Making Mischief – The Other Place

Runs until 27th August The RSC’s The Other Place, the Shakespeare Theatre’s equivalent of a hyperactive younger sibling, has reopened its doors to new and innovative performances. In a festival that calls on its plays to champion the inventive, and speak the unspeakable, The Other Place has welcomed a bevy of talent and provocateurs. The RSC seem…

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Always Orange – Making Mischief

Runs until 27th August For a play that was written to discuss ‘what is unsayable in the 21st century,’ Fraser Grace’s Always Orange was a frustratingly underwhelming hour from which we came away with little to say. The production was masterclass in mediocrity, but that’s not to suggest there weren’t moments of incredibly poignant prose,…

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Up For Love

UK Release Date – 5th August 2016 This sickly-sweet French romantic comedy never quite knows what approach to take with its subject matter, but is strengthened by two consummate lead performances by Jean Dujardin and Virginie Efira. Up For Love (French title Un homme à la hauteur), directed by Laurent Tirard, is a straightforward love…

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Jason Bourne

UK Release Date – 27th July 2016 Jason Bourne is an uninspired re-tread buoyed by an almost incessant supply of tense, well-executed action sequences. The fifth entry in the Bourne franchise includes the much-vaunted return of Matt Damon, having been absent for the tepid fourth film, The Bourne Legacy. Damon brings his typical hard-edged physicality…

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