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Bone Tomahawk: Film Review

Bone Tomahawk: Film Review

Arts, Film July 31, 2016 at 10:21 pm Comments

I’M STILL NOT sure how I feel about Bone Tomahawk. I certainly didn’t hate it, I’m not even sure I disliked it, even though there is a fair amount to criticise. It’s not as though thereRead More

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Misses the Mark

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Misses the Mark

Arts, Film July 31, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments

MOST OF MY friends – many of whom are die-hard comic book and superhero movie fans – decided not to see Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, and I can’t blame them. While I’m always aRead More

Responding to Tragedy

Responding to Tragedy

Editors' Pick, Opinion July 30, 2016 at 10:00 pm Comments

WHENEVER A TERRORIST attack occurs, across social media I’ve largely only seen friends mourning the dead, or decrying the lack of media coverage; or even claiming that the absence of public mourning for some victims isRead More

Lawson’s Andy Brown on…

Lawson’s Andy Brown on…

Arts, Editors' Pick, Music July 5, 2016 at 2:02 pm Comments

  …the Where My Love Goes music video: Adam [Pitts – drums] suggested to do something special for this video and I had already spoken to the lads about maybe proposing to my girlfriend, so we thought thatRead More

80 Days – A Delightful Adventure

80 Days – A Delightful Adventure

Arts, Games June 19, 2016 at 6:00 pm Comments

GAMES COVERAGE, UNDERSTANDABLY, often focuses on a handful of big releases every year. These releases tend to be big, content-rich experiences, often in open world, produced by teams of hundreds of developers backed by a largeRead More

Aberystwyth Mourns With the World Following Pulse Massacre

Aberystwyth Mourns With the World Following Pulse Massacre

This article multiple contains multiple references to mass shooting, LGBT discrimination and Isalmophobia. Reader discretion is advised. Even the cops present to protect us had rainbow epaulettes (sp?) in a nice, unobtrusive show of solidarity. ARead More

Muhammad Ali
1942 - 2016

Ali

IN AN INTERVIEW with Parkinson in 1971, about six months after his first professional loss by the gloves of Joe Fraizer, Ali admitted he didn’t box because he enjoyed it; he merely used it as aRead More

Overwatch: MOBAng for your buck?

Overwatch: MOBAng for your buck?

Arts, Games May 26, 2016 at 10:30 pm Comments

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT. The only reason I wasn’t fazed by the open beta for Overwatch, Activision Blizzard’s new multiplayer FPS that the shares the, uh, diverse cast of Team Fortress 2 and the charm to rivalRead More

Dry: Review

Dry: Review

Arts, Film May 25, 2016 at 3:11 pm Comments

SOME FILMS SEEK to thrill, to be a fun way to spend an hour and a half. Some seek to be expressive, to convey or encourage a certain emotion, be it laughter or sadness. Others seek toRead More

Local MP Mark Williams becomes Welsh Lib Dem leader

Local MP Mark Williams becomes Welsh Lib Dem leader

Aberystwyth News, News May 23, 2016 at 4:40 pm Comments

CEREDIGION’S long-serving MP Mark Williams has this week been made leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats. It was announced by the party’s National Executive Committee that he would be taking over from Kirsty Williams AM, whoRead More