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12 Years A Slave – Review

February 10, 2014 12:03 pm0 comments
12 Years A Slave – Review

Based on the true story and book of the same name, 12 Years a Slave follows Solomon Northup, a free man from New York who is kidnapped and sold into slavery. What follows is twelve hellish years where Solomon experiences violence on an unthinkable scale, when all he wants is […]

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On the Rise of Sexual Crimes Against Women

January 22, 2014 12:00 pm2 comments
On the Rise of Sexual Crimes Against Women

Society has normalised an image of women that cannot be without repercussion. When Martin Luther King said that his dream was to see a society where content of people’s character would be the yardstick to measure them, not the colour of their skin; he knew prejudices, discrimination, violence and other […]

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10 Most Iconic Movie Weapons

January 14, 2014 3:29 pm2 comments
10 Most Iconic Movie Weapons

We can all think of some brilliant scenes in our favourite movies that include a shoot out, a duel, a battle or a fight. And more often than not, weapons are involved. Sure, any old Michael Bay movie features an array of M16s, and you’ll probably find a Tommy Gun […]

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How to Reboot the Iron Man Franchise

August 28, 2013 12:23 pm0 comments
How to Reboot the Iron Man Franchise

As we all (unfortunately) know firsthand, all good things must come to an end. In a decent amount of time, such will ring true to the Iron Man franchise as we know it. Star Robert Downey Jr. will eventually have to pass the mantle down to someone less adequate for the role. […]

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Modern India: A Future World Player for sure.

August 24, 2013 7:44 pm0 comments
Modern India: A Future World Player for sure.

Monsoons, Tigers, Temples and Rickshaws. These are just a handful of the words we immediately equate with the mystically enticing subcontinent. On a recent month-long visit to India in which I visited family and saw some of the sights, something occurred to me. This country ,which is steeped in ancient […]

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Gangster To Gangsta: A Godfather-Free History Of Gangster Films

August 23, 2013 2:41 pm0 comments
Gangster To Gangsta: A Godfather-Free History Of Gangster Films

After the pressure of a world war in 1917-18, America had been prosperous. They had been on the winning side of the war, and the country’s morale was at an all-time high. Money seemed to flow freely as people celebrated freedom itself, creating the ‘roaring twenties’. The American Dream seemed attainable for all, […]

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FILM REVIEW: Monsters University

July 28, 2013 1:06 pm0 comments
FILM REVIEW: Monsters University

Back in 2001, Pixar worked their magic on Monsters Inc. and delivered a cute, thought-provoking, hilarious film which has since remained one of the most beloved family films ever. Following its success and worldwide fame, a sequel had been rumored. However, Pixar go down a different route and instead produced […]

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The Most Polarizing Film of the Year: Only God Forgives

July 20, 2013 11:15 am0 comments
The Most Polarizing Film of the Year: Only God Forgives

Only God Forgives (2013) I literally just finished watching Only God Forgives and there are no words I can think of in the English language that can describe the experience I had while watching it. It left me discombobulated. On top of that, I’m actually watching it right now, as I type […]

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