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Paul Schrader makes good movies. He also makes movies that are almost invariably about the bad feelings of damaged men, from Taxi Driver…

Dune

Frank Herbert’s psychedelic sci-fi novel Dune has a long history with adaptation. The first attempt to put it on film was in 1975, when the…

Lamptissue Can I park here?

Colourful & quirky illustrator brings news from the south - and a shiny new website.

Live / stage review Green Island Festival

The festival's latest installation in the heart of Hulme attracted its largest gathering to date. Now Then spoke to the co-directors on the day.

Pig

The synopsis makes it sound like an arthouse parody of John Wick – but Pig is also a serious and meditative film about our relation to food, grief and each other.

Stanley Chow The Journey So Far

The creator of countless popular culture portraits, Stanley Chow talks about his working life in Manchester, and some of his of career achievements to date.

Jimmy Cauty Dancing About Architecture

In Sheffield until 28 August, ESTATE is a "dystopian model village experience" with each room "painstakingly vandalised." Will Gimpertz tracked down the man behind the mystery – The KLF's Jimmy Cauty – for this exclusive interview with Now Then.