Jake Trelease

The Great Cult Classic all-nighter returns to Tyneside Cinema

The Great Cult Classic all-nighter returns to Tyneside Cinema

The Great Cult Classic all-nighter returns to the Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle next month, with 16 iconic films set to be shown until the early hours. The event, which starts on October 18 at 10pm and finishes on October 19 at 8.30am, is the ultimate test for all moviegoers interested in testing their endurance levels […]

 Jake Trelease

The North East Record Store Day Round Up

The North East Record Store Day Round Up

Pop Recs Ltd, Sunderland. 50 Fawcett Street, Sunderland, SR1 1RF Pop Recs Ltd’s first RSD will not be one to miss, seeing a full bill of bands and DJs take to the stage while also stocking the top titles. Bands performing on the day include: Public Service Broadcasting, The Crookes, The Sons of Bido Lito, High […]

 Jake Trelease

Review: Nymphomaniac Parts I & II – Many Say It's Porn, But It's So Much More

Review: Nymphomaniac Parts I & II – Many Say It's Porn, But It's So Much More

Lars Von Trier’s Nymphomaniac is a bleak journey of sex and debauchery. It’s hard to derive much more than that. The film is told in chapters. Chapters which Joe (our protagonist) makes up as she proceeds, deriving their names through Seligman’s unrelated anecdotes. As two young girls play in a dingy, flooded bathroom, the narrator […]

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Courtney Love Announces Newcastle Date

Courtney Love Announces Newcastle Date

Tickets went on sale today for Courtney Love’s UK tour date at Newcastle’s newest music venue, Think Tank Riverside, in the renovated and repurposed Sea nightclub. Fresh from finding the missing Malaysian airliner, Love has added Thursday May 22 to her eight date tour of the UK, which sees here also visit London, Glasgow, Leeds, Birmingham and […]

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Review: House of Fools – “Why Is It Always You That Suffers From Sausage Drift?”

Review: House of Fools – “Why Is It Always You That Suffers From Sausage Drift?”

The latest instillation of Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer’s slapstick, surreal comedy landed on our screens yesterday in the form of the pair’s first sitcom, House of Fools. Vic and Bob are known for their idiotic humour, the senseless yet hilarious nonsense they have become renowned for from the days of Shooting Stars. The concept for […]

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Review: American Hustle – Nearly A Masterpiece, But Nearly An Oscar Winner?

Review: American Hustle – Nearly A Masterpiece, But Nearly An Oscar Winner?

David O’Russell’s American Hustle isn’t far short of a masterpiece. The film that collected three Golden Globes contains a star studded cast of Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, all of whom deliver. We’re reminded at the start of the film that most of the events we’re about to see actually happened, […]

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Review: The Class of '92 – You'll Hate Yourself But You'll Love It

Review: The Class of '92 – You'll Hate Yourself But You'll Love It

Mix the Premiership years with Manchester United and what you get is The Class of ‘92. The Class of ‘92 is a nostalgic journey into a happier time when the emblematic Mitre ball was still being punted around school yards across the land, Ashley Young was unheard of, and Manchester United were the kings of […]

 Jake Trelease

Review: Don Jon – Hold Me Closer, Tony Danza

Review: Don Jon – Hold Me Closer, Tony Danza

Joseph Gordon-Levitt writes, directs, and stars in a film with Scarlett Johansson. Clever.

Directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore. On the surface of things Don Jon markets itself around a masturbation addiction and the pursuit of good looking women. Within the first couple of scenes, Jon, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, tells us the few things that mean the most to him in his […]