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Film

The Academy Awards 2019: Who Will Light Up Hollywood?

This year will mark an important year for the Academy Awards. It follows numerous scandals over the past few years, including #OscarssoWhite and ‘envelope gate,’ which have undermined the Academy’s reputation. It is also the first time in 30 years that the ceremony will take place without a host after original choice Kevin Hart became […]

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Film

Blade Runner: Visions of 2019

The 2019 of Blade Runner (1982) is one of flying cars, darkness, and perpetual rain. In it, Los Angeles has been purged of green spaces and colonised by a maze of anonymous high rises covered with garish neon advertisements. The mix of light and fire make the sky difficult to separate from the land. It […]

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Lifestyle Wellbeing

New Year’s Resolutions: the Lifestyle editors give their thoughts

With the passing of another new year, the calls to reinvent and revise ourselves again appear in the form of resolutions. The notion of New Year’s Resolutions often provokes very disparate reactions from people. Either the response is one of dismissal, a feeling that resolutions are cliché and patronising, that they are useless attempts to […]