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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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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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Kylo Ren, The Force Awakens

Review: The Force Awakens

December 23, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Force Awakens

Obviously, expectations for this new Star Wars film have been sky-high.

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Book Review: New British Cinema

August 20, 2015 Comments Off on Book Review: New British Cinema

Plenty of old, lazy assumptions continue to get trotted out about British cinema.

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Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling in 45 Years

Film Review: ‏45 Years

August 8, 2015 Comments Off on Film Review: ‏45 Years

Forty-five years is a long time to be married. It’s a long time for anything.

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Marshland

Film Review: Marshland

August 8, 2015 Comments Off on Film Review: Marshland

“What’s it like, True Detective in Spain?” – Sarah Leech, digital content producer

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The Last Executioner

Review: Manchester Film Festival 2015

July 24, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Manchester Film Festival 2015

There have been a few goes at this in past years. All have floundered on the jagged coastline of disinterest, underfunding, crap location, terrible films or bad timing.

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Paul Dano as Brian Wilson in Love and Mercy

Love & Mercy review: life as a beach boy

July 14, 2015 Comments Off on Love & Mercy review: life as a beach boy

There’s a scene in this new Brian Wilson biopic set during the late 80s when it’s mentioned that our subject is busy recording his first solo album and writing his autobiography.

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