All posts tagged "review"

  • Review: Juno and the Paycock, The Playhouse

    It’s rare that I’ve seen a production of Sean O’Casey’s work that’s been brave enough to rein things in. There’s always been the feeling of...

  • Review: The Art of Pop, FACT

    So I’m wandering around The Art of Pop at Fact, making notes into my iPhone, deconstructing the concepts, contextualising the cultural signifiers and generally being...

  • Review: Tracing the Century, Tate

    It’s no accident that the posters for the Tate’s first post-Biennial show features a cosy pair of gonads. They’re a statement of intent. You think,...

  • Review: Curve Gallery

    The long night always generates an electric artistic buzz in the pool of life.Venturing up the epic New York esque stairwell of the CURVE gallery,...

  • Review: Holy Motors

    Acclaimed writer/director Leos Carax has returned after a 13 year hiatus with his latest feature Holy Motors, a mind-blowing journey that follows the story of...

  • Cunard Building: Biennial Review

    It’s not just wine, Mona Hatoum attests in Present Tense, soap has ‘terroir’ too. An authentic sense of place that’s as geographical as it is...

  • Review: Treasured at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

    There are a couple of spine-tingling moments in Treasured. Unfortunately, neither of them have anything to do with the script. Jen Heyes’ multimedia production, running...

  • Review: To Rome With Love

    Inspired by Percy Shelley’s poem Ozymandias, legendary writer and director Woody Allen (Midnight in Paris, Vicky Cristina Barcelona) coined the phrase ‘Ozymandias Melancholia’, to describe...

  • Review: Good Cop

    A guided tour of Liverpool, some curious cross-city routes and lots of Landmark love. But what else did new Liverpool-based cop drama, Good Cop, offer?...

  • Review: The Imposter

    All is not quite what it seems in The Imposter, the 2012 Miami Film Festival winner is a docudrama that will keep you guessing, with...

  • Review: Killer Joe

    Screwball crime caper, or gritty exploration of something altogether darker? Vinny Lawrenson-Woods reviews William Friedkin's Killer Joe.

  • Review: Turner Monet Twombly, at Tate

    The Tate summer show is set to be one of the most successful in its history - with good reason: Turner Monet Twombly has 'must...

  • Review: Rolf Harris, Walker Art Gallery Liverpool

    He has walked amongst us. But what is the first ever retrospective of the inimitable Rolf Harris actually like? We take a look...