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Daily Archives: 12th March 2013

American author, Jeffrey Eugenides Photo: PEN American Center @Flickr

The flawless writing of Jeffrey Eugenides

A profile of the author of The Virgin Suicides and Middlesex

Top 5: Moments of terror

Calum Ousby counts down the scariest moments of cinema

Image from The Book of Job, William Blake, 1825

‘Burning Bright’: Blake at the John Rylands

Annie Muir finds manuscripts worth pressing up against the glass for, at the William Blake exhibition

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (1999), Stephen Chobsky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Review

The film of Stephen Chobsky’s coming of age novel led Mariana back to the world of hormones and ’90s misfits, where she found a lot to relate to

Was "It's Complicated" just an example of Meryl resting on her laurels? Photo: It's Complicated, Relativity Media

I’m sorry but…Meryl Streep isn’t that great anymore

Andriana explains why Meryl is coasting on past glories

Animation for the Contact's 'Digging Deep'. Photo: Contact Theatre

Must See: 11th-18th March

What’s on in local theatre this week

Eve Polycarpou in Mother Courage and Her Children, directed by Chris Honer at The Lowry. photo: Jonathan Keenan

Review: Mother Courage and Her Children

Rebekah Murrell reviews the Library Theatre Company’s performance of Mother Courage and Her Children

View of iconic Russian landmark, St. Basil's Cathedral. Photo: Christophe Meneboeuf @ Wikimedia Commons

5 songs in the field of: Russia

Five efforts from our Eastern European comrades, straight from our man in the field

A familiar family road trip Photo: De Jueves a Domingo, Cinestacion

Review: ‘De Jueves A Domingo’ at the iViva! Film Festival 2013

Parizad Mangi reviews Chilean director Dominga Sotomayor Castillo’s directorial debut

The characters Lala, Dalia and Cosmo from  'Las Buenas Hierbas'

Review: ‘Las Buenas Hierbas’ at the iViva! Film Festival 2013

Lucy Gooder reviews Mexican film ‘Las Buenas Hierbas’, one of the many films being showcased as part of the 19th iViva! Film Festival

Screenshot from Del Lado Del Verano.

Review: ‘Del Lado Del Verano’ at the iViva! Film Festival 2013

Dylan Wiggan reviews Antonia San Juan’s latest film, screened at the iViva! Film Festival


Tacky-chic or tacky-freak?

Halee Wells discusses how to make our guilty pleasure makeup items really work