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Travel back in time to Storyhouse Chester

Travel back in time to Storyhouse Chester

The Time Traveller’s Wife, a new musical based on the book and film of the same name, is having its world premiere at Storyhouse Chester – ahead of a West End run
Review: Electric Rosary

Review: Electric Rosary

Head of Culture Michal Wasileswki reviews Electric Rosary at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Royal Exchange Theatre invites you to take a pew

Royal Exchange Theatre invites you to take a pew

Electric Rosary, written by Bruntwood Prize Judges’ Award winner Tim Foley, plays at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Playwright Tim Foley on Electric Rosary, his inspirations, and the power of sci-fi

Playwright Tim Foley on Electric Rosary, his inspirations, and the power of sci-fi

Head of Culture Michal Wasilewski interviews Tim Foley, the playwright behind Electric Rosary
MANIFF 2022: Blank

MANIFF 2022: Blank

MANIFF 2022: A witty mix of sci-fi horror and family melodrama, Natalie Kennedy delivers in her first foray into the genre
Not-so-sci-fi: Could science reanimate the dead?

Not-so-sci-fi: Could science reanimate the dead?

Mary Shelley’s timeless classic has always inspired ideas of bringing back the dead, but with today’s technology are we almost there?
Not so sci-fi: Can dinosaur life find a way?

Not so sci-fi: Can dinosaur life find a way?

What Jurassic park got right and wrong about bringing back dinosaurs
MANIFF 2021: Infinitum: Subject Unknown

MANIFF 2021: Infinitum: Subject Unknown

Alex Harris reviews a high concept sci-fi movie after sitting down with its creators
Review: 2084 – An Immersive Experience

Review: 2084 – An Immersive Experience

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews 2084 – An Immersive Experience at Manchester Central Library
Review: Terminator: Dark Fate

Review: Terminator: Dark Fate

Following a string of lacklustre outings, James Cameron’s return to the Terminator franchise signals an exciting and much needed return to form, writes Tom Kuson
Envisioning Palestine: The Sea Cloak and Other Stories

Envisioning Palestine: The Sea Cloak and Other Stories

Urussa Malik reviews a new short story collection which explores what it means to be a woman in Palestine today.
A Film Lover’s Guide to Manchester: Events

A Film Lover’s Guide to Manchester: Events

A guide to Manchester’s cinemas, festivals and events for 2019
Review: Grimmfest “Alien Invasion” Double Bill

Review: Grimmfest “Alien Invasion” Double Bill

The Grimmfest crew paid homage to two of the best alien invasion films at the Plaza, Stockport
Déjà-Review: Alien

Déjà-Review: Alien

Alien has thrilled audiences for 40 years and is a testament to challenging the status quo and achieving brilliance even with limited resources.
Grimmfest – Manchester’s Horror Film Festival

Grimmfest – Manchester’s Horror Film Festival

Grimmfest is returning to Manchester in its 10th year to celebrate independent horror, sci-fi and fantasy films. It takes place on the 4th-7th of October at the Odeon Manchester Great Northern. The festival promises to be a thrilling weekend. Festival coordinators, Simeon Halligan and Rachel Richardson-Jones created Grimmfest 10 years ago to showcase horror films […]
Review: Annihilation

Review: Annihilation

The much-anticipated follow-up to Alex Garland’s directorial debut Ex Machina

Is Star Citizen the biggest game ever?

The 100% crowd-funded project that is shooting for the stars

Review – Stranger Things 2

Lucas Hill-Paul journeys into the Upside Down as the long-awaited Stranger Things 2 arrives on Netflix

How the ‘Shared Universe’ is taking over Hollywood

After DC’s recently released Wonder Woman, and ahead of Marvel Studio’s upcoming Spiderman: Homecoming, Jamie McEvoy addresses the gargantuan on-screen elephant in the room which is the shared universe

Review — Alien: Covenant

Out of this world, or familiar failure?

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