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I, TONYA | FILM PREVIEW

I, TONYA | FILM PREVIEW

**** Dir: Craig Gillespie (15, 120 mins) A superbly visual, funny, moving and thrilling retelling of champion ice skater Tonya Harding’s life. Told by three very unreliable narrators, I Tonya, does a cinematic triple axel. Margot Robbie stars as Tonya Harding, a ‘white trash’ ice skater pushed by a ruthless mother from hell (an Oscar-worthy […]

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JAMES RICHARDS – MUSIC FOR THE GIFT | ART PREVIEW

JAMES RICHARDS – MUSIC FOR THE GIFT | ART PREVIEW

Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff Weds 24 Feb – Sat 26 May Music for the Gift is James Richards’ contribution to Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice, commissioned by the Venice Biennale in 2017, which is now making its UK debut in Chapter Arts Centre. Most artists claim art has to be experienced to be truly appreciated, and […]

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VERB T & PITCH 92 | CLUBS PREVIEW

VERB T & PITCH 92 | CLUBS PREVIEW

The Queens Hall, Narberth Fri 23 Feb This New Year’s Day, as the Buzz Clubs page sprawled corpulently on its new DFS sofa, it reached for another leftover vol-au-vent from the previous night’s festivities and contemplated a few resolutions for 2018. One of them was to start throwing a light on some of the events […]

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DARK RIVER | FILM PREVIEW

DARK RIVER | FILM PREVIEW

**** Dir: Clio Barnard (15, 98 mins) The latest film from writer/director Clio Barnard who brought us the excellent The Selfish Giant is another foray into well-observed British misery. Ruth Wilson stars as Alice, returning home to the farm she grew up on with her brother Joe, played by Adam Stanley. Abused by her father (Sean […]

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MARTIN AND ELIZA CARTHY | LIVE PREVIEW

MARTIN AND ELIZA CARTHY | LIVE PREVIEW

Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan, Tue 21 Feb; Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells, Wed 22 Feb Legendary ballad singer and guitarist Martin Carthy and his two-times Mercury nominee daughter Eliza perform material from their first joint album, 2014’s Moral Of The Elephant. Martin has more than 40 albums under his belt, and his settings of traditional songs […]

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TIM WARREN – I HAVE A PLACE IN MIND | ART PREVIEW

TIM WARREN – I HAVE A PLACE IN MIND | ART PREVIEW

Elysium Gallery, Swansea Until Sat 17 Feb The Elysium Gallery in Swansea is hosting a trip down memory lane with Tim Warren’s artistic depictions of the connection between location and memory. Awarded a Beep painting prize in 2016, his works contain significant use of colour and texture, with the aim of being open to visual […]

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LADY BIRD | FILM PREVIEW

LADY BIRD | FILM PREVIEW

**** Dir: Greta Gerwig (15, 94 mins) Indie darling Greta Gerwig, superb in films like Mistress America, Frances Ha and 20th Century Women, goes behind the camera to write and direct this brilliantly observed coming-of-age story. Saoirse Ronan plays Christine, who wants to be known as Lady Bird, a girl about to go away to college […]

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JOURNEYMAN | FILM PREVIEW

JOURNEYMAN | FILM PREVIEW

*** Dir: Paddy Considine (15, 92 mins) Paddy Considine returns to the director’s chair in this boxing drama which, although well-acted, seems rather shallow in comparison to the towering Tyrannosaur, his last outing at the helm. Considine also plays the lead here, ageing boxer Matty Burton, defending his title one last time, but this time […]

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CERYS KNIGHTON – DRAWING BIPOLARITY | ART PREVIEW

CERYS KNIGHTON – DRAWING BIPOLARITY | ART PREVIEW

Insole Court, Cardiff Until Fri 16 Feb Cerys Knighton hopes to raise awareness of mental health via an artistic representation of her struggles with bipolar disorder, entitled Drawing Bipolarity. Discovering a distinct lack of work relating to manic-depressive illnesses, the medical humanities student decided to create her own visual journey, depicting her experience through the […]

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THE SHAPE OF WATER | FILM PREVIEW

THE SHAPE OF WATER | FILM PREVIEW

**** Dir: Guillermo Del Toro (15, 123 mins) Guillermo Del Toro, fantasy director extraordinaire returns with his best work since Pan’s Labyrinth, with this Cold War-era fishy love story. Sally Hawkins plays a mute worker at a secretive government facility who makes contact with a new arrival, an amphibians creature heavily based on The Creature […]

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