May 2003

Tinsel Talk

King is dead, long live King American stars are flocking to take part in a series of thought provoking ad-campaigns…

The Revenge Of Movieman!!!

It all started back in 2000. The surprise summer blockbuster that was X-Men was released – a film that, despite having a questionable plot and dubious acting skills (excluding Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen), made a lot of money for Twentieth Century Fox and opened the floodgates to let comic books take over Hollywood

X-Men 2

Cert. PG12 Director: Bryan Singer Starring: Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin Runtime: 134 minutes I have to…

Welcome to Collinwood

Cert. 15 Director: Anthony Russo Starring: William H. Macy, Isaiah Washington, Sam Rockwell Runtime: 86 minutes Anthony and Jo Russo’s…

Finch, Manchester Academy

There’s seemingly one word that strikes fear into the vast majority of music fans in Manchester – and elsewhere –…

Electric Six, Leeds Met

Electric Six have repetedly been accused of being one hit wonders in the music press, since the failure to follow…

Hope Of The States, Fibbers

Not even the most exaggerated of hyperbole could have prepared us for this. In a blaze of flickering images and…

Saw Doctors, Barbican

Distinctive Irish rock outfit The Saw Doctors gave a vibrant performance at the Barbican. The Saw Doctors’ audience know what…

Junior Senior, Leeds Cockpit

One song and already this band have a lot to live up to. But if releasing the catchiest single you…

Justin Timberlake, Hallam FM Arena

12,000 filled the arena. Around 80% being girls with an average age of about seventeen. It wasn’t just his first…

DJ Chrome, Who’s Crying Now?

Implausibly bad dance single from anonymous rubbishist. Johan: I thought, when I saw the cover it was going to be…

Goldfrapp, Inside Of Love

Strange warbling lady produces interesting track. Jen: It’s a really good single because it doesn’t sound like all the other…