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Live and loud: La Roux

Back in 2009, I felt like I’d been transported back into the 80s. La Roux’s self-titled debut album was covered in synth, catchy beats, and electronic grooves. Almost every track on the album could have been a single – they ...

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To the Edge of Shadows by Joanne Graham

Back in 2012, Joanne Graham won the Luke Bitmead Bursary for her debut novel, the largest bursary for unpublished writers in the UK, run by Legend Press. Lacey’s House received a lot of praise and made its way to the ...

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Horns: The devil has claimed you!

Every now and then a film comes along with an original idea (yes, ignoring the fact that it was an adaptation of a book for now). Hollywood is a sausage factory of samey films, with studios apprehensive of taking risks ...

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Nightcrawler: If it bleeds, it leads…

Tales of the morally superior are overdone. As are stories of someone in a bad place, who makes bad decisions, finding a turning point in their lives and realizing the error of their ways. And then there’s stories of antiheroes. Nightcrawler takes ...

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