Kieran Murray

Hebburn – BBC To Axe North East Sitcom According To Creator Jason Cook

Hebburn – BBC To Axe North East Sitcom According To Creator Jason Cook

The BBC has decided to axe Newcastle-based sitcom Hebburn. The news was revealed by creator Jason Cook stating the BBC2 show would not be renewed for a third series. He said: “We’ve had such a great time making series one and two and I’d like to thank the BBC for allowing us to do this. The team […]

 Kieran Murray

Bewakoofiyaan – Sonam Kapoor's Indian Romantic Comedy Reaches The UK

Bewakoofiyaan – Sonam Kapoor's Indian Romantic Comedy Reaches The UK

Bewakoofiyaan follows the life of Mohit, a marketing wonder kid who wants to further his career and Mayera, a financial brain with a shoe obsession. They are an ambitious couple that enjoy the good things in life. They work hard and play hard. They are massively in love with one another. The only problem is […]

 Kieran Murray

Veronica Mars – Cult TV Heroine Makes Film Debut After Kickstarter Appeal

Veronica Mars – Cult TV Heroine Makes Film Debut After Kickstarter Appeal

It is unbelievable to think that this time last year Veronica Mars was purely just an idea without any funding. After an appeal on Kickstarter to raise $5.7million, the film has been created based on a cancelled TV show. Director Rob Thomas has now got the film ready for the March 14th release date with […]

 Kieran Murray

12 Hours Of Unreleased Film – The Tyneside Cinema Announce Movie Marathon

12 Hours Of Unreleased Film – The Tyneside Cinema Announce Movie Marathon

Tyneside Cinema is offering people the chance to take part in a twelve-hour movie marathon, also featuring five previews of films yet to be officially released in the UK. The marathon is due to take place from Saturday 29th – Sunday 30th March and features with British drama Locke starring Tom Hardy at 22.45. The […]

 Kieran Murray

Review: London Grammar @ Northumbria University Students' Union

Review: London Grammar @ Northumbria University Students' Union

London Grammar have certainly taken the pop industry by storm since their debut album If You Wait was released in September. The trio from London (Hannah Reid, Dan Rothman and Dot Major) packed out the 2,000+ capacity venue at Northumbria Students’ Union. As the first track of the album Hey Now is played, singer Hannah […]

 Kieran Murray

REVIEW: Inside Llewyn Davis: Hang Me, Oh Hang Me

REVIEW: Inside Llewyn Davis: Hang Me, Oh Hang Me

Inside Llewyn Davis, the latest film by the Coen brothers, is incredibly heartfelt, elegantly sad and bleakly comic. At its heart is a character study of down-trodden musician Llewyn Davis who has struggled since his musical-partner’s suicide, set against the backdrop of the Greenwich Village folk scene at the start of the 1960s.The film is […]

 Kieran Murray

Pop Up Pictures Brings Die Hard To Newcastle

Pop Up Pictures Brings Die Hard To Newcastle

Hoping to raise money for the Philippine Typhoon Appeal, Pop Up Pictures arrives at World HQ

World Headquarters is set to be the latest venue to stage a Pop up Pictures event for a night of charitable festive cheer. Pop Up Pictures is set up to screen cult, classic and popular films from the past and their latest event is the showing of Die Hard on 12th December. Often seen as one […]

 Kieran Murray

Tyneside Cinema: The Exciting Future Of A Historical Venue

Tyneside Cinema: The Exciting Future Of A Historical Venue

We meet the Tyneside Cinema's venue manager to talk new events and ambitious redevelopment

Last week saw the opening night of Electric Comedy, the Tyneside Cinema’s new stand-up comedy show displaying talent from the local area. Host Seymour Mace was joined by Lauren Pattison, Andy Fury and Thom Tuck for the night that incorporated well with the wide range of arts already available at the cinema such as live music, […]

 Kieran Murray

Review: Philomena – Coogan And Dench Take A Trip

Review: Philomena – Coogan And Dench Take A Trip

A true story directed by Stephen Frears featuring an odd couple for a good heartfelt story. Journalist Martin Sixsmith, played by Steve Coogan, plays a witty supporting role to the intelligent emotional character played by Judi Dench, Philomena. Sixsmith reluctantly takes on a human-interest story put forward to him about Philomena for a tabloid newspaper […]