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Tom Bruce reviews the authenticity of various on-screen representations of journalist Hunter S. Thompson, comparing them with the books and with the man himself

Video Nasties

Tom talks blood, bureaucracy, flesh and classifications: how the BBFC has affected movies from Psycho to Philomena, Cannibal Holocaust to A Clockwork Orange

Top 5: Storms on screen

 Our good nation weathered quite a storm a fortnight ago, but it’s not over yet. Get ready to batten down the proverbial hatches once more because this list features some of the worst weather ever seen on the silver screen.   5. The Day After Tomorrow (2004) One of the more believable and well-acted disaster […]

Owens Park Tower. Photo: The Mancunion

Halls 2 Home is a project which aims to support students in their transition from halls to private accommodation. It was created by Manchester Student Homes and works in partnership with the university’s Pastoral Care Team, involving a programme of awarenesseampaigns, events and resource documents which aim to improve student integration in off-campus areas

Review: Dom Hemingway

Hard living safe cracker Dom Hemingway (Law) is set loose in London after a 12 year prison sentence. Pairing up with best friend Dickie (Grant), Dom seeks out financial reward for his loyalty to underworld boss Mr. Fontaine (Bichir).    ‘’Crazy night, last night. Dickie lost a glove and everything.’’ Jude Law spent a summer […]

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