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Review: Rick and Morty Season 5

This article was originally submitted on the 4th April If you know me, or have been in my flat, you’ll know how much I love Rick and Morty. Yes, I have the pickle Rick bucket hat, a poster, and even a Snuffles/Snowball toy. So, you can imagine my delight when the latest season dropped on […]

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Two-Pound Tuesdays at the Edinburgh Filmhouse!

This article was originally submitted on the 5th April Calling all film fanatic students! Living in Edinburgh, a fantastic cultural centre, we have a great selection of cinemas to get our latest dose of Marvel, arthouse, foreign and many more. However, we do have budgets to live off and sometimes going to the cinema can […]

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Review: Standing Up

This article was originally submitted on the 29th March What is it like to make people laugh for a living? It involves a lot more tears (and delivery driving) than you might think. The new series from Fanny Herrero – showrunner of the internationally famous Call My Agent! – landed on Netflix last week and […]

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A Very British Scandal- Season 2

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Russell T. Davies delighted us with A Very English Scandal in May 2018. Two and a half years later the show is back with a new writer, a new story, and a new name. Rebranded A Very British Scandal, in a nod to the fact that much of the action takes place north […]

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Five Films and TV Shows to Embrace the Edinburgh Experience

Time is flying by and it’s already the second semester. Your parents may be asking whether you’ve tasted any of that fine Scottish whiskey or gone to see Nessie at Loch Lomond, not truly understanding your student budget nor the amount of free time that you have. Alas, fret not. These five films and TV […]

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Ridley Road review: Right target, wrong delivery

Rating- ⭐⭐⭐ BBC period dramas are a constant game of hit and miss. Some, such as the infamous Peaky Blinders, creep into the Netflix streaming stratosphere and sustain huge followings. Others, such as Black Narcissus, fall somewhat under the radar and maintain their spot on the BBC iPlayer box set page. Ridley Road is the […]

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Succession Series 3

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ In the explosive final moments of Succession’s second series, Kendall Roy (Jeremy Strong) accused his billionaire CEO father Logan (Brian Cox) of complicity in numerous sexual abuse cover-ups within his media corporation, Waystar Royco. For two years, fans have waited to see how this act of insurrection would shake out amongst the Roys—an […]

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Blue Period Review

High-schooler Yatora Yaguchi (Hiromu Mineta) looks like a delinquent but works hard to achieve good grades so he can enter a good university, find a good job, and break off his family’s financial shackles. His life is dull and predictable—until he stumbles upon his senior’s artwork. Guided by teachers and fellow art club members, such […]