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New music video for Dua Lipa's single 'Lost In Your Light,' featuring Grammy Award winning recording artist Miguel. Following the single's release last month, Miguel and Dua are to perform the song on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge next Friday (June 2). Miguel continues to work on the highly anticipated follow...
Only Echoes Remains
Only Echoes Remain are a London-based 4-piece that blend the classic 'wall of guitar' sound of This Will Destroy You with post-metal elements a la Russian Circles/If These Trees Could Talk, the atmospheric prog-y math of Karnivool with the emotions of Sigur Ros or Yndi Halda. The band are set...
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Irish emo-indie act Anna's Anchor have released the second track in their double single hit. Following on from 'You Are A Lighthouse' earlier this month, new track 'Summer Camp' also has an accompanying video. Serving as a bridge between debut LP 'Nautical Miles' and the future follow-up, Marty Ryan, the...
British progressive rockers Final Coil release their debut album on June 23. The Leicester quartet released two EPs in 2014 and 2015 which brought them to the attention of Wormholedeath Records. Final Coil play hard rock mixed with a broad range of influences that inform their creative songwriting. As well...
Liam Gallagher
THE ICONIC FRONTMAN ANNOUNCES UK AND IRELAND UNDERPLAY TOUR An era-defining voice and the frontman of his generation, Liam Gallagher kicks off a new stage in his career with the announcement of his debut solo underplay tour. The tour opens with a homecoming show at Manchester's O2 Ritz – all...

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Top Ten Ridley Scott Films

Ridley Scott has been working on some of my favourite films for over four decades now. And the man shows no signs of letting...

GAMER CORNER

Persona 5: Review

Persona 5, the latest addition to the Shin Megami Tensei franchise, swaps traditional gaming norms for an utterly stylish and charming experience. From the...

Persona 5 is finally here

Persona 5 has been receiving unanimously glowing reviews following its official release.The sought after social simulator/dungeon crawler has turned the gaming media into a...

Sniper Elite 4: Review

Sniper Elite 4 is the latest offering from Rebellion's WWII 3rd person shooter series, which sees your character dropped off in Italy and left on...

Horizon Zero Dawn: Review

Guerrilla Games has abandoned the assault rifle and dystopian world of Killzone for a society with a murky past and an uncertain future; such...
Mafia 3

Four reasons to pick up Mafia 3

If you haven’t bought 2k’s new game, Mafia 3, then here are four reasons you should consider diving into the dangerous world of Lincoln...

CLASSIC FILM

Angel Heart

Title: Angel Heart (1987) Director: Alan Parker Stars: Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling & Robert De...

Planet of the Apes

Title: Planet of the Apes (1968) Director: Franklin J. Schaffner Stars: Charlton Heston, Maurice Evans, Roddy McDowall...

Last Action Hero

Title: Last Action Hero (1993) Director: John McTiernan Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austin O'Brien, Charles Dance, Anthony Quinn,...

American History X

Title: American History X Director: Tony Kaye Stars: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Stacy Keach and Avery Brooks   The...

Reservoir Dogs

Title: Reservoir Dogs (1992) Director: Quentin Tarantino Stars: Harvey Keitel, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen and...

For A Few Dollars More

Title: For a Few Dollars More (1965) Director: Sergio Leone Stars: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian...

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I Am Not Madame Bovary is a fairytale gone awry. Told from the female perspective, we watch our protagonist, Li Xuelian seek judicial revenge over a failed relationship. Based on a novel of the same name written by Liu Zhenyun, the film’s literary tones do not go unnoticed from the start as we listen to a narrator retell an...
Disney may be the world’s biggest animation giant but it can’t boast the consistent excellence that has become the hallmark of Studio Ghibli. An unashamedly Japanese studio, The Red Turtle represents a departure from the norm in the presence of a Dutch-British director, Michael Dudok De Witt. Differences in visual design are immediately noticeable, with European aesthetic sensibilities replacing...
Netflix’s Master of None is a breath of fresh air on the television scene. Co-created and starring Aziz Ansari, the show offers a poignant mix of humour and sincerity. The second series was released onto Netflix last Friday, and the ten part season picked right up where the first left off. Essentially, Master of None examines what it means to...
If you ever find yourself feeling strangely robotic and the world around you looking bleak and desaturated, you may be in an Aki Kaurismaki film. The Finnish auteur has developed a style all his own, one that predominantly features intentionally stilted performances, a static camera and unusually direct dialogue. At first glance, the grim cities and isolated inhabitants can...
Written and directed by Ciarán Creagh, In View is about Ruth Donnelly (Caoilfhionn Dunne), a garda who is struggling with feelings of guilt and depression. Ruth blames herself for the deaths of her husband and son, and she's not alone in this. Her response to these feeling takes the form of excessive drinking and angry outbursts at other people,...

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