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Atomic Blonde: ‘neon beauty meets blockbuster beige’

Watching Atomic Blonde is like watching two very-different movies; and not necessarily in a good way. At times, it’s a rollicking, thrilling, brutal rollercoaster through the punk heart of a divided city; at...

Common at The National: ‘historically hazy and underdeveloped’

Common should have been one of this year’s theatrical highlights – a vindication of The National’s fresh direction. D.C. Moore’s play explores untrodden territory for English theatre: the requisitioning...

NSFW at the Lion and Unicorn: ‘balanced satire, sharp humour and vulnerability’

What is it like to work in a consumer magazine? Not I Theatre presents a dark comedy about young people starting out in the media. Unpaid intern work, crazy supervisors and fallen hopes are what the young...

Hounds of Love: ‘killers hiding in the dark’

Trigger warning: rape To say I enjoyed Hounds of Love would be a slight misnomer. For sure, it’s a masterclass in filmmaking on almost all fronts, but its subject matter – the true-crime abduction, rape, and...

Eastern Electrics – the five acts you shouldn’t miss

The London Student office is abuzz for Eastern Electrics this weekend. Now in its sixth year, the festival has returned to the capital after a few years in exile in Hertfordshire, bringing dance music’s...

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