David O. Russell’s latest foray into 30s noir has fallen spectacularly short, leaving this reviewer unfulfilled and confused. Murder mystery Amsterdam follows the characters of kooky doctor Burt Berendsen (Christian Bale) and credited lawyer Harold Woodman (John David Washington) as they seek to clear their name for the murder of Liz Meekins (Taylor Swift). However, […]
Having finally being able to get into playing Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) over the last year I decided to ask some fellow players from across the North East what their best moments playing the game. Below are the top 10 responses I received (and some honourable mentions). 10. Wait? You’re a Noob?! I’m going to […]
Amidst pomp and pageantry, international students celebrated Nigeria’s 62nd independence anniversary at the University of Sunderland City Space on October, 1. The date has become an annual tradition for Nigerian students at the University of Sunderland. The yearly celebration includes music, food, dance, speeches, and traditional outfits to mark the country’s independence in grand style. […]
Geordie hearts were broken when it was revealed that Newcastle, along with Manchester, Sheffield, Birmingham, and Leeds, have been eliminated from the running to host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest. Newcastle had been among the top seven cities shortlisted, but following Tuesday’s announcement Liverpool and Glasgow have been selected as the final two. Offering international […]
The debut album by Sunderland band Vandebilt is the realisation of years of hard work fusing dance, pop and funk to create their inspiring sound.
A film celebrating a stretch of the Durham coastline has been a success.
Sam Tompkins has had a whirlwind year, having just reached the UK Album Charts top 10 with his latest project, Who Do You Pray To? Brighton-native Sam will be swapping one coastline for another when he headlines A Stone’s Throw festival later this month. Here, he chats to us about visiting the North East, starting […]
Lauran Hibberd’s music is often referred to as ‘slacker pop’, but she’s certainly not been slacking over the years, consistently releasing singles since 2018. However, the singer-songwriter from the Isle of Wight is ready to release her debut album later this year. Lauran will be in the North East later this month when she performs […]