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Cinema Club : 31/07/2015

New Releases

Mission Impossible : Rogue Nation

Tom Cruise return as secret agent, Ethan Hunt for the fifth instalment of this action-soaked franchise. The Impossible Mission Force (IMF) are in danger; their agents are being systematically wiped out by a deadly force, known only as The Syndicate who are committed to destroying Hunt and his colleagues. Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Alec Baldwin and Rebecca Ferguson co-star.

Hot Pursuit

Reese Witherspoon is a cop who plays by the rules, but finds her life turned upside down when she’s assigned to protect the sassy widow (played by Sophia Vergara) of a notorious drug baron. The unlikely pair are forced to work together as they race across Texas dodging bullets, crooked cops and deadly gunmen!

Paper Towns

Supermodel Cara Delevigne makes her silver screen debut in this indie drama based on the best-selling book by John Green, author of “The Fault In Our Stars”. Nat Wolff is Quentin “Q” Jacobsen, a teen who harbours secret feelings for his neighbour, Margo Roth Spiegelmen (Delevigne), who doesn’t seem to know he even exists. However, that all changes when Q finds himself on a night of mischief and mayhem helping Margo take revenge on a cheating ex. When Margo suddenly disappears, Q must decipher a series of clues she left behind in a mission to find the girl who stole his heart and taught him what it means to be alive.

Special Screenings

Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT)

Grease (Sing-A-Long) 

Sunday 2nd August 2015 @ 7pm  Book here

Love it or loathe it, we ALL know every word to it! So, perfect your quiffs and dig out your “Pink Ladies” jacket as The GFT air a very special sing-a-long screening of this 1978 classic starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton John. Altogether now, “Summer lovin’, had me a blast . . .”

Die Hard With A Vengeance 

Tuesday 4th August 2015 @ 8pm  Book here

Bruce Willis returns as NYPD’s Lt John McClane in the third outing of the franchise that made him an action hero. A mysterious terrorist emerges during a heatwave forcing McClane into a nail-biting, citywide game of Simon Says. Samuel L Jackson and Jeremy Irons co-star.

The Grosvenor Cinema

A Weegie Abroad 2

Saturday 1st August 2015 @ 7pm  Book here

Delboy The Scumbag returns in a blur of buckfast and banter as he takes himself (and his indecipherable accent) to The USA, taking in LA, San Diego and Las Vegas, rubbing shoulders with Tom Cruise, Shrek and Johnny Depp along the way!

 

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Gutter Gig Guide : 29/07/2015

Gigs This Week

American garage rock trio, The Gories are at Glasgow’s 02 ABC tonight (Thursday 30th July 2015). The band, who formed in Detroit in 1986, split in July 2009, but reformed in 2010.

Bearded Londoner, Jack Garratt is at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut on Friday (31st July 2015). The gig is a perfect warm-up for the singer who is scheduled to support Mumford & Sons in Aviemore at the weekend as part of their “Gentlemen Of The Road Stopover”. Garratt’s latest single, “Weathered” is available now.

Glasgow-based, alt-rock trio, Whiskey Pigeon are at Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Friday (31st July 2015). The band, who formed earlier this year, draw influence from a wide range of artists, including Queens Of The Stone Age, Green Day, Bjork, Ed Sheeran and Massive Attack. Support comes from The Clear.

Hollywood Ending are at Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Saturday (1st August 2015). The band, who released their self-titled debut album earlier this year, are touring the UK this coming week as a final farewell to fans! The rap metal band formed in 2011.

Local hero, Gerry Cinnamon is playing a very special charity gig at Glasgow’s newly-opened, Clutha Bar on Saturday (1st August 2015). Cinnamon, from Castlemilk in Glasgow, is fresh from a stellar slot at this year’s T In The Park and is scheduled to release his much-anticipated debut album later this year.

Home-grown talent, Altered Sky are at Glasgow’s Garage this Saturday (1st August 2015). The band formed in 2010 and released their EP, “Stop And Live” in January of this year.

NY-born dream-pop band, Luna are at Glasgow’s CCA on Sunday (2nd August 2015) as part of their Farewell Tour. The band, who formed in 1991, have released seven studio albums throughout their career; the latest being 2004’s “Rendezvous”

American “horror punk” outfit, The Misfits are in Glasgow on Monday (3rd August 2015) at the city’s Classic Grand. The band, who formed in New Jersey in 1977, are playing their studio album, “Static Age” in full, released in 1997.

