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Disney acquires LucasFilms

Disney acquires LucasFilms

Film October 31, 2012 at 4:21 pm Comments

IT WAS ANNOUNCED this Tuesday that Disney is acquiring LucasFilm, the production company founded by George Lucas which is behind the mega Star Wars film series and Indiana Jones franchise. Disney will pay the total sum of $4.05bnRead More

Music: Aesop Rock’s ‘Skelethon’

Music: Aesop Rock’s ‘Skelethon’

Arts, Music October 31, 2012 at 11:54 am Comments

AESOP Rock has been a mainstay in the San Francisco hip-hop scene now for nearly 15 years. He seems to have become one of those artists who skates so close to stardom but never allows fame toRead More

Theatre: The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre

Arts, Theatre October 31, 2012 at 11:50 am Comments

COMEDIC sock puppets may not sound like the normal brand of humour we usually have visiting Aberystwyth Arts Centre, but please bear with me. Created by Kev Sutherland (creator of The Sitcom Trails) the Scottish FalsettoRead More

Film: What does the Iron Man 3 trailer tell us?

Film: What does the Iron Man 3 trailer tell us?

Film October 24, 2012 at 10:25 pm Comments

EVER since a third instalment in Marvel’s Iron Man series – the most popular series of Avengers origin films – was announced, speculation has been rife as to how things would continue after the events ofRead More

Film: The Campaign

Film: The Campaign

Film October 18, 2012 at 4:15 pm Comments

NEATLY timed with the presidential election looming over, The Campaign is the first major political satire film since Armando Iannucci’s excellent In the Loop. It has a large amount of comedy-directing talent behind it with JayRead More

TV: Red Dwarf X

TV: Red Dwarf X

TV October 17, 2012 at 9:31 pm Comments

FOR MANY sci-fi fans, the biggest revelation of the year was not the decision to write out the Ponds in Doctor Who, but the announcement that science fiction sit-com Red Dwarf would be revived for theRead More

Gaming: Pokemon Black and White 2

Gaming: Pokemon Black and White 2

Games October 17, 2012 at 3:12 pm Comments

SINCE Pokémon indelibly etched itself into the consciousness of anyone who has ever liked a “Child of the Nineties” page on Facebook, over 50 video games have been produced under the title of perhaps one ofRead More

Film: Taken 2

Film: Taken 2

Film October 17, 2012 at 2:29 pm Comments

LIAM NEESON returns to our screens for Taken 2. After a swing in his career to a more action-packed, Bond-esque style, some were surprised that a sequel could be made, as anything that was made wouldRead More

Music: Mumford and Son’s ‘Babel’

Music: Mumford and Son’s ‘Babel’

Music October 17, 2012 at 2:28 pm Comments

WITH MUMFORD and Sons’ debut award winning album Sigh No More being the huge hit that it was (going double platinum), it was always a worry that their second album would never live up to theRead More

Music: Miguel’s ‘Kaleidoscope Dream’

Music: Miguel’s ‘Kaleidoscope Dream’

Music October 17, 2012 at 2:27 pm Comments

R&B HAS BEEN stagnating over the past few years, especially when it comes to male R&B singers such as Usher, R. Kelly, Chris Brown and Ne-Yo. Their quality and their relevance in the current music cultureRead More