Jemima Bucknell

Jemima Bucknell is a former Readings online fulfilment manager

Review — 20 Aug 2017

A Deeper Understanding by The War On Drugs

A Deeper Understanding is the fourth LP from Philadelphia sextet The War on Drugs, who prove again that they are artists of art-rock atmosphere. This album has been previewed largely…

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Review — 25 Apr 2017

Humanz by Gorillaz

Gorillaz are back with Humanz, an album loaded with diverse and plentiful guests to further shape the unique audio-verse they’ve been building since 2001. A more frenetic and energetic…

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Review — 23 Feb 2017

Ironbark by The Waifs

Celebrating 25 years of The Waifs, their latest, Ironbark, is one of their recent best. In fact, it is very difficult to pick a favourite track on this double…

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Review — 29 Jan 2017

I See You by The xx

Almost five years since the release of their sophomore album, Coexist, The XX are back with I See You. It’s their most experimental output yet it loses nothing…

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Blog post — 17 Nov 2016

The best DVDs of 2016

Every year our staff vote for their favourite books, albums, films and TV shows of the past 12 months. Here are our top 10 DVDs of the year, voted for…

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Review — 20 Oct 2016

The Night of: Season 1

Nasir Khan is an economics student of Iranian heritage who has been caught up in a murder mystery, of which he is the prime suspect, at a thankless time for…

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Review — 29 Jan 2017

Inspector Montalbano: Volume 7

Luca Zingaretti returns as the grumpy and fantastic Inspector Salvo Montalbano for a final season in sun-drenched Sicily. Volume 7 comprises two films, and Volume 8 will follow with two…

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Review — 25 Sep 2016

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Hunt for the Wilderpeople is the fourth feature by Kiwi writer–director Taika Waititi (Eagle vs. Shark, Boy, What We Do in the Shadows). Ricky Baker is…

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Review — 26 May 2016

Kidsticks by Beth Orton

Beth Orton’s latest album, Kidsticks, is a co-production by Orton and Fuck Buttons’ Andrew Hung, mixed by folk–synth veteran David Wrench. I think folk–synth–pop is as close as I…

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Review — 25 Apr 2016

Youth by Paolo Sorrentino

In Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth, Michael Caine plays Fred Ballinger, a retired composer holidaying at a mountain resort in the Swiss Alps. He is joined by his daughter, Lena (the…

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