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Cult Films – Akira: TETSUOOO! KANEDAAA!

Cult Films – Akira: TETSUOOO! KANEDAAA!

Arts, Editors' Pick, Film, Local April 28, 2014 at 5:00 pm Comments

AKIRA needs no introduction. I’m going to give it one anyway. Released in 1988 (1990 in the West) to rapturous acclaim and assembled scratching of heads, this adaptation of writer/director Katsuhiro Otomo’s monstrous 2000-page (at theRead More

It’s a puppet! A true delight: Most Wanted

It’s a puppet! A true delight: Most Wanted

Arts, Film, Local April 24, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments

SITTING down on a Monday afternoon in an empty theatre I wasn’t expecting too much from the Muppets. I couldn’t have been more wrong. Smart, self-aware and satirical, Most Wanted was a delight. The film isRead More

Only Lovers Left Alive: best film of the year?

Only Lovers Left Alive: best film of the year?

Arts, Film, Local April 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

ONLY Lovers Left Alive is the coolest vampire film you will ever see. The two main vampires Adam (played by Tom Hiddleston) and Eve (Tilda Swinton) live in Detroit and Tangiers and spend their days collectingRead More

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