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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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The Slow Readers Club

Film: The Slow Readers Club chat to Northern Soul

December 19, 2016 Comments Off on Film: The Slow Readers Club chat to Northern Soul

It’s been a stonker of a year for The Slow Readers Club.

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A Street Cat Named Bob

Northern Soul goes behind the scenes on A Street Cat Named Bob

November 21, 2016 Comments Off on Northern Soul goes behind the scenes on A Street Cat Named Bob

Rider. It’s a much-employed word in celebrity circles. It basically boils down to the star’s requirements, whether that’s in the dressing room, backstage area or on set.

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moove & Turrell by Chris Payne

Video: Smoove & Turrell talk to Northern Soul

November 12, 2016 Comments Off on Video: Smoove & Turrell talk to Northern Soul

We love these guys. 

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Film review: Supersonic

October 23, 2016 Comments Off on Film review: Supersonic

Cast your mind back. Around the mid 90s, Oasis felt like a really exciting and important band. Any self-respecting music fan was obliged to own their records. Then – and it’s hard to pinpoint precisely when this was – that all changed.

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Barry Adamson

Composer and musician Barry Adamson talks to Northern Soul

July 30, 2016 Comments Off on Composer and musician Barry Adamson talks to Northern Soul

On Barry Adamson’s new album, Know Where to Run, there’s a track called Cine City. It’s brassy, vivid, edgy, dramatic and propulsive – in short, highly cinematic. Its title, though, is meant as a nod in two different directions.

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Review: Metropolis, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

July 7, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Metropolis, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

Any revival of a classic film or play begs the question, ‘is it relevant to today?’.

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Odeon Manchester

Think you know cinema in Manchester? Think again

July 7, 2016 Comments Off on Think you know cinema in Manchester? Think again

In the world of cinema and film, something exciting is happening in Manchester.

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Marguerite

Film Review: Marguerite

March 17, 2016 Comments Off on Film Review: Marguerite

One of first foreign films I fell in love with was the 1981 French classic, Diva.

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Infernal Affairs

Crime films: Hong Kong Style in Manchester

February 2, 2016 Comments Off on Crime films: Hong Kong Style in Manchester

Many of you will have seen The Departed by Martin Scorsese for which he won his only Oscar. Fewer of you will know that the story for the film was ‘borrowed’ from a 2002 Hong Kong crime thriller called Infernal Affairs directed by Andy Lau and written by Felix Chong.

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