The Screaming Target reviews the new music releases to be found in and around the Nerve office these past two months including Cigarettes After Sex, Emel Mathlouthi and Gazel.
Ashley McGovern reviews Joker, the new movie about the Batverse’s most notorious maniacal villain, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix in the title role.
Sandra Gibson reviews the play Knee Deep in Promises, written by Deborah Morgan and directed by Paul Goetzee, on at the Royal Court Studio till 19th October.
Amina Hersi reviews NT Live: Fleabag, the one-woman show written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, broadcast live to the Picturehouse cinema from London’s West End.
Tom Bottle reviews the new book from Amberley Publishing, The Wirral in 50 Buildings, written by Les Jones who explores the history of this fascinating area looking at its most interesting buildings.
Colin Serjent reviews the film Bait, directed by Mark Jenkin and shot on a 16mm camera using black and white Kodak film.
Ashley McGovern reviews Best Before Death, the documentary film directed by Paul Duane which follows the artist and musician Bill Drummond on The 25 Paintings World Tour.
Colin Serjent reviews the new science fiction film directed by James Gray, Ad Astra, showing at Picturehouse from 20th September.
Colin Serjent reviews the documentary film For Sama, which tells the story of 26-year old female Syrian filmmaker Waad al-Kateab who filmed her life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo.
Ashley McGovern reviews the French film A Faithful Man, directed by Louis Garrel and shown at Picturehouse.
Ashley McGovern reviews the film directed by Adrian Noble, Mrs Lowry & Son, about the artist L. S. Lowry and the relationship with his mother.
Jennifer Walker reviews the comedy play by Gerry Linford, The Menlove Avenue Murder Mystery, on at the Royal Court until 21st September.
Colin Serjent reviews the new Pedro Almodovar film Pain and Glory, showing at Picturehouse and starring Antonio Banderas as a film director looking back at his life.
Nick Daly reviews the new film directed by Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time….in Hollywood, showing at Picturehouse from August 14th.
Colin Serjent reviews Marianne & Leonard: Words Of Love, the documentary film directed by Nick Broomfield about the love story between Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen.
Colin Serjent reviews the documentary film Varda by Agnès in which the pioneer of the French New Wave, Agnes Varda, looks back at her own career.
Ashley McGovern reviews the folk horror film Midsommar, written and directed by Ari Aster and showing at Picturehouse from 12th July.
Samera Thalen reviews Real Work, the new exhibition at FACT that presents people’s stories about work that goes unrecognised, on until 6th October.
Colin Serjent reviews the documentary film Apollo 11, which marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon launch, showing at Picturehouse from 21st June.
Ashley McGovern reviews the play All My Sons by Arthur Miller, shown at Picturehouse as part of National Theatre Live.