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Review: The Double @ Glasgow Film Theatre

Review: The Double @ Glasgow Film Theatre

Richard Ayoade’s take on Doystoyesky’s The Double is a darkly surreal comedy, with Jesse Eisenberg playing both a meek, put-upon loner and his maddeningly confident doppleganger. Part of the Glasgow Film Festival, this slickly stylised feature is Ayoade’s follow-up to Submarine, a brilliantly quirky coming-of-age drama from 2010. The Double […]

by February 21, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Film
Review: Blue Ruin @ Cineworld

Review: Blue Ruin @ Cineworld

The opening scene of Jeremy Saulnier’s Blue Ruin certainly doesn’t scream the positivity that run-of-the-mill blockbusters often do. As main character Dwight (Macon Blair) eats food from rubbish bins and sleeps in his car, it’s clear that any hope and meaning left in life is lost. But when a policewoman […]

by February 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Film
Review: Twenty Feet from Stardom @ Glasgow Film Theatre

Review: Twenty Feet from Stardom @ Glasgow Film Theatre

Part of the Glasgow Film Festival, this musical documentary by Morgan Neville shines the spotlight on some of the most famous singers that you’ve never heard of. Although this documentary is peppered with music heavyweights such as Mick Jagger, Sting, Barbara Streisand, David Bowie and Stevie Wonder, Twenty Feet from […]

by February 19, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Film
Review: Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake @ King’s Theatre Glasgow

Review: Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake @ King’s Theatre Glasgow

Bourne’s dazzling re-imagining of Swan Lake is thoroughly modern, funny, original and fearless. The action on stage begins with crisp costumes, regal set pieces and the dramatic backdrop of menacing swans cavorting in the moonlight while the prince sleeps. The chilling, gothic start gives way to a present-day crisp morning, […]

by February 19, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Theatre
Glasgow Film Festival celebrates 10th anniversary

Glasgow Film Festival celebrates 10th anniversary

The Glasgow Film Festival gets underway from Thursday 20 February and runs until 2 March. Celebrating its 10th edition, the Glasgow festival opens with the screening of the highly anticipated “The Grand Budapest Hotel”, directed by Wes Anderson, starring Ralph Fiennes and Tilda Swindon. The festival’s programme, smartly divided into sections such as Best […]

by February 18, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Film
World Cup’s Host Cities Series: Cuiabá

World Cup’s Host Cities Series: Cuiabá

The World Cup’s Host Cities Series arrives at the hottest Brazilian capital, Cuiabá. Guest writer Patricia Sanches talks about food, Pantanal and patriotism. Patricia Sanches, 28, is a journalist. Euphoria, hope, disappointment and patriotism are feelings that became part of the Cuiabanos life since the announcement that the hottest of Brazil’s capital was chosen as […]

by February 7, 2014 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports
Clan’s Harper And Fulton Upbeat Ahead Of Panthers Playoff Tie

Clan’s Harper And Fulton Upbeat Ahead Of Panthers Playoff Tie

By Stewart Ross Tristan Harper and Aidan Fulton remain in a confident mood ahead of this week’s quarter final playoff showdown with Nottingham Panthers despite a disappointing final weekend of the regular season for Braehead Clan. Fife Flyers twice got the better of Clan over the weekend thanks to their shootout win in Glasgow on Saturday and a 4-1 victory […]

by March 24, 2013 Comments are Disabled Sports
Clan Reaction: Bergin and Jones in Buoyant Mood Ahead of Playoff Weekend Following Panthers Victory

Clan Reaction: Bergin and Jones in Buoyant Mood Ahead of Playoff Weekend Following Panthers Victory

By Stewart Ross Kevin Bergin believes Braehead Clan have what it takes to win the Playoffs following their Quarter Final demolition of former winner’s Nottingham Panthers. Clan’s 9-1 aggregate win over the Panthers books their place in the final four in Nottingham this weekend where they will play either Sheffield Steelers or Coventry Blaze in a semi […]

by March 31, 2003 Comments are Disabled Sports