Just Announced

English drum and bass outfit, Rudimental have unveiled plans to tour later this year, including a gig at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange on Tuesday 13th October 2015. The band formed in 2010 and are due to release second LP, “We Are The Generation” in September.

Tickets on-sale on Friday 31st July 2015 @ 9am

Indie rockers, The Cribs have confirmed plans to tour later this year, including a hotly-anticipated gigs at Glasgow’s Barrowland on Tuesday 20th October 2015. The band, from Yorkshire, released their sixth studio album, “For All My Sisters” in March 2015.

Tickets on-sale on Friday 31st July 2015 @ 9am

 

Cinema Club : 24/07/2015

New Releases

The Legend Of Barney Thomson

Robert Carlyle makes his directorial debut in this Glasgow-based, black comedy. Carlyle is Barney Thomson, a mild-mannered barber whose career is going nowhere. However, after accidently killing someone, he decides on a change of career and embarks on life as a serial killer! Emma Thompson co-stars as Barney’s mother, Cemolina who is harbouring a dark secret of her own, while Ray Winstonea visiting cop from London, is hot on his trail! Homegrown talent Martin Compston, Ashely Jensen and Sam Robertson co-star.

Southpaw

Jake Gyllenhaal is Billy Hope, a boxer at the peak of his career who decides to bow out on a high and retire. However, his life is shattered when his wife, Maureen (Rachel McAdams) is killed in a car accident and his young daughter (Oona Laurence) is taken into protective custody. Hope’s one chance of redemption is to get back in the ring for one final fight, with the help of trainer, Tick (Forest Whitaker). Naomie Harris and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson co-star.

Eden

Inspired by true events, this nostalgic 1990s drama is set against French House music backdrop. The movie charts the highs and lows of Paul (Felix de Grivry), an aspiring DJ who, along with his friend, Greg, pioneers a style of house music known as “French Touch”, that transforms nightclubs up and down the country. Dance-duo, Daft Punk make a cameo.

Inside Out

Disney Pixar present an animated comedy about the little voices inside our heads! Riley is finding growing up tough, especially since being uprooted from her life in The Midwest to San Francisco due to her Dad’s new job. Thankfully, Riley has her emotions; Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith) to guide her as she adapts to her new city, school and house, with hilarious results! Diane Lane and Kyle MacLachlan star.

Maggie

Tough guy, Arnold Schwarzenegger swaps action man for dedicated Dad in this emotional drama. Schwarzenegger is farmer, Wade Vogel whose runaway teenage daughter, Maggie (Abigail Breslin) is infected with the Zombie virus that has swept the US. Infected Maggie is still human, but could turn at any moment and is being held in quarantine; authorities agree to release her home to her father on one condition : any sign of transformation and Wade must kill her. Joely Richardson co-stars as Maggie’s Stepmother, Caroline.

Special Screenings

Almost Famous @ The GFT, Wednesday 29th July 2015

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Directed by Cameron Crowe, this coming of age tale follows 15 year old aspiring rock journalist, William Miller (Patrick Fugit), who, after being mistaken for an established professional by Rolling Stone Magazine, is assigned to tour with emerging talent, Stillwater. Mentored by rock journo, Lester Bangs (Philip Seymour Hoffman)  and befriended by “band-aid”, Penny Lane (Kate Hudson), William finds that being on the road with the band means a lot more to write home about than the music. Billy Crudup, Jason Lee, Zooey Deschanel, Anna Paquin, Jimmy Fallon and Frances McDormand co-star.

Movie News

The world was given a taste of things to come when the first full trailer for “Spectre” was unveiled on Wednesday (22nd July 2015). The film is the 24th James Bond movie and stars Daniel Craig as 007 for the last time; Craig made his Bond debut in 2006 with “Casino Royale”. “Spectre” co-stars Christoph Waltz, Naomie Harris and Ralph Fiennes and is scheduled for release on 26th October 2015.

 

 

Gutter Gig Guide : 22/07/2015

Gigs This Week

Camberley-born band, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels are bringing their blend of punk, ska and jazz to Glasgow’s Audio tonight (Wednesday 22nd July 2015). The band recently released EP, “Book Of Lies”.

Home-grown talent, C Duncan is at Glasgow’s CCA on Friday (24th July 2015). Born to classic musician parents, Duncan’s style blends his love of both classical and modern music. His debut offering, “Architect” is available now.

