Album review: J. Mascis, Tied to a Star
Album review: J. Mascis, Tied to a Star

The 2012 album I Bet on Sky by Dinosaur Jr - the band singer/guitarist J. Mascis helms with once-estranged Lou Barlow…

Album review: Ariana Grande, My Everything
Album review: Ariana Grande, My Everything

There's no doubt Ariana Grande has a good set of pipes - there's not too many 20-year-olds who could confidently deliver…

Album review: Spoon, They Want My Soul
Album review: Spoon, They Want My Soul

Here's a tricky thing to do: try and explain Spoon's sound to a friend who's never heard them before. Across eight albums…

Movie review: Magic in the Moonlight
Movie review: Magic in the Moonlight

Whimsical, wistful and studiously insubstantial, the new Woody Allen film is his most frothy since The Curse of the Jade…

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Movie review: Boyhood
Movie review: Boyhood

Films that follow a character for years are typically handicapped by the requirement to have two or…

Game review: Infamous: First light

As the gaming world rages over the lack of playable female characters, Sucker Punch has quietly gone about finding its own…

Album review: Dussek and Beethoven

It is difficult to be too disdainful of the earlier work, a real glitterfest that does not allow a slow movement to dampen…

Colin Hogg: Had my fill of sweet and sour fare

I'm increasingly concerned about what might be the next household task to be celebrated by a nationwide television contest…

Janet McAllister: Talking about the write thing
Janet McAllister: Talking about the write thing

What is "publishing" exactly? Award-winning author James George sees it as "connecting writers of stories…

Movie review: Henry IV, Part 2

Billing it, as the press ads do, as "Shakespeare's greatest play" is several bridges too far, though the blustering, vainglorious…

Totem - Cirque du Soliel

As an instantly recognizable brand celebrating their 30th anniversary Cirque du Soliel must stretch a tightrope between…

Worst sci-fi ending yet?

The first third's great, the second third expansive - but what's up with Lucy's ending? Chris Schulz shrugs his shoulders…

Album review: Royal Blood, Royal Blood

If you thought there was a full band backing Royal Blood's guitar-fuelled ruckus, you wouldn't be the only one. On early…

Album review: Broods, Evergreen
Album review: Broods, Evergreen

Hearing Mother & Father - the opening track from local siblings Broods' debut album - for the first…

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