Author: Andy Murray
Much garlanded and Salford-raised film-maker Mike Leigh, now 78, is speaking to Northern Soul at HOME in Manchester on the occasion of a new touring retrospective of his work.Read the full story..
For many of us, the past 18 months have made it crystal clear exactly how cherishable popular arts such as music and cinema can be, even if we’ve been experiencing them in isolation rather than with an audience.Read the full story..
There’s no denying that there’s an air of anticipation around this, on more than one level.Read the full story..
There was a time, as Peter Cook once joked, When Diana Dors Ruled the Earth.Read the full story..
Review: Use Hearing Protection – The Early Years of Factory Records, Science & Industry Museum, Manchester
Back at the start of last year, Northern Soul spoke to curator Jan Hicks about the then-forthcoming Science and Industry Museum exhibition about Factory – that’s to say, Tony Wilson and co’s now-legendary northern music empire.Read the full story..
“People don’t want to hear me, they want to hear the filmmaker.” Jason Wood talks about The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema
Back in the early 2000s, Mexican cinema was riding a wave with films such as Amores Perros and Y tu mamá también impressing audiences and critics alike.Read the full story..
“It was an absolute buzz.” Graham Duff talks about collaborating with Mark E Smith on horror script The Otherwise
“Course it is, where do you think I get this golden glow from, Ready Brek?”.Read the full story..
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