Review: Goodbye Christopher Robin

Directed by Simon Curtis, renowned for My Week With Marilyn, Goodbye Christopher Robin, a tale of hope and woe, youthful innocence and adult suffering, is similar to other author biopics such as Finding Neverland, Sylvia and Miss Potter, in that it combines fantasy with non-fiction but also dispels of a little bit of the magic that surrounds the author’s books.

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Johanna Flanagan: They have very challenging successful shows

Johanna Flanagan has an exhibition of work in the Tighnabruaich Gallery titled The Book of Secrets, which will be there for the duration of October.
Known to many as The Pale Rook, Johanna is a textile artist fascinated with dolls and storytelling, which heavily comes across in her pieces, and she spoke with The Fountain about her processes, her intuitive practice, the inspiration behind the name and other projects brewing alongside this stunning exhibition

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Review: Siobhan Wilson

Siobhan Wilson took to the stage of Edinburgh’s torturously hot Voodoo Rooms to play tracks from new album, There Are No Saints. Slick, almost flawless, this set almost had the crowd begging for more (had it not been for the warmth of the gig room). Playing to a pretty packed out venue, she charismatically held that stage whilst playing tracks such as Make You Mine and Dark Matter.

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Dante Gizzi: The Barrowlands atmosphere is just electric

GUN have gone back to their rocker roots with seventh studio album, Favourite Pleasures, which is out now, with acclaim and much approval from their fans.
Showcasing tracks from the album in three live dates in December, Dante Gizzi from the band spoke to The Fountain about new guitarist, Tommy Gentry, his favourite pleasures in life and playing the Barrowlands later in the year.

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Review: The Coolidge Effect

Immersive, educational, political, Jack Nurse and Robbie Gordon’s The Coolidge Effect combines various ingredients into the performance, getting teenagers and twenty-somethings to think about sex and pornography. Using engaging dialogue, interaction and scientific methods, they’ve created an impactful and visceral piece of work which will hopefully open up the conversation about various aspects to porn such as exploiting, addicting and reclusive sides to it.

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