Bwani Junction are live at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut this Friday (24th July 2015) as part of the legendary’s venue’s annual Summer Nights line-up. The band, from Edinburgh, have released two studio albums to date; their debut effort, “Fully Cocked” and “Tongue Of Bombie”.

Edinburgh-born band, The Jackals are at The Record Factory on Friday (24th July 2015) as part of the venue’s Creation Sessions. The band describe themselves as “cosmic rock ‘n’ roll” and the gig will act as an album showcase where they will play their new LP, “People” in full.

Veteran punk rock band, Eddie & The Hotrods are at Glasgow’s Hug & Pint on Saturday (25th July 2015). The band, from Essex, formed in 1975 and are best known for their signature hit, “Do Anything You Wanna Do”, which scored them a UK Top 10 hit in 1977. In 2011, the band released “35 Years Of Teenage Depression”, a reworking of their 1976 debut, “Teenage Depression”.

Pop singer/songwriter, Kirsten Adamson celebrates her brand new EP, “Impossibilities” with a gig at Nice ‘N’ Sleazy’s this Saturday (25th July 2015). Kirsten is the daughter of Big Country legend, Stuart Adamson and launched the EP with a gig at Edinburgh’s Sneaky Pete’s earlier this week. “Impossibilities” is available now.

Kentucky-beauty Angaleena Presley is live at Glasgow’s Broadcast on Sunday (26th July 2015). Described as the product of “if Loretta Lynn and John Prine had a baby”, Presley released her latest album, “American Middle Class” in October 2014.

Indie singer/songwriter, Badly Drawn Boy is at Glasgow’s Oran Mor on Tuesday (28th July 2015). Badly Drawn Boy, aka Damon Gough, is celebrating 15 years since the release of his debut offering, “The Hour Of The Bewilderbeast” by playing the album in full. 

Just Announced

Fresh from their headline slot at T In The Park earlier this month, Kasabian have announced a very special gig at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange on Thursday 20th August 2015

Tickets on-sale on Thursday 23rd July 2015 @ 9am

X Factor 2011 Winners, Little Mix have announced a 2016 tour. The band, who were the first group ever to win the TV Talent Show, will play at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on Saturday 19th March 2016 as part of the “Get Weird Tour”. The band’s third LP of the same name is scheduled for release in November 2015, and lead single, “Black Magic” scored the band their third UK number one single earlier this month.

Tickets on-sale on Saturday 25th July 2015 @ 9am

Dundee’s finest, The View have announced a string of Scottish gigs in support of their forthcoming LP, “Ropewalk”. The mini-tour does NOT include a Glasgow or hometown gig yet, but The View will play Aberdeen’s Lemon Tree on Wednesday 16th September 2015 followed by two dates at Edinburgh’s Liquid Rooms on Sunday 4th and Monday 5th October 2015. “Ropewalk” is scheduled for release in September 2015.

Tickets on-sale on Friday 24th July 2015 @ 9am

Indie-outfit, The Vaccines have announced a gig at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on Monday 7th December 2015. The band, who formed in 2010, released their third LP, “English Graffiti” in May 2015.

Tickets on-sale on Friday 24th July 2015 @ 9am

 

Cinema Club : 17/07/2015

New Releases

Ant-Man

Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas and Evangeline Lily star in Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee’s initial 1962 creation. Rudd is con-man, Scott Lang, whose Ant-Man suit allows him to shrink in size, but boost his strength! However, when the future of the world as we know it is threatened, “Ant-Man” must embrace his inner hero and save the day! 

Self/Less

Wealthy aristocrat, Damien (Ben Kingsley) is facing death with no hope of a cure, but an unorthodox option for survival; a radical medical procedure that will place his mind into the body of a healthy, young man (Ryan Reynolds). However, his belief that the body was created specifically for him are shaken when he uncovers memories that don’t belong to him and he soon realises that his body was murdered in order for him to live.

The Gallows

The team behind Paranormal Activity and Insidious present this spine-tingling horror. Students at a small-town High School decide to commemorate the 20 Year Anniversary of a horrific accident by performing the play that occurred when the tragedy took place. Little do they know that they’ve inadvertantly awoken something that really should have been left to sleep . . .

