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Book reviews: Eleanor Oliphant, House Of Names, Anything Is Possible and more

Posted: May 20, 2017 at 10:23 pm   /   Books

HEROES confront their explosive pasts. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Film reviews: King Arthur and Snatched

Posted: May 20, 2017 at 10:19 pm   /   Movies

HOW to describe Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword? At the premiere, star Charlie Hunnam openly told of behind-the-scenes confusion by revealing that it took a full two weeks of filming before Ritchie had settled on what kind of approach to take to the story. Daily Express :: Films Feed

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Album reviews: The Unthanks, Emily Barker, Tom Williams and The Beatles

Posted: May 20, 2017 at 10:16 pm   /   Music

Inspired, in part, by the early and tragic death of her folk-singing son Nick in 1974, Molly Drake’s poems and songs were not published or recorded until long after her own death 19 years later. Daily Express :: Music Feed

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Book reviews: Uncommon People, The Hopkins Conundrum and more

Posted: May 19, 2017 at 10:24 am   /   Books

HAVING helped to shape music magazines including Smash Hits, The Word, Mojo and Q, David Hepworth has probably had a greater influence on my musical life than anybody. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Film reviews: King Arthur, Snatched and more

Posted: May 18, 2017 at 10:20 pm   /   Movies

YOU don’t expect subtlety from director Guy Ritchie which is just as well because King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword is a cartoonish, clodhopping adventure yarn where action speaks louder than words. Daily Express :: Films Feed

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Book reviews: Admissions, Sound and more

Posted: May 14, 2017 at 10:24 am   /   Books

A LIFE muted by deafness and the reflections of a surgeon. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Album reviews: Todd Rundgren and Harry Styles

Posted: May 13, 2017 at 10:16 pm   /   Music

SEASONED followers of Rundgren’s near half-century of solo work cling to the memory of his gloriously melodic early-1970s masterpieces – Something/Anything, Todd, A Wizard/A True Star – always hoping that his restless musical experimentation will result in at least a few good tunes. Daily Express :: Music Feed

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Book reviews: New Boy, Mr Maxwell Knight and more

Posted: May 11, 2017 at 10:25 pm   /   Books

SHAKESPEARE’S Othello lives by Chevalier’s law of the playground. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Album reviews: Paul Weller, Barry Manilow, Close Talker and more

Posted: May 6, 2017 at 10:16 pm   /   Music

AS THE title suggests, Weller’s 13th solo album finds the Modfather in mellow and thoughtful mood. Daily Express :: Music Feed

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Film reviews: The Journey, Mindhorn and Sleepless

Posted: May 4, 2017 at 10:18 pm   /   Movies

SHOULD we believe a single word of The Journey? Did the entire fate of the Northern Ireland peace process really rest on contriving a private car journey that forced Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness to speak to each other at last? Daily Express :: Films Feed

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