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The Grand Budapest Hotel: Comedic genius

The Grand Budapest Hotel: Comedic genius

Arts, Film, Local April 15, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

THE GRAND Budapest Hotel is brilliant. Everything about it is so cleverly enforced with a stroke of comedic genius. The film follows the life of an immigrant lobby boy who is new to the hotel, seekingRead More

300: Rise of an Empire: The Paralellopresequel to end all Parallelopresequels

300: Rise of an Empire: The Paralellopresequel to end all Parallelopresequels

Arts, Film, Local April 15, 2014 at 10:00 am Comments

THERE are three primary differences between 300: Rise of an Empire and its Gerard Butler-led predecessor 300. First: No Gerard Butler. Second: An emphasis on the colour blue over the colour red. Third: Eva Green. OtherwiseRead More

A look back at the Wales One World Festival

A look back at the Wales One World Festival

Arts, Film, Local April 14, 2014 at 5:30 pm Comments

RECENTLY at the Arts Centre, a series have films have been shown as part of the Wales One World film festival. This is a quick snippet of two of the films shown, which give you anRead More

Mitch Benn’s ‘I am the 37th Beatle’

Mitch Benn’s ‘I am the 37th Beatle’

Arts, Comedy, Local April 12, 2014 at 5:00 pm Comments

ON THE 28th MARCH, two ASM Arts Team writers went to see the comedian Mitch Benn with his show ‘I am the 37th Beatle’. Here are their takes on the night. Eli’s take: My first ever experienceRead More

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Captain America 2: the franchise is back with a bang!

Arts, Film, Local April 10, 2014 at 8:30 pm Comments

WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS Way back in 2008, the first instalment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe was released; Jon Favreau’s Iron Man. What was so damn great about Iron Man was the fact it wasn’t completely overRead More

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A unique orchestral-cinematic experience for players and spectators alike: Philomusica

Arts, Local, Music April 9, 2014 at 8:00 pm Comments

ON SATURDAY 29th March, Philomusica, Aberystwyth’s very own symphony orchestra, returned to the Arts Centre to play a repertoire of film music in an evening of ‘Music at the Movies’. I couldn’t help but notice justRead More

Alt Bay returns with RE:LAUNCH

Alt Bay returns with RE:LAUNCH

Arts, Editors' Pick, Local, Music March 31, 2014 at 6:00 pm Comments

THIS THURSDAY, Alt Bay returns to the Union with another alternative music night that’s already rivalling the success of last years’ event. Four acts have been confirmed to headline the event that will take over theRead More

New May Ball acts confirmed for Union Main Stage

New May Ball acts confirmed for Union Main Stage

Arts, Local, May Ball 2014, Music March 30, 2014 at 9:00 am Comments

THE LINE UP for the main stage in the Union has just been announced for May Ball. The acts have been confirmed as The Pigeon Detectives (DJ Set), Varski & R3wire,  and All About She. ThisRead More

Satellite Tour – Hope for the Union yet!

Satellite Tour – Hope for the Union yet!

Arts, Editors' Pick, Local, Music March 27, 2014 at 11:31 am Comments

ON THURSDAY the 20th Februrary Aberystwyth played host to the Satellite Tour, a new music circuit that saw three up and coming artists take the stage of the Students’ Union. We were in for a pleasurableRead More

Mr. Peabody and Sherman: AND the PAWful Dog Puns

Mr. Peabody and Sherman: AND the PAWful Dog Puns

Arts, Film, Local March 23, 2014 at 4:30 pm Comments

I WAS QUITE surprised when this movie featured a Pixar-esque opening animated short. Except… what was different between this opening short and the Pixar ones is that it was completely devoid of any humour, charm or anyRead More