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Theatre Review: Brassed Off!

March 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Mark Herman’s 1996 film Brassed Off is brought to the stage by Paul Allen in this new adaptation. Like all good adaptations, Brassed Off does not just attempt to simply [...]

Theatre Review: The Threepenny Opera

March 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Peter Rowe and Jenny Sealey have created an entirely unique take on The Threepenny Opera with this highly energetic production. The lives of the down and out beggars and [...]

Review: The Lego Movie (Lord & Miller, 2014)

March 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Considering the enormous fan base LEGO® has built up over the years, it was evident that their first full-length feature film was going to be a success; however, what has [...]

Opinion: BBC3 – Why it should stay!

March 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Earlier this week the BBC unveiled new plans to save up to £100 million in spending by 2016, including the axing of the digital channel BBC3, moving it entirely online to [...]

The Oscars | The real winner

March 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

This year’s Oscars like many before it, included mispronunciations, John Travolta we’re looking at you, a fall from Jennifer Lawrence and complaints from the masses that [...]

Oscars 2014: The results – LIVE

March 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

And so it begins. Hello and welcome to Platform Online’s rolling coverage of the 86th Academy Awards, live from the Dolby Theatre in the beautiful bubble that is [...]

Review: Her (Jonze, 2014)

February 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

“Guy meets Girl” is one of the oldest plots in cinema; it seems that almost every week we’re bombarded with trailers for the latest slight twist on this old theme, [...]

Review: Nymphomaniac (Von Trier, 2014)

February 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

With a title like Nymphomaniac, instant feelings and ideas pop into one’s head  about the extent of just how shocking it could be. When Lars Von Trier makes a film [...]

The Following

February 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Following was an interesting artifact in its original run; a seemingly self-aware lovesong directed towards American ‘serial killer’ horror, an increasingly popular [...]

Review: Propeller at The Theatre Royal

February 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

The camp and garish atmosphere of Propeller’s A Comedy of Errors hits you smack in the face as soon as you walk in. A football shirt and shades-wearing, moustachioed [...]

Return of The Walking Dead

February 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

So, its back and we’re immediately thrown onto the path of isolation and heartbreak as we follow Karl and Rick one way and Michonne another.  With Hershel gone and the [...]

BAFTA Awards 2014 in Review

February 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Stephen Fry hosted this year’s British Academy Film and Television Awards (BAFTAs), overseeing a night that provided laughter, tears and even a surprise or two. For a while [...]
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