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Comic Cons ~ Paradise for Big Kids

In this fast-paced and stressful world we’re living in, it’s hardly surprising that the desire to escape to another universe is strong from time to time. One of the most popular events for letting off steam, indulging your inner or outer geek and blatantly enjoying hobbies such as film, television and gaming, is a Comic Con. They provide an opportunity ...

Fundraising Fans Smash Their Target

Casualty’s recent storyline featuring brothers, Cal and Ethan and their discovery of their long lost birth mother has brought much needed publicity to Huntington’s Disease. Emilie, their mother (played exceptionally by Carol Royle) passed away from the disease in the previous episode of the popular television drama, and the interest in the Huntington’s Disease Association has increased. Much of the raising of ...

Is X-Men: Apocalypse Too Familiar?

You would be forgiven for forgetting about X-Men: Apocalypse, with Batman vs. Superman and Captain America: Civil War stealing all of the superhero limelight ahead of their respective releases. It’s a result of the ever-growing saturation of the superhero market that certain films fall by the way side to the established titans of the genre, that have dominated the billboards ...

Angelina Jolie’s Suite ‘By The Sea’ – Review

Angelina Jolie seems to have disappointed the critics, all around the world. Her production, 'By The Sea' is an exquisite view, not only of a jaw-dropping landscape of the coast of Sourthern France, but also of Roland and Vanessa, a married couple in crisis. Now, the reason why the critics (especially the American ones) were disappointed is obvious: Angelina's piece is fabulously French; very distant from her American roots.



With that in mind, her work should be criticised from that point of view. Not many have been able to appreciate Angelina's ability to adapt everything to the kind of style she wants, like the best directors do. What's clear is not only her value, but the research that she must have done to create this slow and intimate drama. So, you'll be in for a great disadvantage if French cinema is not your cup of tea.

Although the plot is quite a weak one, the production and Angelina's presence perfectly cope with it. As said, she has embodied perfectly that French essence in every single detail: from the recreation to he

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Game developer sues Youtube critic for $10 Million

Jim Sterling a videogame critic on Youtube has a nemesis and it’s game developer Digital Homicide. On March 16, Digital Homicide formally filed a lawsuit in Arizona District Court, making the accusation that Sterling of “assault, libel, and slander” to the tune of $10 million. Digital Homicide claims that Sterling,  has “falsely accused [Digital Homicide] and caused damage” to the company. According to ...

Frank Sinatra Jr dead at 72

Frank Sinatra Jr. who carried on his father’s musical legacy has died at the age of 72. Sinatra Jr. died of a cardiac arrest while on tour in Daytona Beach, Florida. His real name was Francis Wayne Sinatra but the younger man went professionally by Frank Sinatra Jr. Sinatra was on his “Sinatra Sings Sinatra” tour,  scheduled to perform at ...

Hi De Hi Mr Laurel!

In August 2014, actor Jeffrey Holland (best known as Spike Dixon from Hi De Hi! and James Twelvetrees from You Rang M’Lord, back in the 1980’s), fulfilled an ambition – to play the late, great Stan Laurel. Holland played his idol in a one act play which he co-wrote with Gail Louw, at Upstairs at the Gatehouse and from there the demand ...

Indiana Jones 5 Confirmed

2015 was the year that made blockbuster revivals cool, with beloved franchises such as Jurassic World, Mad Max and Creed all enjoying great success, both critically and commercially. Not to mention Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ conquering of the global box office. This sounds like a good thing, as we get more of what we love. But I don’t trust ...

The Seagull Theatre Review

Russian culture is synonymous with highly intellectual literature and equally strong alcohol, so the decision to stage The Seagull at the Pack and Carriage pub was an inspired one. The Seagull was written by Chekhov in the closing years of the 18th Century, and serves as a window into the relationships of the ensemble cast, while subtly describing the attitudes ...

Chinese soldiers smash CONCRETE with their heads

A video that is currently circulating on Chinese social media platform Weibo shows a group of Chinese soldiers breaking concrete blocks and porcelain bowls with their bare hands and heads. OUCH. And just when you thought you had seen it all..

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