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Latest reviews of entertainment in South Wales from reviews of shows and concerts at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena to performances by the National Orchestra Of Wales.

  • Sex Tape (15)

    STARRING:Cameron Diaz, Jason SegelGENRE: ComedyRELEASED: Out nowWE GIVE IT: ★★★✩✩WE RECKON:SEX Tape is the raunchy tale of a happily married couple, who...

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    CLASS

    The Riot Club (15)STARRING: Max Irons, Sam Claflin, Holliday Grainger, Freddie FoxGENRE: Drama, romanceWE GIVE IT:★★★✩✩THE class war degenerates into...

  • Magic in the Moonlight (12A)

    STARRING:Colin Firth, Emma StoneGENRE: Drama, romanceRELEASED: September 19WE GIVE IT: ★★★✩✩WE RECKON:MAGICIAN Stanley Crawford delights audiences in his guise...

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    Jack to a King

    STARRING:Leon Britton, Kev JohnsGENRE: Drama, sportRELEASED: Out nowWE GIVE IT: ★★★★✩WE RECKON:SWANSEA'S film of the year recounts the remarkable tale of how...

  • Salomé and Wilde Salomé (15)

    STARRING:Al Pacino, Jessica ChastainGENRE: DramaShowing: Sunday, September 21, Carmarthen's Vue Cinema, 4pm.WE GIVE IT: ★★★★✩WE RECKON:AL Pacino is something...

  • The Boxtrolls (PG)

    STARRING: Simon Pegg, Sir Ben KingsleyGENRE: Animation, familyRELEASED: Out nowWE GIVE IT: ★★★★✩WE RECKON:ONE dark night, a Boxtroll kidnaps the infant son of a...

  • Cor baby, it's really free

    ONE of the few still standing on the lunatic fringe of rock and roll, John Otway invites viewers to share his world of theramin use, head-butting musical kit,...

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  • A Most Wanted Man (15)

    STARRING:Robin Wright, Willem DafoeGENRE: DramaRELEASED: September 19WE GIVE IT: ★★★✩✩WE RECKON:CHECHEN refugee Issa Karpov enters Hamburg illegally and seeks...

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    A musical evolution

    THE Strawbs have spent more than 30 years shape-shifting and evolving their sound to such an extent that you never can tell what incarnation they are going to...

  • Chinese Puzzle (15)

    STARRING:Romain Duris, Audrey TautouGENRE: Comedy, romanceSHOWING: September 22, 7.30pm, Swansea's Taliesin Arts Centre.WE GIVE IT: ★★★★✩WE RECKON:XAVIER...

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    Kevin Bryan's record reviews

    New Model Army, "Between Wine And Blood" (Attack Attack Records)-The latest offering from this uncompromising rock institution couples  a...

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    First World War Centenary concert

    THE programme for this First World War centenary concert staged by Llanelli Rotary Club carried the bold letters Lest We Forget.The words were foremost in...

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    Kevin Bryan's record reviews

    Ewan McLennan,"Stories Still Untold" (Fellside FECD 263)- Ewan McLennan's  rousing rendition of his own "Whistling the Esperanza" was...

  • Abba tribute act at Swansea Grand Theatre

    THE UK must boast more Abba tribute acts than the Swedish platform-wearers had hits. Another one rolls up at Swansea's Grand Theatre on Tuesday, September 16....

  • Strutting their stuff

    SPIRITED rockers the Struts will throw some shapes at the Hullabaloo Rocks festival on October 10.Fresh from supporting the Rolling Stones in Paris this summer,...

  • The Hundred-Foot Journey (PG)

    STARRING: Om Puri, Helen MirrenGENRE: Comedy, dramaRELEASED: September 12WE GIVE IT: ★★★✩✩WE SAY:PAPA Kadam and his five children flee Mumbai after an arson...

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    PRIDE

    Pride (15)STARRING: Ben Schnetzer, George MacKay, Dominic West, Freddie Fox, Paddy Considine, Imelda Staunton, Bill Nighy, Menna Trussler,GENRE: Comedy/Dram...

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    STRONG

    Nik KershawAT: Pontardawe Arts CentreON: Saturday, October 4YOU SHOULD GO IF... You won't let the sun go down on the 1980sONE of the quiet men of 1980s pop,...

  • Before I Go To Sleep (15)

    STARRING: Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Mark StrongGENRE: Drama, thrillerRELEASED: Out nowWE GIVE IT: ★★★✩✩WE SAY:AFTER a car accident, 47-year-old Christine...