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Review: Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

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In his debut novel, Sleeping Giants, Sylvain Neuvel brings a fresh and global perspective to the well-worn science fiction trope of giant alien robots. When Rose Franklin is eleven, she falls into a hole while biking in the woods. She is discovered in the hole, laying in the palm of … Read More

RSC’s King Lear: poverty, humanity and destruction

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Can we use 400-year-old plays to reflect on how we live today? Charlie takes a look at Shakespeare’s King Lear to determine whether anything has really changed between then and now: Every time I watch this play, I see it in an utterly different way. This time round, it was … Read More

Review: Another jewel in Netflix’s crown

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Netflix has gained a reputation over the past two years as the underdog of TV production, hitting us first with Orange is the New Black and going on to sponsor the creation of Better Call Saul. Since the majority of students have access to a Netflix account, the titles Stranger … Read More

Doncaster pop-up saw amateur media-heads spring to life

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  You know that weekly email you get from your school, with information about events and semi-useful things, but you can never be bothered to read it? Occasionally it can pay off to take the time to filter through those links and snippets of information, since your school only has … Read More

Review: Class is definitely not top of the class

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New to BBC Three is a Doctor Who spin-off show, Class. The Doctor, Peter Capaldi, briefly visited the show in the first episode, but for the most part it follows five ‘unlikely’ teenagers attempting to ward off aliens. It follows the premise of Doctor Who entirely, except for the school … Read More

Is your taxi safe? License review reveals criminal convictions

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Following a review of taxi licensing regulations, Leeds City Council has uncovered “a range of unreported convictions and police cautions” among the city’s taxi drivers, according to a report drafted for councillors. Previously, Licensing checks were carried out at the point of renewal or following a complaint, but the Licensing … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: The First Monday in May, a glance into one of fashion’s biggest events

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As if real-world fashion flicks of recent years, from The September Issue to Dior and I, weren’t enough for those who love all things à la mode, Dogwoof Pictures’ latest production, The First Monday in May, is – without doubt – another obligatory addition to any fashionista’s watch list. Following … Read More

Review: One More Time With Feeling

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On 8th September, Nick Cave released a film, One More Time With Feeling, to go alongside his new album Skeleton Tree. Daoud Al-Janabi gives us his take on Cave’s latest venture. As much as it’s about recording an album, or being Nick Cave, or anything else, One More Time With Feeling is … Read More

Strike a pose: Peek behind the offices of Vogue

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In this new documentary, which aired last week, director, Richard Macer gains an exclusive look behind the doors of British Vogue magazine. As he reaches the fifth floor under the direction of the Condé Nast receptionists, while optimistically expecting a welcome from British Vogue’s editor-in-chief Alexandra Shulman, he is instead, … Read More

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Review

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With tickets for The Cursed Child sold out until December 2017, I had to get my hands on the script that could potentially change my life. By that I mean surely there’d be a Hogwarts acceptance letter sitting in the play for me, or perhaps I was just about to … Read More