17th June 2022

Queen of the Universe: In conversation with Grag Queen

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy sits down with Queen of the Universe winner Grag Queen, who recently performed at Drag Fest in Manchester and London as part of her What’s Up Lindas Tour

On Screen



In conversation with Michelle Collins: Career, Covid and Cluedo
16th June 2022

In conversation with Michelle Collins: Career, Covid and Cluedo

Jessica Hamilton interviews Michelle Collins, ahead of Cluedo arriving to the Lowry
Cannes 2022: Triangle of Sadness and ridiculing the rich
7th June 2022

Cannes 2022: Triangle of Sadness and ridiculing the rich

Palme-d’Or-winning Triangle of Sadness is a wild, cynical satire ridiculing the rich in all possible ways.

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Resurgence of the witch: The modern feminist icon?
12th May 2022

Resurgence of the witch: The modern feminist icon?

From Rosemary’s Baby to Midsommar, how has the figure of the witch changed in cinema and beyond?
Review: The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent
11th May 2022

Review: The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

Nick Cage and Pedro Pascal star in this ode to Cage’s acting genius
Will Conversations with Friends live up to expectation?
9th May 2022

Will Conversations with Friends live up to expectation?

Dealing with more mature characters than Rooney’s sophomore novel, Conversations follows Frances and Bobbi, recent graduates and ex-girlfriends-turned-friends.
Soundtracking: The best FIFA songs of all time
9th May 2022

Soundtracking: The best FIFA songs of all time

Our resident Mancunion FIFA players choose their favourite tracks from soundtracks past and present.
Norse mythology meets psychological horror in The Northman
9th May 2022

Norse mythology meets psychological horror in The Northman

The Northman takes the ‘Eggers style’ to even greater heights in this Norse revenge epic
May the 4th be with you! – A love letter to Star Wars: The Clone Wars
4th May 2022

May the 4th be with you! – A love letter to Star Wars: The Clone Wars

For Star Wars day Investigations Editor Joe McFadden describes why Star Wars: The Clone Wars was so important to him growing up and explains what makes the show so impactful over a decade later.
State of the Industry: Long live the silver screen
27th April 2022

State of the Industry: Long live the silver screen

The precedent set by modern TV is not only one that destroys the artistic integrity of the film but perpetuates a cycle of negative watching and passive viewership. Film Editor Benjy Klauber-Griffiths challenges television supremacy.
State of the Industry: The age of film is over, the time of TV has come
27th April 2022

State of the Industry: The age of film is over, the time of TV has come

In the age of streaming, video-on-demand, and binge-watching it is interesting to consider the question: does TV currently provide a better viewing experience than film? My answer is yes.
Which Bridgerton character are you?
26th April 2022

Which Bridgerton character are you?

Check out our quiz to find out which Bridgerton character you are!
Bridgerton is back with a much stronger season 2
26th April 2022

Bridgerton is back with a much stronger season 2

Our Deputy Film Editor reviews the long-awaited Bridgerton season two
What to watch: Our top TV picks for April
24th April 2022

What to watch: Our top TV picks for April

From comedy dramas to superhero charmers here’s a list of our top Tv picks for April
Aha! Alan Partridge comes to Manchester
22nd April 2022

Aha! Alan Partridge comes to Manchester

Stratagem, starring Steve Coogan as Alan Partridge, plays at Manchester’s AO Arena as part of its UK tour
Golden Oldies: Atonement (2007)
19th April 2022

Golden Oldies: Atonement (2007)

As part of the Golden Oldies series, Sophie Hicks looks back on Atonement
VIVA 2022: Josefina
17th April 2022

VIVA 2022: Josefina

Viva 2022: A well worked and intimate human drama about how we connect, and at times disconnect, from the strangers around us
MANIFF 2022: The Sleeping Negro
15th April 2022

MANIFF 2022: The Sleeping Negro

MANIFF 2022: At moments shocking, at times confusing, this is the black American commentary audiences have needed

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