ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

EXHIBITION: KOJI RYUI AND HUSEYIN SAMI AT GALLERY 4A

Koji Ryui has been exploring the face and the concept of portraiture for several years and his new instillation Moai is a tribute to the … Read more

QUEENSRYCHE – AMERICAN SOLDIER

Seeing as though this highly American band have been around for 20 years or more, one will have huge expectations of what the major label … Read more

BALLET: NUTCRACKER

With matryoschka dolls, red flags, snow, royal opulence, folk dance, vodka and revolution, much of Russia remains in Graeme Murphy’s retelling of Nutcracker in sweltering … Read more

A FILM WITH ME IN IT

Think of the blackest black comedy you can, then dip it in tar and paint it black, and you’re getting close to the blackness of … Read more

GOMORRAH

Based on the megaselling non-fiction novel by Roberto Saviano, who has been in police protection as a result since 2006, and directed by Matteo Garrone, Gomorrah surprises with its subtlety and nuanced, multilayered stories, all circling around the organised crime rings of Naples and Caserta. (AB)

X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE

From the instant his claws come out to gore his murderous father in the Canadian woods of 1845, to the final cold dish he serves to brother Sabretooth, Wolverine’s tale is a classic one; revenge. Join him for some ferocious good fun, sans any meaty character development. (AB)

TULPAN

Tulpan is a stripped back love letter to the dusty steppes of Kazakhstan, punctured with poignant moments of humour and tenderness. Hapless ex-sailor Asa has big dreams of his own jurte … but first he needs a wife, and the only one available doesn’t want him …

GENTLEMAN REG – JET BLACK

Before his move to the major-minor label Arts & Crafts, Reg Vermue put out three Canada-only albums, worked with Sufjan Stevens, Final Fantasy, Broken Social … Read more

NO THROUGH ROAD – WINNER

If you haven’t heard No Through Road’s single Party to Survive then you need to adjust your radio dial. If it has become your creed, … Read more

VARIOUS ARTISTS – MAKING WAVES

“How can we relate if you can’t face my music?”, Wire MC and Sista Native sing; and in that line, you’ve got the whole philosophy … Read more