Posts Tagged: Reviews

Gravity – How Might Things Begin Again?

I saw Gravity earlier on this week, the much-heralded escape-from-space flick starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock. But mostly Sandra Bullock. The problem with any Clooney picture is that his voice is now for me inextricably connected to the Fantastic Mr Wes Anderson version of Fantastic Mr Fox, so Gravity, with Clooney’s wise-cracking astronaut, does

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Iron Man 3 | After Magic | Mechanics and Craftsmen

Having been urged by lots of After Magic readers to go and see Iron Man 3, I saw it last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. The series has always had more biting wit that similar franchises, and has done well combining that with some thoughtful content too. I don’t want to talk much about the

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The Book of Mor(m)on

Went to see The Book of Mormon last night. I’ll be reviewing it on William Crawley’s BBC Radio show on Sunday morning, but thought I’d blog a few thoughts here too. Firstly, it’s a great musical. I’m no great fan of musical theatre to be honest [in mathematical terms, it’s non-additive 😉 music (fab) +

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Out of My Head | Synecdoche, New York

I went to see Charlie Kaufman’s latest piece last night – Synecdoche, New York. I highly recommend it. For those familiar with his work, Kaufman continues to explore the problems of consciousness, and, in particular, the problem of mediating what is in our heads to those around us. He has mined the seam of the

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