Remembering Joe Kane - Feature

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The Phantom of the Movies Has Left the Bijou.25 Years of Genre Thrall, Aesthetic Tabulations & Insider Interviews: Horror, Action, Asian, Cult, Animation, Indies, Exploitation: Author, Film Redactor, Entertainment Journalist, Publication Editor, Industry Historian... John Huff looks back at the career of the great Joe Kane... [click here...]

 

Three Tributes - Classical Music Review

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Three Tributes features three works by award-winning composers Kevin Puts, Andrea Clearfield and Gunther Schuller. The album was commissioned by Robert and James Freeman as a way of honouring their family’s musical legacy, which spans three generations... [click here...]

 

Gabriel: Studio Cast Recording - Music review

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With music and lyrics by Andrew Fisher and book by Andrew Fisher and Nick Stimson, this new two-act Christmas musical tells the Nativity story from the point of view of an ambitious angel Gabriel. Gabriel is given the job of relaying messages from Heaven to Earth as they arrive, and in this task sees his chance to earn his much longed for promotion to the status of archangel. But Gabriel has no idea of what is actually coming, and, indeed, has his own set of expectations about how God ought to do it... [click here...]

 

Flowers for Mrs Harris - Musical review

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Flowers for Mrs Harris was first produced at Sheffield Theatres in 2016 where it won three UK Theatre Awards including Best Musical. The Chichester Festival Theatre production opened in September 2018, and was presented in association with Vicky Graham, Joseph Smith and Bob Bartner. The 2018 Chichester Festival production was directed by Daniel Evans, with a cast led by Clare Burt (who won a UK Theatre Award for her performance), Joanna Riding and Gary Wilmot. Also in the cast are Claire Machin, Louis Maskell, Mark Meadows, Laura Pitt- Pulford, Nicola Sloane, Luke Latchman and Rhona McGregor... [click here...]

 

The Survivalists (PS4) - Game review

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A living world full of surprises, secrets and danger awaits in The Survivalists, an adventure-filled survival sandbox set in The Escapists universe. Explore, build, craft and even train monkeys with up to three friends in a desperate bid to survive. Have you got what it takes to be a Survivalist...? [click here...]

 

Iress: Flaw - Music review

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Iress release their new album, Flaw, a dark, heavy rock album which sees doom-gaze guitars layered over ethereal vocals that distort into anguished screams, accented by cinematic drums and dancing bass lines... [click here...]

 

 

The Little Fox - Music review

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SimG Records release the latest concept album from Andrew Fisher. The Little Fox and Other Mongolian Folktales is a two-act children’s folk opera. It intertwines four tales with Mongolian folk musical melodies, Mongolian instruments and techniques, and combines them within a western popular musical sensibility... [click here...]

 

Roachford: Twice in a Lifetime - Music review

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BMG release Andrew Roachford's latest album, Twice in a Lifetime. Roachford has had chart success with singles including ‘Cuddly Toy’ and ‘Only To Be With You’, ten solo albums, songwriting credits for artists including Chaka Khan and Joss Stone, and is a member of Mike Rutherford’s Mike + the Mechanics... [click here...]

 

Peaky Blinders: Mastermind (PS4) - review

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Peaky Blinders: Mastermind, the first game to be based on the award-winning TV series, is a puzzle-adventure, developed by independent studio FuturLab. Taking place immediately before the events of the show’s first season, players join the Shelby family's criminal organisation as they discover a sinister plot to put Tommy out of business. Players must plan and enact strategies by taking direct control of key members of the Shelby family simultaneously over the same timeline, moving characters into position at exactly the right moment in order to navigate challenging scenarios... [click here...]

 

Road to Guangdong (Xbox One) - Game review

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A family emergency reunites a young art graduate and her elderly aunt for a memorable road trip across 1990s China. Settle into the driving seat for a moving tale of faded memories, family ties and generational angst. With tough choices at every turn, how will your journey of discovery end...? [click here...]