Review Round Up…The Legend of Tarzan

This new Tarzan film directed by David Yates, starring Alexander Skarsgård is released on the 6th July. But how have critics reacted to it?  The Guardian: **Jordan Hoffman found that: “There’s an anti-greed message and a green message and a feminist message, but there are also the asinine Hollywood story beats that must be hit.” Variety:… Read More

Coming Soon on DVD…London Has Fallen

The sequel to Olympus Has Fallen will be available to buy on DVD and Blu-ray on the 18th July.  Mike Banning is back in a brand new adventure with the President of the United States – this time taking place in London. It’s another year, another city and another threat to American President Benjamin Asher’s… Read More

Review Round Up…Faith Healer, Donmar Warehouse

Directed by Lyndsey Turner, Brian Friel’s play about the possibility of genius but the uncertainty of failure opened at the Donmar Warehouse last night. Here is what critics have been saying… The Guardian: ***** Michael Billington wrote: “Turner’s immaculate production gives each monologue a distinct setting and character linked, in Es Devlin’s design, by a… Read More

New Orchestra Devoted to Musical Theatre Launched

The London Musical Theatre Orchestra hosted a gala at the Bishopsgate Institute to launch its first season and professional concerts, featuring performances from some  top West End performers.  Showcasing the work of the London Musical Theatre Orchestra, last night’s event was a chance to celebrate the work of the orchestra as well as announcing its… Read More

New BP Spotlight Displays Announced at Tate Britain

Tate Britain has confirmed its new season of BP Spotlight displays, running at the gallery over the summer.  The programme of displays will feature the work of major figures such as Walter Sickert and Barry Flanagan, as well as pieces by the Systems group and the archive of Nimai Chatterji. These regularly changing displays focuses on work from… Read More

Review Round Up… David Hockney RA: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-Life

David Hockney returns to the Royal Academy of Arts with a new body of work, opening to the public on the 2nd July. But what have critics made of it?  The Guardian:****Jonathan Jones wrote: “Another fascinating experiment by Hockney.” The Times:  **** Rachel Campbell-Johnston commented that: “If you want to imagine the thoughts that are… Read More