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REVIEW: Django Unchained

Attracting a whirlwind of controversy on its way, Django Unchained hits UK cinemas this week. Tarantino returns after a three year hiatus, bringing his trademark mixture of sharp wit and gut-wrenching violence to the spaghetti Western genre. This is a … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Gangster Squad

Upon first viewing the trailer for Gangster Squad, it was hard to keep up with the array of big stars involved. Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Emma Stone and the now somewhat infamous Ryan Gosling. I must admit, I was dubious … Continue reading

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Grand Theft Auto V: Trailer #2

It looks like Rockstar are pulling out all the stops once again for their next installation of the Grand Theft Auto series. Hopping across the States, GTA V is set on the West Coast and looks like it will include … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings Demographics Visualised

Having just finished reading ‘The Hobbit’ ahead of it’s theatrical release this Christmas, I’ve become slightly obsessed with the world of Tolkein. Published by Emil Johansson earlier this year, the LotR Project has attracted fevered interest. Gaining praise from casual … Continue reading

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Google sells out of Nexus 4 in 30 minutes

As with the Nexus 7 tablet, Google shocked the UK tech world when it announced the pricing structure of it’s new flagship handset. Departing from Samsung for the latest iteration of the Nexus, Google and LG has priced their new … Continue reading

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Wii U unboxed by Nintendo President, Mr. Iwata

The unboxing video. A staple of tech blogs, from the humble bedroom blogger right through to professional outfits such as Engadget. A phenomenon older than YouTube, various brands have leaped on the possibilites this trend presents. Samsung, for example, famously asked some … Continue reading

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I’m a big fan of this Tumblr by Christopher Moloney called FILMography. He appears to have painstakingly picked out locations in New York which appear in his favourite movies. He then returns with a camera and a photograph of a shot … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Skyfall

Never before has a James Bond film attracted so much hype. Skyfall nearly didn’t happen. With Ian Fleming’s back catalogue quickly running dry and MGM experiencing serious financial problems it seemed we had seen the end of 007. However, with … Continue reading

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Apple release the iPad Mini

Steve Jobs may well be turning in his grave at the news that Apple has launched it’s first iPad Mini. Despite their visionary ex-CEO stating that 7-inch tablets would be ‘dead-on-arrival’ when they came to market, the Apple guided by … Continue reading

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BNTL 5th Anniversary mix by SMUTLEE

Esteemed lifestyle blog BNTL (Better Never Than Late, if you’re not ‘down with the kids’) are hosting a 5th anniversary party this Thursday. Featuring a host of special guest DJ’s, the Thursday night party in on Hoxton Street looks set … Continue reading

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