean decorating the tree, writing cards, going out carolling or visiting relatives.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Review – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

December 19, 2016 Comments Off on Review – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

One of the most trenchant criticisms levelled at last year’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens was that it cleaved altogether too closely to the shape of the original Star Wars film (aka Episode IV: A New Hope).

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