Notes on Netflix: The Final Girls

The Final Girls – Todd Strauss-Schulson, 2015, 15 Netflix rates it: 5/5 I rate it: 5/5 Strauss-Schulson’s The Final Girls opens with a clip of cheesy 80s slasher film Camp Bloodbath being watched by the leading actress’ daughter Max (Taissa Farmiga), as her mother (Malin Åkerman) attends an audition. After witnessing her mother’s death in…

You’re my Copper Valentine

A copper inspired make up look for Valentine’s Day whether you’re getting glam for a girl’s night out or having a romantic evening out – a look for whatever you decide to do!

Part One: Best of the Red Carpet

This week, ‘Musings on Menswear’ columnist Jonny Mckinnell gives us his take on this Awards Season’s hottest fashion statements…. For most of the world the start of the year can feel like a depressing time. The festive period with all its holidays, present giving and copious amounts of alcohol drinking imbues the cold weather with…

Novels to Look Out for

The literary and film talk of 2016 was Paula Hawkins’s The Girl on the Train. This year she is following up her bestseller with another psychological thriller, Into the Water, being released in May 2017. Exhibiting more of her understanding of human instinct, Hawkins explores the deceptiveness of memory and emotion in her new novel….

Review: Poltimore Festival Launch

Now in its sixth year, Poltimore Festival has become synonymous with showcasing the very best of the Southwest music and arts scene, popping up every summer at the much-loved local landmark, Poltimore House. The 2017 event, scheduled for 28th May, got off to a flying start at the Exeter Phoenix on the 26th of January,…

Preview: Amber Run at Exeter Phoenix, 13th February

    Four-piece Amber Run are performing at the Exeter Phoenix on Monday 13th February. Joe, Will, Tom and Henry make up this rock-alternative group who are heading on a 13-date tour following the release of their second album ‘For A Moment, I was Lost’ on February 10th. The group met at school and the University…

Find your Lush Match: The Valentine’s Collection

Earlier this month Razz was lucky enough to be invited to another press event at Lush, this time to preview their Valentine’s range. Greeted by that renowned Lush smell, four lovely hosts, and a selection of Valentine’s nibbles (vegan chocolate truffles, love hearts, and Marks & Spencer’s Percy Pigs), we knew we were in for…

Review: Zips, A&E Productions

Anna Bonet reviews Zips, Simon Marshall’s latest play set in the sleepy town of Teignmouth. A tale of restlessness, coming of age, and finding your place in the world dispersed with charming metaphors.

Review: Made In Dagenham

From the 16th to the 19th January, Shotgun theatre took over Exeter Phoenix to deliver their performances of hit-musical Made in Dagenham, and we at Razz were lucky enough to be invited along to the opening night. As the auditorium filled with a quiet buzz, the stage was clearly set with a gritty, minimalist collection…

Preview: Footlight’s ‘The Producers’

Razz got invited to the press preview for Exeter University Footlight’s latest musical theatre piece: The Producers. Showing at the Northcott Theatre 25th-28th Jan. Buy your tickets quickly, the Saturday performance has already sold out!

Notes on Netflix: Ashby

Kathi Bundy reviews Ashby, a lighthearted comedy directed by Tony McNamara in 2015. She finds it deserves the 4 star rating given on Netflix.

Preview: EUTCO’s Animal Farm

EUTCO offered Razz the chance to catch their latest production before it runs next week at Northcott Theatre. A link to buy tickets is at the bottom of the page.