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Is The Lobster the strangest film of the year?

After a well received premiere at the Cannes Film Festival last year, the first trailer for Dogtooth director Yorgos Lanthimos’ English language debut The Lobster… 115 more words



The second production in the Almeida Theatre’s Greek season sees Euripides’ Bakkhai performed in a new version by Anne Carson, directed by James Macdonald. With a cast of three plus a chorus, it aims to replicate the original structure of the drama, against a plain but effective, unobtrusively modern backdrop. 334 more words


"I need more wine for this..." Bakkhai (Almeida Theatre) Review

Ben Wishaw brings undeniable stage presence to this lyrical revival of Bakkhai but your level of enjoyment will depend on your love of the ol’ Greek classics. 579 more words



The Almeida Greeks season goes from strength to strength with this second revelatory and intelligent production of Euripides last play, in a version by Anne Carson. 327 more words


The Bakkhai - The Almeida, July 23 2015 8pm

The short: anyone expecting “the Ben Whishaw show” may be disappointed – (it’s not his show, it’s the ensemble’s – but he is good,) in this new, largely faithful version of Euripides’ classic. 1,307 more words


Quick Peek: The 2nd Spectre Trailer (and Featurette)

Sometime around 8am in London, the 2nd trailer for Sam Mendes “Spectre” was released. The 24th film in the Bond Franchise, this one is a little similar to the Skyfall trailer in that Bond (Daniel Craig) is perhaps on the run again or is at least trying to cover his tracks. 350 more words

Second Breakfast: So, I Finally Saw 'Paddington'

I have just completed a pretty long journey. Granted, it would have been much shorter if I hadn’t started out by heading two and a half thousand miles in the opposite direction of my final destination, but what are you going to do? 713 more words

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