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Dominic Bennett

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Top 5: Films about film

They get the Oscar nod and are popular amongst critics, but these are the five you need to watch

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Top 5: Film Trilogies

Dom Bennett outlines his top five picks for the all-time best film trilogies

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Album : MONEY – Suicide Songs

MONEY, one of Manchester’s finest current bands, have created a powerful second album that affirms life and confronts death

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Top 10 Songs of 2015

As the curtains close on a rambunctious year of music, our writers cast their votes on the 10 greatest songs of the past 12 months

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Top 10 Albums of 2015

The best albums of the year, as voted by those who’ve written for us all semester. Complete with loving praise and custom illustrations

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NME’s enemy is my friend

Now a free music publication dished out on the streets, Dominic Bennett looks back at NME’s history of landfill indie to Justin Bieber and feels no mourning

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A tribute to the music of Paris

The time has come for music, culture and compassion to work as one in the wake of the Paris attacks

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Feature: The problem with modern film criticism

With more and more entertaining blockbusters getting heaps of critical praise, how can independent and art house films hope to contend on a large scale?

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Album: Julia Holter – Have You In My Wilderness

Julia Holter’s new LP is a mysterious escape of a record