Tag: 2017

Film

The death of DVD

In the last decade society has shifted from having DVD’s lining the shelves of TV cabinets and bookcases, to streaming sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime dominating the film and television industry.  DVDs were a phenomenon when they were first invented and changed the shape of both the television and film industries. Unlike CD’s, the…

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Looking back at 2017

The idea that 2016 was a bad year is not an especially new one; from the deaths of prominent celebrities to political developments causing society to become increasingly divided, there was a general consensus that 2017 could only get better. However, my own experience over the last 12 months started with a general malaise and…

Editor's column

2017 is drawing to a close…

2017 is drawing to a close, the end of term bringing Concrete’s traditional round-ups and reflections with it. There was a general election, UEA brought the Derby Day trophy home once again, and a controversial statue made its home on the roof of the Library. Concrete interviewed Stephen Fry, Ed Balls, Michael Palin, Harriet Harman…

Fashion

25 fashion trends of 2017

Five Shoe Trends – Sophie Bunce As the weather gets warmer our feet are finally freed. Forget the winter months in heavy boots and fur lined trainers, spring is here to let us shop for strappy sandals once more. 5 key trends seen on the runway this season include sling back heels, classic pumps with a twist,…

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