All posts by James Dawswell

Digital Entertainment Editor.

Trainspotting Live at the Curve (22/06/17)

How many times can can you say that, on your way into the theatre, you were handed glow sticks and earplugs? How often do you walk into a makeshift 90s-era club – music pounding, lighting just right – to the...

/ 24th June 2017

alt-J’s creative risks pay off on their third LP – Relaxer album review

It’s been five years since alt-J bagged the Mercury Prize for their 2012 debut An Awesome Wave and three years since the Grammy-nominated This is All Yours. Although a blend of geeky, folk/electronica-infused pop remains at the core of their sound, the group push their...

/ 12th June 2017

An ever-spinning reel – Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan return in The Trip to Spain

Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan are back on the road for another restaurant tour: after covering the North of England and Italy throughout the last two series, the pair are off to Spain for some fine dining, driving, occasional chatting...

/ 17th May 2017

The XX – Nottingham Motorpoint Arena (04/03/17)

The xx were back in Nottingham – four years after their last shows in Britain – for the first night of the UK leg of the I See You world tour. The band have a busy schedule ahead of them, including a sold-out residency...

/ 11th March 2017

‘The Girl On The Train’ Grosses $100 Million

Tate Taylor’s adaptation is slick, stylish and boasts an impressive performance from Emily Blunt, but the urgency and suspense of Paula Hawkins’s hit novel is lost in translation. Many believed that the marketing for this film was not sufficient enough...

/ 27th October 2016