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?

THE STROKES – CODY SMYTH INTERVIEW

The Stokes: NYC, 2001

Here at The Journalix Towers, we’re all huge fans of The Strokes. I mean, who isn’t?! Many people claim they define an era but for us they define rock n roll. The music is so special and those images of the boys in New York at the turn of the Continue reading THE STROKES – CODY SMYTH INTERVIEW

THE JOURNALIX CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS 2019

It’s getting to crunch time but what are you choosing to buy for your special loved ones this year? The Journalix Christmas gift ideas 2019 list includes film, music and video games and will help you find that something well within your budget for the young, the old and the Continue reading THE JOURNALIX CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS 2019

MR POPPER’S PENGUINS AT WATERSIDE

Christmas is nearly here folks! And there are plenty of festive theatre shows for all the family to enjoy across Greater Manchester throughout the season. One which has caught our eye this year is the stage adaptation of the much-loved book Mr Popper’s Penguins. We caught up with Emma Earle Continue reading MR POPPER’S PENGUINS AT WATERSIDE

BOOK: A GOOD GIRL’S GUIDE TO MURDER

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder: The case is closed. Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it. But having grown up in the same small town that was consumed by the crime, Pippa Continue reading BOOK: A GOOD GIRL’S GUIDE TO MURDER

BOOK: MINIMAL FILM

We recently received our copy of the book Minimal Film by Matteo Civaschi. An uber cool graphic design book which invites the reader to see cinema from a different perspective. From Alien to Rain Man, Star Wars to Psycho, E.T. to Ghost… Minimal Film introduces cinema according to Shortology. This Continue reading BOOK: MINIMAL FILM

SELF-PORTRAIT GALLERY

Have you ever tried to draw a picture of yourself? Not easy is it? And if you’re more accustomed to picking up a guitar than a paintbrush, my guesses are it’s going to look like a 5 year old has attempted to do it – have you ever seen the Continue reading SELF-PORTRAIT GALLERY

THE UNAUTHORISED BIOGRAPHY OF EZRA MAAS

With the release of his fantastic debut book, The Unauthorised Biography of Ezra Maas we asked author Daniel James for a playlist of tunes to accompany the novel and he duly obliged with a fucking belter. It’s a wonderful piece of investigative journalism with mystery and thrills throughout (you really Continue reading THE UNAUTHORISED BIOGRAPHY OF EZRA MAAS

THE BEST HARRY POTTER COMEDY MOMENTS

The Harry Potter films were not necessarily marketed as comedy films. They were all well and good for introducing the world to the legend of magic. In doing so, they changed the traditional idea of what a witch might be along the way. They also broke ground for a whole Continue reading THE BEST HARRY POTTER COMEDY MOMENTS

HERE’S JOHNNY!

The Shining (1980) is undoubtably a masterpiece of a movie. Based on Stephen King’s dark and twisted 1977 novel, directed by Stanley Kubrick in his prime and with Jack Nicholson at his menacing best, it’s a complete thrill-ride, a rush, utterly enthralling, a beautiful piece of art. It asks questions Continue reading HERE’S JOHNNY!