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The items below represent the current magazine content for Cambridge in order of latest published first.

Cinema

The Shape of Water: marvellous

The Shape of Water is a widescreen treat, a satisfyingly rich fairytale fantasy that also works as spy thriller or romcom. This tale of a f... READ MORE

Cinema

Black Panther: Groundbreaking

Black Panther brings quips and fast-paced action scenes, while telling a powerful and timely story that works on every level that its suppos... READ MORE

Theatre & shows

Art - an absolutely must-see

Three of Britain's must famous actors with credits from film and TV return to the stage for a triple performance of delightful intensity. Th... READ MORE

Theatre & shows

Putnam County Spelling Bee

Musical made for anyone tired of the classics, this way out modernistic piece has plenty of laughs once you know what you're in for - a stra... READ MORE

Cinema

Early Man - endearingly daft

Early Man will delight fans of Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep with its daft imagining of how cavemen invented football. As usual, th... READ MORE

Cinema

Phantom Thread: Elegant, Eerie

Elegant and intricate like one of its main character's finely made dresses while always retaining an innate eerie sensibility, writer-direct... READ MORE

Theatre & shows

Pressure: brilliant war drama

It's early June 1944 and a dowdy academic scientist bumbles into the genre of Allied High Command with orders to predict the conditions for ... READ MORE

Cinema

Lady Bird: fresh and honest

The story of a rebellious American girl's coming-of-age, Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird is an honest, precise, and enchanting film, which makes a ... READ MORE

Cinema

The Post- worthy, if unsubtle

Unquestionably relevant and dealing with important subject matter, Steven Spielberg's The Post delivers an engaging look at the attempted ce... READ MORE

Theatre & shows

Piranha Heights: dark comedy

Piranha Heights was first performed in a tiny theatre in Angel, East London and deals with trauma suffered society's underclasses: the manif... READ MORE

Theatre & shows

Romeo and Juliet with passion

The scene was not ancient Verona, but 1930's Andalucia, where we see the feuding families of the flamboyant and aristocratic Capulets with t... READ MORE

Classical & Jazz

City of Birmingham Symphony

An accomplished orchestra already admired for its delightful concerts adds that element of surprise with a woman Conductor whose presence ad... READ MORE

Cinema

Coco: a fiesta for the eyes

Bursting with the colour, warmth and passion of Mexico, Coco is gorgeous to look at - a fiesta for the eyes. Pixar's latest animated triumph... READ MORE

Classical & Jazz

Cambridge Sinfonia: majestic

Cambridge Sinfonia lifted the January gloom with a majestic programme of great music at the West Road Concert Hall. A packed audience was pa... READ MORE

Theatre & shows

Sweeney Todd: epic production

Sweeney Todd is a masterpiece of a work.Cambridge Operatic Society (CaOS) has excelled its own high standards in an epic production that wil... READ MORE

Cinema

Three Billboard: black comedy

Fans of the Coen Brothers will enjoy this black comedy which shares their taste for cacklingly funny dialogue and memorable violence. Three ... READ MORE

Theatre & shows

Company-witty Sondheim musical

Company - wittily written, enjoyable and vividly performed Sondheim musical, both humour and pathos in this tale of bachelor Bobby's indecis... READ MORE

Theatre & shows

James and The Giant Peach

The family performance by Cambridge Theatre Company is deliberately short so not to let young minds wander and we don't some of the signific... READ MORE

Cinema

The Last Jedi: enjoyable

The latest film in the Star Wars saga is entertaining, often funny and ultimately an enjoyable time at the cinema, even if its tone ... READ MORE

Cinema

The Beguiled - melodrama

Gorgeous photography and strong performances make Sofia Coppola's Southern gothic melodrama The Beguiled linger in the memory, though the su... READ MORE

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