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We Buy White Albums: Every cover tells a story

15/08/14

Famous band, famous album, famous cover. Hannah Lea introduces Rutherford Chang's We Buy White Albums which opens tonight!  New York based artist Rutherford Chang is relocating to Liverpool for a mo…
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Vinyl Vs Digital

14/08/14

As we gear up to present the world's biggest collection of the Beatles' White album first edition records, FACT Contributor Stephanie Whalley considers the big question, which is better, MP3 or vinyl?…
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But…Why?

12/08/14

Rachael Gibson writes about education and pedagogy, inspired by Sharon Lockhart's Liverpool Biennial exhibition I was a curious young thing - still am, in fact, only now I’m less young. One of the g…
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The first of its kind: Wadjda, Saudi’s tomboy heroine

11/08/14

The first film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia and by a female director, Haifaa Al-Mansour's, Wadjda has been widely praised by critics and audiences alike, telling the story of a 10-year-old who wants …
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An Inside Look at Freehand's FLAG Film Festival

07/08/14

Archie, one of the Freehanders involved with the FLAG Film Festival project, tells us more about what's involved in organising a festival, including logistics, merchandise and setting up workshops. …
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Angry apes take over the world in The Rise of the Planet of the Apes

05/08/14

Phil Hunter reviews the second installment in the reinvigorated Planet of the Apes series Planet of the Apes, the classic 1968 movie, spawned four sequels, a TV series, a cartoon and a remake. When …
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Finding Vivian Maier with Open Eye Gallery

04/08/14

Open Eye Gallery volunteer Ashleigh Owen writes about the talent and passion of photographer Vivian Maier and Tuesday's special screening of Finding Vivian Maier The cliché of the suffering artist, …
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Who can save us from a world of serious blockbusters?

04/08/14

FACT Contributor James Bentley sits down to watch the 'incredibly irreverent action comedy', Guardians of the Galaxy When The Avengers hit in 2012, its four main heroes had each had at least one mov…
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You're gonna need a bigger screen...

31/07/14

33 years on, is it finally safe to go back in the water? Philip Hunter writes about the enduring popularity of Jaws which returns to the big screen on 3 August The novel, Jaws, by Peter Benchley was…
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12 years in the life of one family chronicled by Richard Linklater

30/07/14

FACT Contributor, Alex Hannah, reviews Richard Linklater's most ambitious film to date and 'one of the first classics of the 21st century' Completely and utterly unique. Richard Linklater has pulled…
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