True Story

Jonah Hill and James Franco swap their typical comic roles for this chilling, real-life drama. Hill is disgraced journalist, Mike Finkel who has recently been sacked by The New York Times. Franco is James Longo, a husband and father being held in FBI custody accused of murdering his wife and kids, and who alleges, that he has been living under Finkel’s name for years. Finkel reluctantly agrees to meet with Longo to uncover the truth, and finds himself drawn into an intense psychological game of cat and mouse. “The Theory Of Everything” Felicity Huffman co-stars as Finkel’s devoted girlfriend, Jill Barker.

Special Screenings

Touch Of Evil @ The GFT, Tuesday 21st July 2015 

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Orson Welles directs Charlton Heston and Janet Leigh in this 1958 dark masterpiece. Heston is drug enforcement official, Miguel Vargas who works in Mexico, and is forced into a web of murder and police corruption, following an explosion on the US Border Forces.

Movie News

We got a first glimpse of Jared Leto as The Joker this week, when the trailer for the upcoming, “Suicide Squad” was unveiled at Comic Con 2015 in San Diego, California. The movie is scheduled to drop in August 2016 and focuses on DC Comics anti-hero team of the same name; it stars Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney and model, Cara Delevigne. Leto will follow in the footsteps of Jack Nicholson and the late, Heath Ledger when he takes on the role of The Joker, a part he has described as “a beautiful disaster of a character”.

 

Gutter Gig Guide : 15/07/2015

Gigs This Week

Mickey 9’s are at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut on Friday (17th July 2015) as part of the venue’s much-anticipated Summer Nights line-up. The band, from Glasgow, scooped The Scottish Alternative Music Awards “Best Live Act” last year and debut album, “The Party Manifesto” is available now. 

Glasgow-based band, WHITE headline the city’s Stereo on Friday (17th July 2015). The band, who consists of three members of Scottish folk/rock band, Kassidy, draw influence from 80s pop giants, Talking Heads and David Bowie. Their latest single, “Future Pleasures” is available now.

Comedic rap outfit, Goldie Lookin’ Chain are at Audio in Glasgow this Saturday (18th July 2105). The band, who are known for their controversial, but funny lyrics, formed in 2000 in Newport, Wales. The band are known for their signature song, “Guns Don’t Kill People, Rappers Do”.

British boyband, The Vamps are scheduled to play Edinburgh Castle Esplande this Saturday (18th July 2015). The four-piece formed in 2012 and have since supported McFly, The Wanted, Little Mix, JLS and Demi Lovato on tour. Their debut LP, “Meet The Vamps” was released in April 2014.

Summer Nights continues at King Tut’s on Saturday (18th July 2015) with Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5. The band, from Glasgow, are known (and loved) in and around the city for their winning blend of rock ‘n’ roll, hip hop, punk, disco and North Lanarkshire ska!

Sheffield-born band, Best Friends are bringing their blend of garage pop to Glasgow’s Broadcast on Sunday (19th July 2015). Formed in 2011, the band have released two EPs to date; 2011’s imaginatively titled, “EP” and 2012’s “Throwing Up”.

Just Announced

Foo Fighters have remained true to their word, and rescheduled their cancelled gig at Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium for 8th September 2015. The band were forced to pull the plug on their tour last month which was set to take in Murrayfield, Wembley Stadium and a headline slot at Glastonbury when frontman, Dave Grohl broke his leg during a gig in Sweden. Support at Murrayfield comes from Royal Blood and Honeyblood.

Tickets go on-sale on Friday 17th July 2015 @ 10am.

English rockers, Don Broco have announced a string of intimate shows across the UK during August, including a date at Glasgow’s King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut on the 14th. The tour will follow the release of the bands second LP, “Automatic”, due for release on 7th August 2015.

Legendary electro-dance group, The Prodigy have announced a tour for later this year with support from Public Enemy, including two Scottish dates. The band will play Aberdeen’s GE Oil And Gas Arena on 22nd November 2015 and Glasgow’s SSE Hydro the following night (23rd). The Prodigy released their sixth LP, “The Day Is My Enemy” earlier this year.

Tickets go on-sale on Friday 17th July 2015 @ 9am.

Australian metal-core band, Parkway Drive have announced plans to tour the UK next year as part of their “Ire Tour”; the tour is in support of the album of the same name which is due for release in September. The band will be at Glasgow’s 02 Academy on 14th February 2016.

Tickets go on-sale on Friday 17th July 2015 @ 9am.

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