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One Hit Wonders – A History of the One Take Film

31/03/16

In preparation for the release of Sebastian Schnipper's 138 minute, continual take attempt Victoria on 1 April, Rhiannon Wain explores the history of one-take cinema, and looks at the craft's biggest …
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Unfolding Kurokawa's Artist Talk

30/03/16

Sharon Riley attended the artist talk on the opening weekend of our current exhibition unfold, by Japanese artist Ryoichi Kurokawa. Here's what she discovered. There was a sense of excitement in the a…
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Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice Review

29/03/16

Dawn of Justice is not a family film. It is not The Avengers. Spoilers to follow, warns Benjamin Eaton  In 2012 fans and critics left Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel with mixed feelings of shellshock, awe,…
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Bewildered, battered and brutalised - a High Rise review

24/03/16

Is High Rise a wicked satire or a brilliant clinical breakdown of every type of social relationship? Susan Bennett examines Ben Wheatley's controversial film The novel of the film High Rise began with…
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Can you see sounds?: The synaesthesia phenomenon

23/03/16

Can you smell colour or see sound? Our latest exhibition unfold plays with the senses to create a 'synaesthetic' experience. Jenny Evans delves into the world of this fascinating condition.. “Not only…
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Film Review: Ben Wheatley's High Rise

22/03/16

J.G. Ballard's novel was previously described as 'unfilmable', but Rhiannon Wain tells us how Ben Wheatley has achieved a film that is stunning, visceral and possibly the most divisive of the year.  G…
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"Sumptuous and exotic": Marguerite, a review

21/03/16

Inspired by the real-life tale of Florence Foster Jenkins, this original, funny and touching costume drama was a runaway success in its native France. Susan Bennett takes a closer look. 'People may sa…
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Hail, Caesar!: The Chaos behind the Camera

16/03/16

The Coen Brothers are back with unique take on one of the most iconic eras of cinema, in Hail, Caesar! Words by Carly Paton. We’re all familiar with the glitz and the glamour of 1950s Hollywood but th…
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The Witch: Hocus Pocus In New England

16/03/16

The year is 1630. The infamous poem to remember the fates of Henry VIII’s wives would have been in circulation for at least 83 years, Guy Fawkes had failed with his terrorist plot and the Mayflower to…
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Review: Goodnight Mommy

15/03/16

After returning from cosmetic surgery, twins Lukas and Elias suspect that it isn't really their mother underneath the bandages... Words by Callum Stevens Written and directed by Severin Fiala and Vero…
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