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Nick Hasted

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Nick Hasted has been a film journalist since 1986. As well as The Arts Desk, he currently writes about film, music, books and comics for The Independent, Uncut, Jazzwise and Classic Rock. He has published three books: The Dark Story of Eminem (2002), You Really Got Me: The Story of The Kinks (2011), and Jack White: How He Built An Empire From The Blues (2016).

Articles By Nick Hasted

Rokia Traoré: Dream Mandé: Bamanan Djourou, Brighton Festival 2019 review – traditions soar free

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Chamber Music, Brighton Festival 2019 review - Wu-Tang Clan depths divined

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The Hustle review - rotten scoundrels

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Pokémon Detective Pikachu review - a cute commercial

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10 Questions for Director Benedikt Erlingsson

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Long Shot review - semi-hilarious odd couple romcom

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Styx review - high seas, high stakes refugee nightmare

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Dragged Across Concrete review - Mel Gibson's hard-boiled high

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Hellboy review - vivid monster mash

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Shazam! review - refreshing super-goofiness

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Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story review - inside Sidebottom's head

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Under the Silver Lake review - fascinating LA noir folly

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The Hole in the Ground review - parental horror stays on the surface

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The Kid Who Would Be King review - a timeless charmer

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Crucible of the Vampire review - Neil Morrissey meets lesbian vampires, subtly

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Glass review - shattered Shyamalan sequel

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The Call of the Wild review - how big-hearted Buck became le...

Jack London’s original novel was a brutal and Darwinian account of a dog's life in the Klondike during the gold rush at the end of the 19th...

Album: Ozzy Osbourne - Ordinary Man

Ozzy Osbourne stands on the front cover of his new album...

Greed review - so-so satire of the über rich

Steve Coogan’s long partnership with director...

Frang, CBSO, Yamada, Symphony Hall Birmingham review - the t...

There’s a particular moment of a particular recording – I suppose every slightly over-obsessive record collector has one – that I just...

La Cage aux Folles [The Play], Park Theatre review - half-co...

Not the musical then, worst luck. How timely it would have been to mark Jerry Herman's passing with a celebration of a great achievement. Just how...

The Best Films Out Now

There are films to meet every taste in theartsdesk's guide to the best movies currently on release. In our considered opinion, any of the titles...

Album: Moonlight Benjamin - Simido

Moonlight Benjamin, the fierce and deep-voiced vocalist from Haiti, is a powerful presence on stage. On her second album, she is once again...

The Best Plays in London

London is the theatre capital of the world, with more than 50 playhouses offering theatrical entertainment. From the mighty National Theatre to...