Tag: entertainment

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – Film Review

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald gives fans of the wizarding world an insight into the world before the boy who lived. J.K. Rowling’s old-school cinematic world building, exploring many serious, moralistic themes, explored through an epic, classic battle between...

/ 29th November 2018

Elevation by Stephen King: A review

Stephen King’s new novel, Elevation, is not what I was expecting. For a start, the novel is less than 300 pages long; perhaps novella is a more appropriate term for it. But what really caught me off guard is that...

/ 17th November 2018

A Star is Born Review – Cooper’s remake is beautifully heart-breaking

Bradley Cooper’s remake of the classic film shows the heart-breaking reality of addiction and the highs and lows of the music industry. 4/5 A Star Is Born has been accompanying generations, having a total of not one, not two, but...

/ 10th October 2018

Small Heath beckons for the Peaky Blinders: Season 4 Review

The Shelby family returned to our screens as the latest ominous enemy is out with the intention to eliminate the entire family, who are forced to re-kindle with their roots in the smoke and mud of Small Heath.      ...

/ 7th March 2018

Low Chimes, a Band to Look Out For 

The importance of the release date of an album can often be understated, but when Illumine, the debut LP from Stroud outfit Low Chimes, was released in early October, it perfectly captured the late Autumnal and early Winter phases. Combining...

/ 6th March 2018

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Birmingham’s Genting Arena

Many people consider the Red Hot Chili Peppers to be on a slight decline in their careers at the moment. Since the departure of legendary guitarist John Frusciante, and 2011’s I’m With You, which wasn’t necessarily a hit amongst the...

/ 16th December 2016

20 Years of Placebo – Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena

  Placebo launched their ’20 Years of Placebo’ World Tour earlier this year, and they are jetting around the world for the biggest birthday party of their career. At their concert in Nottingham on the December 6, Brian Molko and...

/ 15th December 2016

Beans on Toast on life, love and 2016

    Beans on Toast, a singer-songwriter from Essex and no, not the meal, performed at ‘The Soundhouse’ on Wednesday 30 December, alongside support acts Tensheds and Sky Smeed. The folk singer from Essex, known for his controversial songs on...

/ 11th December 2016

Justice and Woman- A New Chapter

Collectively known as Justice, French electronic musicians, Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay have been laying relatively low since releasing their 2011 sophomore effort, Audio, Video, Disco. Widely known for 2007 anthem “D.A.N.C.E.”, the duo catapulted to international recognition and...

/ 8th December 2016

Fickle Friends – Leicester’s The Scholar

Fickle Friends sound like they’ve sucked up the 80s through a red stripy straw and casually spewed its liquid glamour pop essence about the stage like Madonna’s garden sprinkler. The inspiring Thursday-night extravaganza held at the smaller room of the...

/ 29th November 2016