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Noel Fielding.
Theatre

Review: An Evening With Noel Fielding

17/11/2015

I’M A huge fan of the Mighty Boosh – the dynamic between Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding made them into one of the most popular double acts of the past few years.

Foals front man Yannis Philippakis. Picture by Andy Thorn.
Local

Review: Foals

11/11/2015

IT'S not often you see a frontman take his guitar and head deep into the heart of his devoted fans at an Aberdeen gig.

Daniel Craig as 007 in new James Bond film Spectre
Film

Spectre (12A)

22/10/2015

Daniel Craig’s licence to kill as Ian Fleming’s suave secret agent comes full circle in Spectre, a robust yet emotionally underpowered tale of espionage and dark family secrets that ends with a series of whimpers rather than an almighty bang.

DYSTOPIA: In the Terminator universe, murderous machines, like the T-800, pictured, have taken over the Earth.
Film

Terminator Genisys (12A)

03/07/2015

IN TERMINATOR Genisys, the misfiring reboot of James Cameron's apocalyptic time-travelling saga, Arnold Schwarzenegger's cyborg assassin repeatedly references his advancing years in a dystopian world of young pretenders.

Making a splash:  Youngsters will love the clumsy Minions’ mishaps as they pledge allegiance to criminals intent on stealing the crown jewels.
Film

Minions (U)

26/06/2015

YOU can have too much of a good thing. In small doses, Despicable Me's goggle-eyed hench-creatures are a deranged delight.

don’t move!   Chris Pratt as naval officer-turned-animal behaviour specialist Owen Grady  in a scene with two of the raptors in Jurassic World.
Film

Jurassic World (PG)

11/06/2015

IN THE original Jurassic Park, scientists reanimate dinosaurs on a tropical island and quickly discover their arrogant folly.

Jodie Prenger
and Tom Lister.
Theatre

Review: Calamity Jane

04/06/2015

WITH saloons, sing-alongs and sass-a-plenty from the lead sharpshooter, Calamity Jane takes the classic film to stage, effortlessly, lassoing the audience right from the start.

Chris Rock
Film

Top Five (15)

10/05/2015

TOP Five sounds like the worst kind of vanity project: an insider’s portrait of modern celebrity directed and written by Chris Rock, in which the stand-up comedian turned film star plays a stand-up comedian turned film star, who wants to be taken seriously.

Onni Tommila plays teenager Oskari.
Film

Big Game (12A)

10/05/2015

THIS gung-ho action thriller, pits an embattled President of the US against armed terrorists in the forests of Finland.

Harrison Ford and Blake Lively.
Film

The Age of Adaline (12A)

10/05/2015

IN 1937, Adaline Bowman ( Lively) is the victim of a freak accident, which condemns her to remain 29 years old.

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Cock and Bull: Balmedie

02/05/2015

THE glory of the North-east for city dwellers like me is you've no distance to go at all before ending up in the countryside.

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