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X-Men: Days of Future Past brings the franchise on track

X-Men: Days of Future Past brings the franchise on track

Arts, Film, Local June 16, 2014 at 6:00 pm Comments

ANYONE who has ever talked to me about the X-Men films will know just how uptight I get about them. I find it irritating just how many plot holes there are, and I know I’m notRead More

The Double: a study in beige

The Double: a study in beige

Arts, Film, Local June 14, 2014 at 6:00 pm Comments

WHEN you think of British actors and comedians, who do you think of? Your first thoughts might be of the nerdy, fantastic character of Maurice Moss from Channel 4’s The I.T. Crowd. Or Jamarcus from theRead More

Free Birds: It’s been two months, I’m still unsure

Free Birds: It’s been two months, I’m still unsure

Arts, Editors' Pick, Film, Local June 13, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

Spoilers Follow ON THE DAY I went to see Free Birds, I was wandering through a nearby twenty four hour shop. There were free fortune cookies. I decided to treat myself to one, when I opened it,Read More

Arts Centre look back: Dylan Thomas and Delight

Arts Centre look back: Dylan Thomas and Delight

Arts, Film, Local, Theatre May 29, 2014 at 1:00 pm Comments

Dylan Thomas (By Sarah Thornhill) THE CLOWN in the Moon was an extremely moving play. It is a biographic play of the life of Dylan Thomas. The play was performed by one man and the settingRead More

King Lear: An impressive production

King Lear: An impressive production

Arts, Film, Local, Theatre May 25, 2014 at 7:30 pm Comments

King Lear has always been one of my favourite Shakespeare plays. For me, it’s where he reconciles the brutal nihilism of his earlier tragedies with the more meditative qualities of his later work. This National TheatreRead More

Transcendence – Competent but dull

Transcendence – Competent but dull

Arts, Film, Local May 24, 2014 at 2:30 pm Comments

TRANSCENDENCE had everything going for it. The script by Jack Paglan was on the famous Black List of well regarded, unproduced scripts, the director Wally Pfister has been Christopher Nolan’s resident cinematographer for nearly a decadeRead More

Interview: Peace come to Aberystwyth this June

Interview: Peace come to Aberystwyth this June

Arts, Local, Music May 23, 2014 at 3:30 pm Comments

THE ARTS Centre is a hive of activity; comedy, drama, and Film, although often, modern music feels somewhat lacking. In September Kaiser Chiefs took the stage, however rock acts at the Arts Centre are quite thinRead More

We weren’t expecting that: Godzilla

We weren’t expecting that: Godzilla

Arts, Film, Local May 21, 2014 at 10:00 am Comments

OUR MOST up-to-date remake of the classic monster flick had Legendary Pictures keeping its plot quite heavily under wraps. But yes, I know that you can find out almost anything nowadays thanks to the internet. OnRead More

The Surprisingly Decent Spider Man

The Surprisingly Decent Spider Man

Arts, Film, Local May 8, 2014 at 1:16 pm Comments

I MUST confess I went into The Amazing Spider-Man 2 with low expectations. Not only did I find the first film tedious and boring due to it being another origin story; I also felt that itRead More

May Ball… just a week away: your exclusive preview

May Ball… just a week away: your exclusive preview

Arts, Local, May Ball 2014, Music May 2, 2014 at 2:17 pm Comments

MAY BALL is just a week away and as the excitement builds we look to outline the whole event. This year, the Union is putting on a masquerade ball and it will again be right here onRead More