Emily Beecham in Little Joe, dir. Jessica Hausner, 2019

Little Joe, dir. Jessica Hausner [film review]

One of the best pictures in the history of sci-fi, Invasion of the Body Snatchers (dir. Don Siegel, 1956) has just gained a new rendition, this time authored by Austrian director Jessica Hausner, so far only known[ . . . ]

Tom Hanks in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, dir. Marielle Heller, 2019

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood is one of those feel-good yet intelligent movies that everyone should see. Dedicated to Fred Rogers, the legendary host of the endearing and highly educational children’s programme Mister Rogers’[ . . . ]

Joaquin Phoenix in Joker, dir. Todd Phillips, 2019

Joker, dir. Todd Phillips [review]

Todd Phillips’s attempt at subverting expectations of both DC Comics fans and arthouse audiences with Joker has proven beyond successful. The film, which comes as a rather surprising offering from the[ . . . ]

Kuba Więcek

Kuba Więcek Trio, Multitasking [review and interview]

Kuba Więcek is a 24 year-old Polish sax prodigy and the first debutant in nearly three decades included in the renowned Polish Jazz series by Polskie Nagrania, the country’s longest-running[ . . . ]

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Where Does The Time Come From [Sweet Williams; album review]

Thomas House, frontman and creative brain of the Brighton outfit Sweet Williams, recently seen lending his vocal talents to Haress, is due to release the third album in the band’s[ . . . ]

Ezekiel Doo, photo: Cole Flynn Quirke

Ezekiel Doo – Hallway Song [review]

Brighton outfit Ezekiel Doo have just officially released their first 7″ single, Hallway Song, via their home label Twitcher Records. Self-assured, intriguing and nuanced, it is a solid debut from[ . . . ]

Thomas House, Sweet Williams

Interview: Thomas House (Sweet Williams) + exclusive track

Sweet Williams’ new LP, Where Does The Time Come From, is due for release on 20th September via Gringo Records. Thomas House, who conceived and recorded the whole album by[ . . . ]

Robert Pattinson in High Life, dir. Claire Denis, 2018

High Life, dir. Claire Denis [review]

High Life, the first English-language film by French director Claire Denis, is far removed from the typical sci-fi tropes, such as the glorification of space exploration, praise of the human[ . . . ]

Mésange: Luke Mawdsley and Agathe Max; photo by Steve Gullick

Mésange – Gypsy Moth [review]

Mésange are an instrumental duo formed by contemporary violinist Agathe Max (Kuro), originally from Lyon, France, and guitarist Luke Mawdsley (Cavalier Song) from Liverpool. Two years after the release of[ . . . ]

"Haress" by Haress, album cover, Lancashire & Somerset Records, 2019

Haress – Haress [album review]

Formed by David Hand and Elizabeth Still from Bishop’s Castle in Shropshire, Haress are a guitar duo drawing freely from blues, folk and drone musical traditions in order to create[ . . . ]