Category Archives: Walks

Mostly MIF 2017

Once every two years, Spank The Monkey returns to the city of his birth for a weekend-long culture binge at the Manchester International Festival. Here’s what he saw this year.

Continue reading Mostly MIF 2017

Advertisements

Fight, fight and fight again

While the rest of the UK talks about going back to the 70s, MostlyFilm wants to talk about the 90s. In 2015, following Corbyn’s election to the Labour Party leadership,  Viv Wilby revisited The Deal (2003). Confused? Here’s what she said. 

So, I watched The Deal again. It felt strange, like a series of stepping stones back through the decades: watching in 2015 a drama from 2003 about events from 1994 that had their roots in the early 1980s.

Continue reading Fight, fight and fight again

Mostly MIFfy 2015 

The Manchester International Festival is an 18 day celebration of the best new artistic work from around the world. Here’s what Spank The Monkey saw there during two of those days.

unnamed

Continue reading Mostly MIFfy 2015