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Brad Pitt is one of the big names to draw audiences to apocalyptic films Photo: World War Z, Plan B Entertainment

I’m sorry but…apocalyptic movies are getting boring!

Jack Crutcher vents his frustration at world ending blockbusters

Marley was one of many documentaries released in 2012 Photo: Cowboy Films

Year In Film: 2012

Oscar Watkins looks at last year’s film landscape


TOP 10 Films of 2012

A collection of our favourite films of this year



McFly talk to The Mancunion about pop, strings and pseudonyms

The Cribs re-adjusted to life as a three-piece with In the Belly of the Brazen Bull.

Interview: The Cribs

Wakefield’s finest speak to music editor Joe Goggins about touring, recording and the essence of punk.


The Playstation Network comes of age

Dylan Wiggan looks at the improvements Sony have made with the Playstation Network

No Doubt - Push and Shove. Photo: urbanicaMX

Review: No Doubt – Push and Shove

Interscope records; 2012

Radiohead delivered a career-spanning set at the Arena. Photo: Danielle Dalledonne

Live: Radiohead

A majestic set at the Manchester Arena showed why Radiohead remain the world’s most important rock band


Who, what, when, ware…

A quick selection of the type of tracks you’re likely to hear over the next few months…

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“So, which Warehouses are you going to?”

A look at this year’s WHP series and what promises to be 12 weeks of pure, unadulterated messiness.

Pandemonium in Stratford caught the attention of the world. Photo: The Department for Media, Culture and Sport @Flickr

London 2012 – Not just a question of sport

Sophie James think the Olympics had plenty to offer for the film world.

'Look into my crystal ball': it's the future (possibly)

Five political predictions for 2012

Dust off your crystal ball, don your Mystic Meg wig, and prepare to swallow some wild speculation – here’s 2012 before it happens