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Nostalgia for the good old days of mutually assured destruction? You’d have gone long odds on such a thing on 9 November 1989, the day the Berlin Wall was breached. A quarter of a...
The city of Boston has been creeping up the charts as a hotbed of cinematic criminality in the last decade. First came Martin Scorsese's Oscar-scooping epic The Departed, then Ben...
I adapted Around the World in Eighty Days very specifically for my own theatre company, Lookingglass Theatre of Chicago, where I am one of 24 multi-skilled ensemble members who...
There’s never been any agreement about the title. Its victory as 1968’s best foreign film is listed on oscars.org as Closely Watched Trains. The novel by Bohumil Hrabal is...
Kids today eh? Eh? Ask them what they want to be and they’ll probably reply, “famous” or “rich.” I mean, really… what do they aspire to? What do they want? Wearable tech and a...
After the roaring success of Daredevil this year, Marvel brings us the next instalment in the TV rendering of their universe – or part of it at least. Jessica Jones, created by...
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Chris Chapman explains the genesis of his animated character app
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The celebrated designer of 'Les Mis' and 'Cats' is putting on a show of his sculpture
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Live-show charisma lifts anodyne material
A night of highs as the US rock band tackle 'Low'
Great pianist, great company: the classiest and most generous of celebrations
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Organic grandeur stops short of engagement
A concert performance of Rameau rich with musical drama and delight
World premiere of a spellbinding, unified meditation on birth and death
A clean bill of health for this operatic satire on the healthcare system
Phineas Fogg is off on his travels at St James Theatre. Its author explains what's new
This late romance is fairytale-charming, but its comedy is overpowering
A bit of everything in theartsdesk's stage tips
A long-lost Florentine church brought back to life through its altarpieces
A hauntingly evocative sound installation marking World War One
Skewering the mores of his age, the caricaturist is as much comedian as satirist
Well-executed revival of feathery romance with minimalist 'Monotones' for contrast
The late dance designer's views on bums, 'Swan Lake', and seeing into the choreographer's mind
German choreographer delivers a Rite of Spring to remember
Big, beautiful and edge-of-seat immersive – the Force is strong with this one
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