Sin City at FACT

Culture Diary w/c 30-04-12

Monday – Sin City @ FACT 9pm In 2005 Frank Miller teamed up with Robert Rodriguez to bring his graphic novel Sin City to the screen. With characteristic violence and a pleasingly stylised...

Behind the scenes at Sea Odyssey Giant Spectacular

Standing on the shoulders of Giants

Andy Minnis offers a unique insight as puppeteer to the Royal de Luxe giants… As this month’s Titanic anniversary drew nearer, I was pretty excited about the prospect of French street theatre specialists...

Jethro Fox

Crazy like a Fox

Rebekka O’Grady reports back on an evening  spent at The Kazimier chock-full of pleasant surprises… On entering The Kazimier, a venue until now I had never set foot in, I was most pleasantly...

Donald Harrison, Ann Arbor Film Festival

The Big Interview: Donald Harrison

We talk to Donald Harrison, Director of Ann Arbor Film Festival, about the merits of short films, and the future of cinema… The Double Negative: How did you get involved with Ann Arbor...

Artist of the Month: Tomo

Artist of the Month: Tomo

We put our hoodies on and venture into the unlit streets with our new Artist of the Month, Tomo… “He’s a mysterious fellow, that Tomo, you know.” This is the reaction we get...


Mark Greenwood: Lad Broke, Part Two

C James Fagan on a piece requiring endurance and intestinal fortitude, from the artist certainly, but also the audience… “You work so hard Just to light a little fire Just to make things...

Lad Broke

Mark Greenwood: Lad Broke?

In the first of two parts, C James Fagan reflects on a remarkable durational performance piece by Mark Greenwood… “Gone forever to the races, Pull your money out, Call your mother, Tell her...

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Grin Productions: 3 Women previewed

Rachael Jones meets theatre company Grin Productions and finds they have much to smile about… Fringe theatre group Grin Productions began life back in Spring 2011, as the brainchild of founders Simon James...

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Kelly Reichardt Season on Film4

In spite of himself, Liverpool filmmaker DW Mault finds reason to be thankful with Film 4′s new season… Cinema exists in the spaces between reality, where form answers questions never asked, but simply...