The entertainment enthusiasts at Red Bee will be selecting the best from the entertainment world each month. Here are our picks for February.
Best Film: IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK
A beautifully shot film looking into the souls of a young black couple trying to survive racial injustices in 70s Harlem. It’s incredibly moving, often funny, and ultimately heartbreaking.
Best Documentary: CONVERSATIONS WITH A KILLER: THE TED BUNDY TAPES
A fascinating four-part docuseries that delves into the horrifying and twisted mind of one of America’s most infamous serial killers, Ted Bundy. The title sequence, featuring a 70s/80s cassette recorder and newspaper clippings from the case, is both unsettling and visually stunning.
Best Podcast: Over My Dead Body
From the makers of Dirty John and Dr. Death, a new podcast about the twisted tale of the “perfect” newlyweds, Dan Markel and Wendi Adelson. With wild theories and captivating interviews, it’s true crime storytelling at its best.
Best Exhibition: DON MCCULLIN
Tate Britain presents a compelling yet deeply harrowing exhibition by legendary British photographer, Don McCullin. It showcases some of the most impactful and iconic photographs captured over the last 60 years, including families of the Cyprus civil war, shoppers stepping round soldiers in Belfast and child victims in Biafra.
Best Play: Sweat
A devastating portrayal of life in the American ‘rust-belt’. Sweat is a Pulitzer Prize-winning play, written by Lynn Nottage, about the effects on race relations and family cohesion during a time of deindustrialisation. Following a sold out run at the Donmar Warehouse, it will be transferring to the West End’s Gielgud Theatre for 50 performances only from 7 June.
Stay tuned for more in March