The Mancunion

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Monthly Archives: December 2017

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Live review: The Chemical Brothers WHP

A mammoth three hour set of unexpected techno and unmistakable Chem Bros beats

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Revolutionary graphene sports shoes

The University of Manchester and sportswear company innov-8 collaborate to develop revolutionary new running and fitness shoes using graphene

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Review: Guys and Dolls

Anuli Changa reviews Talawa Theatre Company’s production of the classic musical at the Royal Exchange

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Live review: Gorillaz

A host of guest artists join Gorillaz at Manchester Arena for a genre defying show

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Why you should be a student representative

Sorcha Kenway-Jennings explains why being a student rep is better than you would expect

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Review: Beach Rats

An anxious, dream-like story, Eliza Hittman’s tale of male sexuality is a unique depication of LGBT issues

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Album Review: Glassjaw – Material Control

Glassjaw come back with their first album in 15 years, but was it worth the wait?

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Trump’s revolution

By alienating his foreign allies and pushing his nationalist rhetoric to the extreme, Trump risks undermining the revolution he started in 2016

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Record reappraisal: Michael Jackson – Thriller

Tara Bharadia discusses the relevance of the record today

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The SPD have a choice: radical reform or terminal decline

Either become a party-of-the-people à la Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour or drift into irrelevance

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Our top ten films of 2017

Deputy Film Editor Jamie McEvoy presents the best films of the past year, as voted by Mancunion Film

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Review: The Disaster Artist

James Franco directs and stars in the story behind the making of the ‘greatest bad movie ever made’