Ben Phillips

Ben has written 23 articles for Nouse

Review: Free Fire

★★★★★ Director: Ben Wheatley Starring: Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley Length: 1hr 30m Rating: 15 Ben Wheatley has been outspoken about his increasing disconnection…

Review: Toni Erdmann

Brave, bizarre and touching, Maren Ade’s three-hour German comedy is more than it seems

A Film a Day Keeps Michael Bay Away

365 films in a year is a challenge when they aren’t being screened for you, but streaming opens the door to cinematic history

Thirty-Five Years of The Four Horsemen

Ben Phillips on why Metallica’s long-awaited tenth studio release is worth your attention, even after all this time

The BRITs vs The Grammys

The Nouse Music Team debate the good and the bad of two of the world’s most famous music awards ceremonies

Into The Archives: Machine Head – Burn My Eyes

Rediscover one of the best and most-imitated albums of the 1990s

Album Review: Megadeth – Dystopia

Megadave fails to recover his ailing mojo despite the addition of two all-star band members

Live Review: Arcane Roots, In Dynamics and Toska @ Fibbers, York, 15/11/15

Three trios blast away any remnant of Fibbers’ nightclub identity with a stellar performance throughout writes Ben Phillips

Album Review: British Sea Power – Sea of Brass

British Sea Power attempt to stand out from the indie rock landscape with slightly less success than usual states Ben Phillips

Album Review: Trivium – Silence In The Snow

Ben Phillips comments on Heafy and Co.’s solid return with the culmination of several albums’ worth of experimentation

Album Review: Keith Richards – Crosseyed Heart

Rock legend produces a passingly entertaining collection of harmless ditties

Album Review: Iron Maiden – The Book of Souls

Veteran NWOBHM-ers prove that they’re still alive and kicking, but need a better editor. Ben Phillips reviews