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Him Tarzan, Me Very Impressed – ‘The Legend of Tarzan’ film review

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What’s On London were treated to an early screening of Warner Brothers’ The Legend of Tarzan this week, starring Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie and directed by Harry Potter’s very own David Yates.

As Shannon Rawlins reports, although the film is far from perfect, it’s an enjoyable and immersive ride with a number of strong performances and excellent use of CGI more than making up for certain plot gaps.

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Category: Cinema
Speed the Plow at the Playhouse Theatre.
Speed the Plow at the Playhouse Theatre.

Speed the Plow: Lohan back to her acting best in West End debut

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The biggest question surrounding revived theatre show Speed the Plow was not whether it would be as successful as its predecessor at the Old Vic, but whether American actress Lindsay Lohan (Karen) had shed her bad girl image. The result was a resounding success- that is on the performance of Lohan; the production itself was far from convincing. Lohan came, she entertained, and she conquered the West End stage at the Playhouse Theatre. Lohan rose like a phoenix from the ashes, of what can only be described as a car-crash career of late, and boy did she do with some style. Although, whether a resoundingly successful performance in Speed the Plow is enough to put to bed her years of going off the rails, is highly debateable. 

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Category: Theatre
Daniel Betts and Kelly Hotten
Daniel Betts and Kelly Hotten

Dial M for Murder @ Richmond Theatre

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You may think that taking on a legendary film maker and a major if not quite a landmark moment in cinema would make any theatre director wary. Not Lisa Bailey. Though what we’re left with is a shadow of the movie. Remarkable, when the play is billed with the Hitchcock suffix and this is not the film version as adapted by its playwright Frederick Knott. Nothing to do with Hitchcock, though we can see why he was so drawn.

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Category: Culture