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Monthly Archives: November 2017

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Will December’s election call an end to the Catalan chaos?

Catalonia’s referendum doesn’t bode well for either sides of the independence movement

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Remastering and Box-setting

Do remasters and box sets of old classics offer a solution to the biting disappointment gamers increasingly feel, given the hasty development cycles of modern Triple-A titles?

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BFI London Film Festival – Highlights

Picks from the 61st annual festival include a dark psychological thriller, an exploration of manhood in South Africa, and Harry Dean Stanton’s final performance

Photo: Klaus Thymann

Interview with Andrew Hung

Music Editor Hannah Brierley speaks to the mega-mind of Fuck Buttons and the talent behind the soundtrack of The Greasy Strangler, Andrew Hung, who’s just released his own solo album

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The rise of the AfD proves that Germany isn’t immune from right-wing populism

Gemany is divided, and those divisions won’t heal unless the German political establishment engages with the concerns of AfD voters, argues Jake Dunn

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Review: Zouk Teabar and Grill

Offering a so-called contemporary take on Indian cuisine, Zouk may well be the best Indian I have experienced in Manchester, however the service may well be the worst

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Review: South Park: The Fractured But Whole

A love letter to South Park fans that doesn’t disappoint

Photo by Joe Taylor

Review: Tibetan Kitchen, Chorlton

I have never been to Tibet, nor do I really know anything about Tibetan culture, aside from the quintessentials: Sherpas, the Dalai Lama, Free Tibet….

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Review: Jigsaw

The eighth instalment in the Saw series throws audiences into an agonising game of boredom and predictability

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Review: Breathe

Andy Serkis’ debut film is a charming and uplifting real life tale

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Review: Thor – Ragnarok

Director Taika Waititi’s foray into the Marvel Cinematic Universe gives the Asgardian God of Thunder a new lease of life

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Live Review: Jamiroquai

Music contributor Jack Greeney reviews the first leg of funk band Jamiroquai’s latest arena tour in Manchester