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REVIEW: Ani DiFranco @ The Glee Club (B’ham), Weds 17th Sept

Words by Ed King – follow him @EdKing2210 / Pics by Katja Ogrin - www.katjaogrinphotography.com “Open frame, personal narrative, close frame.” Review Writing 101; my friend has asked about ‘approach’. “…personal narrative,” she says, “I don’t think I’m clever enough, as a writer, to pull that part off.” “Well you’re wrong. And clever rarely makes a […]

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REVIEW: 20,000 Days on Earth

Directors: Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard Writing Credits: Nick Cave, Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard Cast: Nick Cave, Susie Bick, Warren Ellis UK rating: 15 certificate UK release date: 19th September Words by Jonathan Glen / Follow him @joffglen _________________ Veteran musician Nick Cave is no stranger to a crossover into film. The eclectic frontman […]

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PREVIEW: Ani DiFranco @ The Glee Club (B’ham), Weds 17th Sept

Pic by Charles Waldorf Ani DiFranco returns to The Glee Club (Birmingham) on Wednesday 17th September. Tickets are priced at £22.50, standing room only – doors open at 7:30pm. The self dubbed ‘Little Folksinger’ is widely known for her acoustic staccato guitar, poetry & visceral lyrics; songs including ‘Both Hands’, ‘Untouchable Face’, ‘Napoleon’ and ‘32 […]

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REVIEW: The Congress

Director: Ari Folman Writing Credits:Ari Folman (Screenplay) & Stanislaw Lem (Novel) Cast:Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Paul Giamatti, Danny Huston & Kodi Smit-McPhee UK rating: 15 certificate UK release date: August 15th Words by Jonathan Glen – follow him @joffglen How much does ambition count for? Some would say ambition without result counts for nothing; but in […]

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