Tag : Mikhail Hanafi

The Gryphon picks: Top films of 2016

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2016 has been many things and was a rollercoaster overall. The highs were high, and the lows were low, but luckily for us, it’s been a very good year for movies. Here are our picks for the top 5 (with a few honourable mentions): 5. Zootopia – dir. Byron Howard, … Read More

Future PEERS by Future PEERS

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Future PEERS aren’t new to music. The four—Luke Correia-Damude, Michael Loebl, Antonio Naranjo and William Culbert—had previously performed as Boys Who Say No, achieving moderate indie success in Canada. Their modest success gained them a ‘mentorship’ from Kevin Drew (Broken Social Scene), as well as the attention of producer Shawn … Read More

The Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist: Vol 11

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We’re onto the last week of term, which means that you either have coursework deadlines to rush through or exams looming in the not-quite-distant future. Here are some oft-overlooked gems on Netflix for when you inevitably decide to procrastinate. Friday night – The Diary of a Teenage Girl – Genre: … Read More

Review: MT’s Little Shop of Horrors – emotional and enjoyable

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Little Shop of Horrors is the latest musical put on by the LUU Music Theatre Society, who prove yet again that they’re more than capable of putting on a fun, enjoyable, and impressive show. The musical follows two employees of Mister Mushnik’s Flower Shop, a failing business located in grimy, … Read More

In The Middle with Nimmo

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Sarah Nimmo and Reva Gauntlett have been making music together for well over 11 years. “It’s been like ten years, I guess, since we started,” Sarah says over the phone. “Well, ten years since we’ve been in that band, but we’ve been making music in hilarious formations since we were … Read More

‘What does Fruity mean to me?’

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This week In The Middle ran an exciting competition asking applicants to summarise their own personal relationships to Fruity in 400 words or less. First place, an inspired piece by Mikhail Hanafi, won a season pass to everyone’s favourite student night, whilst second placed Catherine Woodward won herself a free … Read More

LUU Theatre Roundup: Part 1

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It‘s been a busy couple of weeks for the University of Leeds‘ student theatre groups. In The Middle give you a taste of our thoughts on the various productions so far. Theatre Group: NSFW “Advertised as a ‘play all about boobs’ by director, Liv Morrissey, the intellectual integrity of TG’s … Read More

The Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist: Vol 7

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It’s the weekend leading up to Halloween, so hold on tight and put these films over the weekend to get you in the right mood for a Monday night full of frights. Friday Night – Lost River – Genre: Indie/Fantasy Lost River is actor Ryan Gosling’s spectacular, stylish, and bizarre … Read More

‘Blood Father’ review – a touch too generic

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Blood Father is a well-shot, well-directed film that ends up falling into traditional action-thriller genre trappings too often to amount to anything special. The movie follows recovering alcoholic ex-convict John Link (Mel Gibson) who is dragged back into the criminal world when his estranged daughter Lydia (Erin Moriarty) comes back … Read More

‘Turning Thirty’ and ‘Confessions’ Review – a bargain night of entertainment

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Turning Thirty – A melting pot of comedy in many forms Disastrous relationships spiral out of control at a disastrous 30th birthday. Turning 30 joins Adam (Zac Cohen) as he prepares a birthday meal for his 3 colourful friends and nymphomaniac brother. Centrally, Turning 30 deals with addictions, ranging from Kardashians … Read More