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WORDS WEEKEND REVIEW: Rattle Snake @ Sage Gateshead (08.12.19)

Helen Redfern attends a screening of Open Clasp’s hard-hitting play

Mon 9 Dec 2019 | VIEW

Six Of The Best: Mike Tweddle (Broken Scar Productions)

The founder of Darlington-based independent film and media production company lists a broad range of his favourite things.

Wed 8 Apr 2020 | VIEW

Six Of The Best: Chris J. Allan & Jonny Tull

The pair behind the Filmhouse Sunderland project tell us about their top six foreign-language movies as they announce a weekly film watchlist to keep independent film lovers entertained during lockdown

Mon 11 May 2020 | VIEW

Six Of The Best – Robert Kilburn (Tyne and Weird)

The Tyne and Weird filmmaker gives us his six of the best

Tue 13 Aug 2019 | VIEW

REVIEW: Wish You Were Here Too @ Star & Shadow Cinema, Newcastle (23.03.19)

Benjamin Lowes-Smith immerses himself in a fantastic collection of cultural artefacts as part of the all day event

Wed 27 Mar 2019 | VIEW


Reese Witherspoon impresses in the adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s memoirs

Mon 19 Jan 2015 | VIEW

REVIEW: Whiplash

JK Simmons and Miles Teller impress in the film that’s more Full Metal Jacket than Fame

Wed 28 Jan 2015 | VIEW

REVIEW: What We Do In The Shadows

The latest Taika Waititi-Jemaine Clement hook up is a ridiculously funny send-up

Mon 24 Nov 2014 | VIEW


Stephen Daldry’s latest uncovers a wealth of new acting talent

Sun 8 Feb 2015 | VIEW

REVIEW: The Theory of Everything

Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones are spectacular in an otherwise slightly underwhelming look at Stephen Hawking’s first marriage

Mon 5 Jan 2015 | VIEW

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