15/04
Who could resist the draw of a man who proclaims to be New York’s angriest yodelling banjo player?...
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15/04
The musical version of the 1987 film is here and it’s pants are bulging...

13/04
Like a good record that takes a few listens to get into, Fictions is a grower that lingers in the mind and demands repeated attention....
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10/04
So, five hundred words to evaluate the work of eight artists. Succinct. Plainly manifest. Focused. So here goes. This is it. No more prologues. Or pre-ambles. Nothing. Nothing but art. Starting now. ...

10/04
My frontal lobes ached after seeing this film in 3D, but without it I would never have gotten some 3D plastic glasses for my extra money...
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09/04
The leader of Nottingham City Council and two of his colleagues are riding for five days to raise money for charity...

07/04
Cheeky sax solos encased in indie-pop tunes, unabashed audience singalongs, and even a bit of attempted crowdsurfing...
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06/04
"It's alien. That's a metaphor for out of this world."...

03/04
Are their blades still sharp enough? Or are they past their sell by date...
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03/04
There’s a shadow hanging over the film, a hole where its heart should be...

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