Music

Echobelly @ O2 Islington Academy

I don’t recall when I first saw Echobelly but I’m guessing it was around 1994. I recall seeing them playing festivals and small (but gradually larger) venues and I was lucky enough once to see them play in Los Angeles. All of which leads me to tonight, where I see this ‘further comeback’ show at […]

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Film

Feminine Vision: Sofia Coppola and The Virgin Suicides

Sofia Coppola made history last month- she was the first woman since 1961 to win the prestigious Best Director Award at Cannes. She won the award for her latest film The Beguiled, which stars Kirsten Dunst, Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell and focuses on an all-female boarding school during the American civil war. Her debut film, […]

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Film

Triple Six Horror Shorts: Dissociative

Dissociative is the third short film from director Damon Rickardand. It tells the story of a man overwhelmed with paranoia about an assumed infidelity in just five minutes. As he reflects over how to proceed, the film’s short length makes it difficult to discuss much more in the way of plot here without giving too […]

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Film

Triple Six Festival Shorts: Gene

Gene follows a recently widowed mother, who is having problems with her 11-year-old son, and may have to take drastic actions to stop him. Gene is a prime example of how great short films can look in modern indie cinema and with acting as powerful as its cinematography, Gene is a surprise hit of Triple […]

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Gaming

E3 2017: Highlights

Josh Weavers runs us through the highlights from our full coverage of E3 2017, and some titles that didn’t get the chance to grace the main stage. Cuphead Cuphead has become something of a stalwart at E3 in recent years, first being announced in 2014 and returning every year since. Cuphead combines stunning visuals inspired […]

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Film

Triple Six Festival Shorts: The Cleansing Hour

The Cleansing Hour is an excellently paced and thrilling short film that follows a production team as they set up for the next episode of their popular live stream web series ‘The Cleansing Hour’, where the egotistical Father Lance performs exorcisms. Whether he is actually a priest or an actor loving the newfound fame of […]

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Music

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard @ Albert Hall, Manchester

Images courtesy of Charlotte Rudd A clamour of excited voices built to a crest as King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard set up onstage, each member tuning up a series of outlandish guitars themselves – a seeming rejection of the amenities awarded to a group of their newfound prestige. Despite the ever-growing successes of the […]

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