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Film Review – Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life

Director: Tomer Heymann Reviewer: Richard Maguire Pornography has rarely been seen as an art, but in recent years this view has changed bringing with it a new academic interest in the genre. Soon Netflix will release its Circus of Books, a film by Rachel Mason about a porn shop in West Hollywood while Jon Ronson’s podcasts about the sex industry ...

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The Olive Tree – The New Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Katie O’Kelly Director: Davey Kelleher Reviewer: Laura Marriott “She’s speaking to me. The olive tree …” The Olive Tree is one of the more surprising and brilliant offerings from Dublin’s The New Theatre this year. A one woman show written and performed by Katie O’Kelly it begins, and ends, with an over worked shop assistant watching the clock tick ...

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Scenes From 68* Years – Arcola Theatre, London

Writer: Hannah Khalil Director: Chris White Reviewer: Scott Matthewman   Writing about life for Palestinians in the Middle East is fraught with difficulties for those of us who have never experienced life there. Journalists who try and cover the tensions there are often pulled up, by people from all sides, on the wording they choose to use to describe even ...

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Repertory Theatre – C Venues, Edinburgh

Writer: Eldad Cohen Directors: Erez Drigues &Iftach JeffreyOphir Reviewer: Eric Fletcher [Rating:5] It’s really difficult to explain just exactly what Repertory Theatre actually is, other than absolutely bizarre and hilarious. Returning with their fantastically well-received show from last year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe(also at C Venues), Israel’s The Elephant and the Mouse theatre company pick up from where they left off. ...

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