Articles by: Vir C

The strangely underrated Magic Mike

July 25, 2013 8:43 pm0 comments
The strangely underrated Magic Mike

For those of you wondering how Channing Tatum had spent his early years of young adulthood, Magic Mike translates that era into a movie. Although his experiences are those the character of Alex Pettyfer goes through, the story in this film captures the ups and downs of Tatum’s stripping life […]

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These are this year’s Golden Foot nominees

July 9, 2013 2:00 pm0 comments
These are this year’s Golden Foot nominees

The ten nominees for this year’s edition of the Golden Foot have been announced. The players, chosen by a comittee of international journalists, become eligible when they turn 28, and the award can only be won once. This year, the shortlist includes two Spanish footballers, two English, one Portuguese, one German, […]

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Has Guardiola made the right choice?

July 1, 2013 1:33 pm0 comments
Has Guardiola made the right choice?

Last Monday, Josep Guardiola was officially introduced as the new manager of FC Bayern Munich. A keenly anticipated moment since his appointment on 16 January 2013, everyone was waiting for him in great expectation. But has Guardiola made the right choice? Jupp Heynckes set very high standards last season with […]

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Can the Spanish Teams Get Back in the Champions?

April 30, 2013 5:02 pm0 comments
Can the Spanish Teams Get Back in the Champions?

Last week was a disastrous time for Real Madrid and FC Barcelona in the Champions League semifinals. A lesson in humility for two teams used to claiming victory with clean sweeps. But they were held back by the Germans. As soon as they lost, the first feeling was defeatist: end […]

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Is Barça UCL’s New Ugly Duckling?

April 23, 2013 8:46 am0 comments
Is Barça UCL’s New Ugly Duckling?

FC Barcelona accumulates years of triumphs (especially these past few years), but is it possible that this season is falling through? The truth is they have had too many setbacks. They were knocked out of Spanish Copa del Rey by archenemy club Real Madrid, and when it comes to Champions […]

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Side Effects, Another Cinema Lesson by Steven Soderbergh

April 12, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Side Effects, Another Cinema Lesson by Steven Soderbergh

There are different types of films: the ones you think you are going to like, and then they turn out to be insufferably boring or disappointing; the ones you love passionately from beginning to end, and the ones that happen to subtly tell two different stories, like Soderbergh’s Side Effects. Because […]

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I Give It A Year, or When Love is Forced

March 6, 2013 6:28 pm1 comment
I Give It A Year, or When Love is Forced

What happens when you meet someone, and you fall in love with the situation instead of with that person? You begin an ill-fated marriage, that is what happens. I Give It A Year explores that decision -and what comes afterwards- in the most hilarious way possible. People will probably go […]

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Easter Destination: Murcia, Spain

February 28, 2013 2:48 pm0 comments
Easter Destination: Murcia, Spain

Easter is only a month and a half away, and the best choice this holiday is to escape to a sunny place. As a native Spaniard myself, I will suggest Murcia, in Southern Spain. Worried about the money? Don’t worry at all; below I will detail everything you can do […]

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