FILM REVIEWS: MILITARY WIVES, SONIC, GREED

The Journalix reviews the latest and greatest films to come to the cinema! This week’s releases including Greed starring Steve Coogan, the tale of the Military Wives starring Sharon Horgan and Kristen Scott Thomas and the much-anticipated Sonic with Jim Carrey playing his arch nemesis. GREED Greed tells the story Continue reading FILM REVIEWS: MILITARY WIVES, SONIC, GREED

THE BEST HARRY POTTER FILM

This is officially the BEST Harry Potter film, according to critics and fans… The Harry Potter films may be magical, but how much magic do they contain? What out the 10, including the fantastic beast sequel was the most successful? National Holidays have compiled all the data to find out… Continue reading THE BEST HARRY POTTER FILM

PINS’ FAITH VERN: THE INTERVIEW

PINS are a Manchester rock band, formed in 2011. The group includes lead singer Faith Vern, guitarist Lois MacDonald and bassist Kyoko Swan. An important all-female band, they’ll be playing the inaugural Fair Play Festival at the iconic St Philips Church in March 2020. It’s been 5 years since their Continue reading PINS’ FAITH VERN: THE INTERVIEW

ERIC & ERN AT WATERSIDE

Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise are coming to the Waterside Arts Centre! Starring Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens as the much-loved national treasures, it’s sure to be a treat for all the family. Read our interview with the duo – and then book your tickets! ERIC & ERN What made Continue reading ERIC & ERN AT WATERSIDE

CARAVAN PALACE AT THE ALBERT HALL

On the night Brexit finally came to pass The Journalix danced the night away with French electronic group Caravan Palace at a glorious venue named after a German prince who had a huge influence on British culture. It was a bit of an unusual start to the night with no Continue reading CARAVAN PALACE AT THE ALBERT HALL

SHAUN THE SHEEP: FARMAGEDDON – THE INTERVIEW

Shaun the Sheep’s second feature-length movie, A SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE: FARMAGEDDON takes the world’s favourite woolly hero and plunges him into an hilarious intergalactic adventure he will need to use all of his cheekiness and heart to work his way out of. When a visitor from beyond the stars Continue reading SHAUN THE SHEEP: FARMAGEDDON – THE INTERVIEW

COLDPLAY = WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE

It is sometimes an unfair criticism that despite the obvious musical talent, dominance of the music charts across the globe and awards, Coldplay’s Chris Martin is not considered amongst the greatest lyricists in modern times. But often the simplicity of his work is his greatest charm. Lines such as “Your Continue reading COLDPLAY = WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE

WHY YOU NEED TO SEE STAR WARS EPISODE IX AT A DOLBY CINEMA

See Star Wars Episode IX at a Dolby Cinema

Dolby Cinema is officially up and running in Manchester and across the UK and we can’t stress this enough – it is the only way to watch Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker! STAR WARS EPISODE IX: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER WHY YOU NEED TO SEE STAR WARS Continue reading WHY YOU NEED TO SEE STAR WARS EPISODE IX AT A DOLBY CINEMA

HOW DO YOU SUM UP THE PAST DECADE?

As we approach the year 2020, we asked artists from the world of music, art, writing and film to give us their verdict on the previous 10 years. So much has happened but the question is simply… “How do you sum up the past decade?” THE WORLD OF MUSIC SUM Continue reading HOW DO YOU SUM UP THE PAST DECADE?

NEW ORDER’S TOM CHAPMAN – THE INTERVIEW

New Order line-up since 2011

When Peter Hook left New Order for the last time in 2007, he simply stated “Me and Bernard [Sumner] aren’t working together”. So a band reunion in 2011 found Tom Chapman stepping into his shoes, having filled the role admirably in Sumner’s Bad Lieutenant project. A bassist with immense talent, Continue reading NEW ORDER’S TOM CHAPMAN – THE INTERVIEW