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Film

Knives Out

If Rian Johnson’s feature debut, 2005’s high school noir Brick, was an ode to Dashiell Hammett, then Knives Out is his love letter to Agatha Christie – and what a love letter it is! Knives Out’s investigates the death of legendary murder mystery author Harlan Thrombey set against the backdrop of a house brilliantly filled […]

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Sport

The Brave Blossoms: is Japan among the world’s best?

Here’s an interesting question for trivia lovers: what country is the world’s leading try scorer in international rugby from? The answer most likely to come to mind is New Zealand: the nation having been so dominant for so long and having produced so many prolific wingers, it seems obvious. Obvious perhaps, but not correct. The […]

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Sport

The Student’s 2019 Rugby World Cup Awards

With the Rugby World Cup done and dusted it’s an apposite time to reflect on the highlights of the competition with a set of tournament awards. Best Team – Japan South Africa won the tournament and England were mightily impressive in beating the All Blacks but both lose out to the Brave Blossoms here. Not […]