La La Land: the modern musical cinema needs

La La Land is the new hit film that everyone’s talking about since Emma Stone’s success at the Golden Globes- but is it really as incredible as the critics are saying? The answer is yes.

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Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in La La Land

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Aladdin: The West End musical you need to see this Christmas

Everybody knows the story of Aladdin from the 1992 Disney classic or various pantos across the years. But this year panto needs to step aside for the magical West End production of the classic.

Disney’s Aladdin has been staged at the Prince Edward Theatre since June, but now is the time to see it. The glitz and glamour of the cave of wonders is reminiscent of the new Christmas decorations, lighting up Soho, which is bound to get anyone in the festive mood.

So, what really makes this multi million pound production so good?

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The comic book film perfect for non-comic book fans

The latest craze sweeping the screens of our cinemas is none other than DC’s latest and highly anticipated, Suicide Squad.

It’s all-star cast includes; Will Smith (Deadshot), Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn) and Cara Delevingne (Enchantress) as well as some surreal special effects and make up. But, has the film we were all waiting for lived up to it’s expectations? For many the answer is no.

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REVIEW: Hand To God

4/5 stars Hilarious

Based in a small religious town in Texas a church puppet club ran by widow Margery (Janie Dee) sounds like the safest place on Earth. That is until her son, Jason’s (Harry Melling) satanic sock puppet Tyrone possesses his hand, of course!

Hilarious from start to finish, Robert Askins’ Hand to God, tells the story of how struggling teen, Jason, battles some of the most pressing issues in his life. Girls, his mother and the bully, Timothy (Kevin Mains).

After telling Jason he can help him with all of his troubles, Tyrone, then begins to shout his foulmouthed comments, vandalize the church and even bite off someones ear!

Short but brilliant, it’s perfect for those who have a very dark sense of humor, if you liked Avenue Q, you’ll love this!

Hand to God is in the Vaudeville Theatre until June 11th 2016.

McQueen: The Fashion Visionary Who Broke The Rules

Alexander McQueen was a revolutionary fashion designer who captured the minds of many both famous and ordinary people. Since his passing in 2010 there have been many tributes to him including the Savage Beauty exhibition featured in The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and at London’s V&A museum as well as various celebrities celebrating his life such as Lady Gaga and Bjork. The latest tribute to the late genius is James Phillips masterpiece of a play entitled “McQueen” at Theatre Royal Haymarket..

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