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Is Youth in the Eye of the Beholder?

03/02/16

A follow up to his Oscar-winning masterpiece The Great Beauty / La Grande Bellezza, Sorrentino's second English language feature Youth is a stunning yet superficial mediation on growing old and lookin…
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Spotlight on the Boston Globe

02/02/16

"If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a village to abuse one" - hard-hitting investigative journalism exposes horrific real-life crime in Tom McCarthy's Spotlight. The splash across the wo…
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FACTLab Present Off-Site Exhibition Ob_ject and Ob_serve

02/02/16

FACTLab and the Object Liberation Front present Ob_ject and Ob_serve, a small exhibition that explores the secret lives of objects and non-human phenomena at A Small View Gallery. Humans nowadays have…
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Northern Powerhouse: Last Towns Standing Live!

30/01/16

What do young people think our world will look like in the future? We're excited to announce the launch of Northern Powerhouse: Last Towns Standing - an online text adventure game made by Re-Dock, wit…
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The Phone Line is Dead, So What Remains?

30/01/16

The phone line is dead. The artists have left. So what is there to see? Documentation of live work plays a huge part in the gallery experience. The 1960s saw a development in performative and live art…
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The Other Wall Street Movie

30/01/16

Have you ever wondered what Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street could have been like if you’d cared about the characters, if their capitalism-driven antics weren’t glamorized and if someone had taken a…
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‘It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble...

29/01/16

... It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so". And so begins The Big Short, Director Adam McKay’s unfurling epic on the financial crisis of 2008.  For the uninitiated - and the still confused – …
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