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AC/DC review – Axl Rose brings menace as rock legends pull off a triumph

Axl Rose

AC/DC couldn’t really have handled the departure of their singer Brian Johnson much worse – a curt statement on their website announcing he could no longer tour owing to hearing loss, and their intention to continue with a stand-in – short of announcing a compulsory redundancy programme for all Florida-resident geordies with a penchant for caps.



Boxing Gloves

Bleed for This review – Miles Teller boxing biopic is flattened by cliche

Everyone has a boxing film in them. But Miles Teller already did his. An ambitious talent driven to breakdown by his coach; a rise, a fall and a rise again: it hardly mattered that jazz drumming was Whiplash’s game. It was a better boxing drama, a better sports drama, a better film, than Bleed for This, a biopic of Rhode Island fighter Vinny Paz that goes toe-to-toe with genre cliche and ends up on the canvas.