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

ADAPTATION – THE IMPOSSIBLE FILMS

HOME MANCHESTER PRESENTS ADAPTATION, A SEASON OF FILMS REGARDED AS IMPOSSIBLE TO TRANSFER TO THE SCREEN. SHOWING FROM SUNDAY 2 TO SUNDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2020. ADAPTATION – THE IMPOSSIBLE FILMS For its new film season, HOME, Manchester’s centre for contemporary film, theatre, and art, is presenting Adaptation, a season of Continue reading ADAPTATION – THE IMPOSSIBLE FILMS

MIF 2019: MARY ANNE HOBBS

6 Music will be giving a lot of love to Manchester International Festival (MIF) this year – broadcasting BBC Radio 6 Music shows on 5 and 12 July live from Albert Square at the heart of the festival. Our Joni caught up with DJ Mary Anne Hobbs… MEDIA CITY AT Continue reading MIF 2019: MARY ANNE HOBBS

BOOKSMART: REVIEW

Time for a movie review and what better than when Una caught the film Booksmart this week at HOME Cinema Manchester… BOOKSMART REVIEW I made a conscious effort to see this after receiving recommendations from several sources, plus I’ve always enjoyed a decent coming of age film. I have to admit I Continue reading BOOKSMART: REVIEW

BEING FRANK SIDEBOTTOM

Chris Sievey. You may not have heard of this incredibly artistic, talented individual. But he, was Frank Sidebottom. And we think you need to know all about him. Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story gives us everything. Cataloguing his life and works in incredible detail this film is a delight. Continue reading BEING FRANK SIDEBOTTOM

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S WEEKENDER AT HOME MANCHESTER

HOME Manchester will host a weekend of special events for all ages from Friday 8 – Sunday 10 March to mark International Women’s Day 2019 and as part of HOME’s year-long Celebrating Women in Global Cinema programme running throughout 2019. FRIDAY On Friday 8 March, two new cinema releases with Continue reading INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S WEEKENDER AT HOME MANCHESTER

THE (OSCAR) FAVOURITE(?)

Not usually one for period dramas but on a cold January morning I decided to take a visit to Manchester’s Home cinema to see what all the fuss was about with the Oscar favourite The Favourite. With nominations across the awards season and British actress Olivia Colman already bagging a Golden Continue reading THE (OSCAR) FAVOURITE(?)

DOCUFILM REVIEW: WHITNEY

We were lucky enough to attend a preview of the docufilm ‘Whitney’ earlier this week. Having heard good things the film opens with the shiny pop of Whitney Houston and exactly how I first knew her. Flashes of the video ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’, loud music, 80s images, and Continue reading DOCUFILM REVIEW: WHITNEY

LIVE REVIEW: FUTURE BODIES

Future Bodies, Home Theatre - Fuck It

We were lucky enough to be invited along to the press night for Future Bodies this week, a play which is part of the Manchester Science Festival and running at HOME Theatre from Fri 28 Sep 2018 – Sat 13 Oct 2018. The tagline is… The future is coming. Stop Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: FUTURE BODIES

LIVE REVIEW: THE MANCHESTER PROJECT

What makes me Mancunian? The geography? Sure, I’ve lived here all my life. My football team of choice? The mighty blues, which also suggests I’m local. My accent? Not quite Liam and Noel but it’s clear I’m a Northern girl. A passion for music? Check. I started a blog all Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: THE MANCHESTER PROJECT