The sounds of despair Spaced

Fluxus Fest, Feelings and Fraktures

A chance visit to a performance piece at the Bluecoat gets Mikey Stevenson thinking about the murky world of emotional outsourcing… I noticed a pattern forming in my behavior recently. I’ve amassed an...

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Misdirect Movies – Reviewed

For the latest exhibition at The Royal Standard, co-curators Andrew Bracey and John Rimmer take the world of film as inspiration…   When we arrive at the Royal Standard, we creep in, running...

Wright and Elwes, The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride Reissued
… Inconceivable!

A year on from celebrating its 25th anniversary, we take a look at why The Princess Bride proves so enduring… A beautiful princess, a dashing and handsome masked hero and as bad as...

Reality (2012)

Film Podcast #26: Reality & Beyond the Hills

Film Podcast #26: Reality & Beyond the Hills by The Double Negative on Mixcloud DW Mault reviews Matteo Garrone’s paranoid comedy Reality (2012), and Cristian Mungiu’s dark drama Beyond the Hills (2012). Reality:...

Side By Side, the inaugural screening at Darkness Into Light

Culture Diary w/c 25-03-13

Monday – Tony Teardrop 8pm @ the Bombed out church £10-£16 Following the cancellation of performances due to the unseasonal snow, Tony Teardrop is back from today at St. Luke’s ‘bombed out’ Church....

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I Want My MTV

The Art of Pop Video exhibition at FACT awakens memories of a transformative period for Amy Roberts… Everyone goes through those childhood obsessions with collections. The idea of amassing something, proudly showing it off...

Louis Prima and his band

When Melody Ruled the Airwaves

Artist Michael Lacey takes the playlist’s helm this week, to muse most vigorously on enjoying classic doo-wop, swing and jazz … Music plays an important role in my artistic practice, keeping me tethered...

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GIT Award 2013 shortlist Announced

Next month sees the arrival of the second GIT Award. We take a look at the runners and riders… How time flies when you’re busy as hell, eh? Almost a year on since...

Side by Side

Darkness Into Light

A brand new film night begins next week. We caught up with director, writer and cineaste DW Mault to tell us all about it… You’ll know him, if a regular reader of The...