Online/Offline – By Grace Latter

Why do people make friends online? Why do people sustain friendships online? Why do people value their online peers more highly than their "real life" friends, the ones they see on a daily basis? Social networking is an unavoidable part of modern life. For my generation, it's our oxygen. We spend hours indoors hunched over …

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Why Aren’t Funny Movies Considered Good Movies? – Phil Rowlandson

Comedy is one of the biggest genres in the world of film and has spawned almost every sub-genre possible. There is horror comedy, romantic comedy, zombie comedy, romantic zombie comedy, satire, black comedy… you get the point. With more comedies than you can shake a stick at hitting the big screen every year for the …

Prometheus review – by Jack Connell

Scientist couple Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) and Charlie Holloway (Logan Marshall-Green) discover the same star map among several ancient unrelated cultures (Egyptian, Sumerian, Mesolithic etc.), despite none of them being in contact. Believing the co-ordinates lead to a higher cosmic authority, Shaw and Holloway are employed by the Weyland Corporation to lead an expedition on-board …

The Chernobyl Diaries – Reviewed by Holly Lucas

*WARNING: SPOILERS* Being a grade A Geography student, the new film, The Chernobyl Diaries should have satisfied the part of me that wanted to learn some more facts about the plant explosion, the desertion of 45,000 people from Pripyat, and the 1000 people that returned to live in the contaminated zone. Right? Actually, it followed facts …