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April 30, 2015

Avengers Age of Ultron has finally landed in theatres. Its predecessor (Avengers Assemble) is the 3rd highest grossing movie of all time. More impressively it was a well-rounded movie with good storytelling, action and fantastic comedy timing. 

  

The Avengers Age of Ult...

April 29, 2015

The world’s favourite dinosaur movie is back after 14 years since it’s last series was released in 2001. With Steven Spielberg as executive producer, this is expected to be just as thrilling as when it first came out. Also with the growth of technology and CGI effects...

April 28, 2015

The legend narrates that, while in Hong Kong, Blur had 5 days to spare, due to a gig in a festival that got cancelled, so instead of taking a holiday they locked themselves in a studio for a jam session. 

The result: a new album, the first in 12 years.  

What a good way...

April 28, 2015

On Saturday a devastating earthquake struck the Himalayan country of Nepal it even affected neighboring countries China and India. The earthquake was a devastating 7.8 out of 10 on the Richter scale, leaving some villages completely torn apart. The Nepal health and res...

April 21, 2015

Over the weekend the long awaited 2nd trailer for the new Star Wars film and the first trailer for the ‘Batman vs Superman’ film were released. Fans of both franchises viewed these trailers in their millions. The Star Wars trailer generated 38.1 million views across mu...

April 21, 2015

Looking now into the present, British Filmmaker Steve McQueen is aiming to make a movie on the story of Paul Robeson. Without surprise, McQueen has been greeted with praise and excitement. Writer Jessica Duchen explained, “McQueen, whose film 12 Years a Slave was showe...

April 21, 2015

After visiting the Reuben Library, I came across an intriguing, influential figure who contributed to British film. This individual not only contributed to the evolution of British film but to social activism. During a time of social injustice and racism, this person s...

April 20, 2015

Fitness trackers are not a new thing, back in 1981 they were already used by athletes to monitor their heart rates, but since the early 2000's they have been developed with new technologies and in 2006 they were adapted for the public markets. 

Today their market booms...

April 20, 2015

One of the foundations of British culture is drinking tea. English Breakfast, Earl’s Grey, Camellia, loose, or bagged; there are thousands of options that the British are constantly exploring.  Over my time here I’ve seen that each of them prefer their tea in a specifi...

April 17, 2015

James McAvoy has pledged £125,000 in order to help aspiring actors follow in his footsteps. The X-Men actor is funding a 10-year scholarship programme at his former drama school, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the fund is to help people from 25 and under who woul...

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