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Are UK festival headliners monotonous?

ABOUT three years ago, I read an article in Q Magazine regarding festival headliners. The article complained that there were four primary acts that dominated the big UK festivals, and that newer acts weren’t...


New Studio Ghibli Movie Trailer Revealed

A NEW MOVIE trailer has been released for the latest Studio Ghibli movie When Marnie Was There. This is the first film since Hayao Miyazaki’s retirement although it will not be the first post-Miyazaki Ghibli film...


Welcome to SCM!

WELCOME to the launch of Surprisingly Competent Media. This is an arts dedicated site that will bring you the latest arts news, reviews and opinions on all the latest film, TV, games and much...