Tag : Adina Rees

The most anticipated books of 2017

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With Bettany Hughes ‘Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities’ and ‘A Court of Wings and Ruin’ by Sarah J. Maas just missing the cut. Here are some of the most anticipated book releasing coming in 2017. The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett, by Chelsea Sedoti (30th January) Reckless misfit Hawthorn … Read More

Review: Passengers – a disappointingly shallow sci-fi

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Passengers is a sci-fi film that tells the story of Jim Preston (Chris Pratt), a mechanical engineer, who wakes up 90 years too soon from an induced hibernation. Jim has emigrated from Earth to start a new life on a different planet called Homestead II. With all 5,000 travellers still in … Read More

Top 10 Most Anticipated TV Shows of 2017

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It seems that the TV Gods have blessed us with some action-packed new arrivals coming to our screens throughout 2017. With the honourable mention going to ‘The Young Pope’ and ‘Scandal’, I have whittled this list down to the top 10 TV-Shows to watch out for this year. 10 – … Read More

Review: Timeless

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NBC’s American sci-fi drama aired on E4 at 9pm on Wednesday 14th December. Timeless follows the story of a group of unlikely heroes as they attempt to stop a mysterious terrorist who is setting out to rewrite American history by means of time travel after allegedly killing his wife and … Read More

Review: BalletBoyz – hauntingly beautiful

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Screened on Remembrance Sunday, BalletBoyz’ Young Men challenges the necessity of language in depicting the horror of trench warfare. BalletBoyz was launched in 2010 by former Royal Ballet dancers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt, whose main aim was to show that “movement can convey complex emotion on screen”. It is … Read More

Skyrim Remastered – Has the video game industry run out of ideas?

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After years of waiting, at the 2016 E3 gaming conference, Bethesda finally confirmed that the remastered edition of Skyrim will be available on PS4, PC and Xbox One later this year. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition will contain the original game as well as add-on content, with improved … Read More

Don‘t Go Breaking My Art: Axing the History of Art A level

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Is Michael Gove right to scrap Art History A-level? In The Middle takes a look at the debate… FOR The axing of the Art History A-level has caused quite a stir, with some slamming Michael Gove for being “narrow-minded” and “short-sighted”. Despite studying an arts subject myself, I completely understand … Read More

The Best and Worst Depictions of Mental illness in Films

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Monday 10th October marked national mental health awareness day. Mental illness affects 1 in 4 people every year so it is important for this to be represented within the media. Unfortunately, Hollywood often perpetuates the myth that those suffering from mental illness are to be feared, which increases the already … Read More