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TV

The Student’s guide to Upcoming TV

This year promises to be one of great television. By now, the latest Game of Thrones season will have started and you may be battening down the hatches for that marathon experience, but there is plenty more to look forward to as well. Here is our guide on just some of the shows you will […]

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Sport

Charles Leclerc falls victim to the cruel luck of Formula One

It was all going so perfectly for Charles Leclerc at the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Monégasque racing driver was ten seconds clear of Lewis Hamilton and had him comfortably in his pocket. He had dominated the race after recovering from a race-start wobble, and was fully deserving of his first career victory in Formula One. […]

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TV

Love, Death and Robots

Love, Death and Robots is a strange one to wrap your head around. Consisting of 18 unrelated episodes lasting less than 20 minutes, the production baby of Tim Miller and David Fincher is perhaps better seen not as a television anthology, but as Netflix’s first short film festival. Animation teams and creatives from all over […]

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Film Reviews

The Dirt

The Dirt is exactly what it says in the title. It is film where for the first hour every second scene is sex, drugs or notorious nonsense, where one of the biggest bands of the 1980s embody masculinity at both its most toxic and subversive, and where Ozzy Osbourne snorts a line of live ants. […]

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Art Culture

Robots, National Museum of Scotland

Museums are places where the past remains, just fragmented, in the present moment, and yet robotics discovers new limits about future possibilities and aspirations. It is blending the past, present and future that makes Robots so enchanting. The exhibition guides you through 500 years of robot history, and leaves you reeling with the technological fantasies […]

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TV

Post-Comic Relief Criticism of David Lammy is a Joke

The Friday before last, Comic Relief donations poured in and millions were glued to their screens, albeit somewhat less than of late. By the end of the night, around £63 million had been raised – an £8 million drop from the last Red Nose Day in 2017. Also down were viewer ratings, averaging 5.6 million […]

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Film

The 2019 Oscars: What Will Be Remembered

The awards season is over for another year, and 2019 has been a bizarre one. The Golden Globes and the Baftas seemed to throw up different results, making the Academy Awards show more unpredictable than normal. While some of the prizes were never in serious doubt, others have left critics and viewers alike asking how […]

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Features

Resurrecting Durkheim in mental health discussions

Content Warning: Frequent mentions of suicide/self-harm Recently, an audience member on  BBC’s Question Time went on an impassioned speech about the need to approach suicide from different angles if what he called the “national tragedy” of suicide was to be alleviated. The former Nightline volunteer argued that reducing suicide to images seen on social media […]