Interview with LDG founder Luisa-Maria MacCormack about art and gender violence.
Tariq Sinnetamby revisits Bee Movie, exploring what makes it as, if not more, enjoyable today as it was 13 years ago. Beyond this, he looks at what guarantees the success of films aimed at children amongst maturer audiences.
Across film genres, soundtracks shape and support the genre and message of the film. Film composers employ various techniques when writing scores, but they all ultimately create tracks with structures that grow and evolve with the film’s motifs.
Oxford’s theatre community proves perpetually innovative in the face of current restrictions. 00 Productions are back with another virtual show, “Songs of the old world: shows we wish we’d done”, a cabaret comprised of songs from shows which have been affected by COVID-19 in some way. The event is in aid of three charities: Artists Read More…
Gaia Clark Nevola reviews the new Charlie Kaufman film ‘I’m thinking of ending things’.
Cat Fraser explores cultural and geographical divides between north and south in the latest of the ‘Mind The Gap’ series.
I first noticed the loneliness when the daily Zoom calls dried up and I started talking to the birds in my garden instead. I’d been lonely before, but lockdown loneliness felt different. The issue wasn’t that I didn’t have a support network, more that I did, and like all of us during the coronavirus pandemic, Read More…
Translating theatre from the physical to the online world means that every stage of development has had to mutate, including auditions. I sat down over Zoom to catch up with actors and directors who have delved into this new world and discovered the comfort and confinement of virtual auditions. Dorothy McDowell and Maggie Moriarty both Read More…
Review: Space is the Place, Sun Ra.
We look back at the plays that left a profound impact upon us when performance was live and the atmosphere electric. Pauline Gümpel relives Ivo Van Hove’s Électre / Oreste and the confounding combination of nature and artificiality.