Monthly Archives: June 2013
One of the criticisms of the Manchester International Festival is that it doesn’t include any of the region’s innovative and homegrown talent. By contrast, the Greater Manchester Fringe Festival is very much about local talent, as well as a sprinkling of the already mildly famous.Read the full story..
Some experiences simply make you smile. If you’re lucky that smile won’t have been raised at someone else’s expense or require cynicism or guile to be unlocked.Read the full story..
I know I’m not on my own when I say that I’ve always found puppets scary. I trace it back to watching a black and white film from 1945 called Dead of Night.Read the full story..
Just about the closest cinematic parallel to Richard Linklater’s ongoing story of Jesse and Celine, as chronicled at roughly nine-year intervals in Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and now Before Midnight, is the late Francois Truffaut’s wonderful Antoine Doinel series.Read the full story..
- And After the Fire, Ash by Isha Karki: Winner of the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2021
- “People don’t want to hear me, they want to hear the filmmaker.” Jason Wood talks about The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema
- Review: The Tiger Who Came to Tea and the adventures of Mog the Forgetful Cat, Z-arts, Manchester
- “It was an absolute buzz.” Graham Duff talks about collaborating with Mark E Smith on horror script The Otherwise
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