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Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Live: This Is The Kit

This Is The Kit’s gentle folk rock makes for an intimate, friendly peformance

Is free speech really dead at Manchester? Photo: Free Speech and Secular Society UoM

Charlie Hebdo cover revealed at debate on campus

In a debate over free speech on campus, the controversial front cover of the memorial edition of Charlie Hebdo, depicting the prophet Muhammad, was revealed unannounced

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You Can’t Handle the Truth! – House of Cards isn’t so Ace

House of Cards needs to stop cheating by using superglue to stay upright, argues political correspondent and TV reviewer Nik McNally

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Review: Chappie

Die Antwoord tear through the fabric of reality in this malfunctioning sci-fi blockbuster

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Live: Spectres

Spectres aren’t making noise for the sake of noise

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Live: Neneh Cherry

With a new album finally under her belt, Neneh Cherry brings her live show to Gorilla with backing from RocketNumberNine

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Procrastination by watching TV is good for us!

Leanne Charlotte explores the importance of primetime television in portraying health issues to aid the public’s understanding of stigmatised illnesses

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Classic Review: Snatch

Diamond geezer Arne Dumez recommends that you all watch this Guy Ritchie crime caper ASAFP. He’s not asking, he’s telling

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Cornerhouse Pick of the Week: Still Alice

She has an Oscar, but is Still Alice more than just forgettable, Disease of the Month tripe?

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You Can’t Handle the Truth! – JLaw’s overhyped career

Arne Dumez reckons that Jennifer Lawrence doesn’t come close to deserving her wide acclaim

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Interview: Public Service Broadcasting

Will Ellis delves into the world of vintage samples and innovative live shows

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Top 5: Cinematic stare-fests

Sarah Wolff gives us her picks for the greatest moments in movies that draw out the stares, for better or for worse