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Books to Look Out for in 2018

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The novelist and essayist, Christopher Morley, once wrote: ‘When you sell a man a book you don’t sell him just 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue – you sell him a whole new life.’ This year, liberate your minds from your reading lists and take a gander at … Read More

Review: Clique

2 years ago / 0 comments

Jess Brittain, former Skins writer and Leeds student alumni, graces our screens again with her new thriller, Clique. The show follows two freshers and best friends, Holly and Georgia, as they begin university in Edinburgh. Whilst, the show starts with a Fresh Meat-esque style, this quickly dispels when the girls … Read More

Review: The Replacement

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Replacement is BBC1’s new three-part psychological thriller about newly pregnant Glaswegian architect, Ellen, and her replacement, Paula. The show follows the two women as Paula learns the ropes until Ellen’s maternity leave. Whilst it starts quite mundane, Ellen quickly suspects over-achieving Paula’s motives when she gains access to files … Read More

Donals Glover: everything the light touches is his kingdom

2 years ago / 0 comments

Actor, rapper, comedian, writer: Donald Glover is a man of many talents. And impersonating a small furry animal is now one of them as Glover is set to voice Simba in the new live-action remake of the Disney favourite The Lion King. Director Jon Favreau, who also worked on the likes of Iron … Read More

The Return of Blue Planet

2 years ago / 0 comments

Are the never ending essays crushing your spirit? Is the impending doom of Brexit, Trump and society as we know it getting you down? Do you need an escape? Well, fear not, as the BBC announces perhaps the first piece of good news this year. If you cast your brains … Read More

Review: Toni Erdmann – a layered dark comedy

2 years ago / 0 comments

This award-winning German comedy has conquered this year’s film season; having swept the European Film Awards for Best Film, Director, Screenwriter and the Best Actor awards for both of its two leads. Notably, director Maren Ade is the first woman in the Award’s history to win Best Director. And for … Read More

Review: Daddy's Home – A classic Will Ferrell comedy

3 years ago / 0 comments

Daddy’s Home once again sees the comic union of Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg in their latest slapstick comedy. The general premise is a standoff between the try-hard step-dad, Ferrell, and the overtly macho, biological father, Wahlberg. Ferrell, after being left supposedly infertile after a dentist appointment gone wrong, has … Read More

Christmas in Reno by Cassie Ramone

3 years ago / 0 comments

Cassie Ramone has presented us with her second solo offering since leaving Vivian Girls, Christmas in Reno. In it she mixes the same whispy, hopeless and mildly depressive tone of her first solo album, The Time Has Come, with an odd seasonal twist. The album is made up entirely of … Read More