Tag: lockdown

Film

Cinema v home streaming

It’s lockdown three and cinemas are starved of customers, but does streaming deserve to survive as our main method of movie consumption? Is cinema or home streaming superior? For me, the lack of buffering is a colossal advantage of the cinema; who wants to have their film interrupted? But should that mean that cinema’s best?…

Travel

How to be miserable in lockdown

Lockdown 2, while less alien than the first, is still a wonderful opportunity to descend into misery and despair. It’s easier than you might think, so easy that you might be doing it already. If you’re serious about getting miserable, the first thing to consider is your sleep schedule. You should endeavour to wake up…

Gaming, Venue

Lockdown Games Part II

The 2017 reincarnation of Star Wars Battlefront II has proven to be a game that I just can’t stop playing during both of this year’s lockdowns. Despite the criticism it received in previous years, the game now feels fully complete to me and I wish that the developers would continue to work on this tremendously…

Gaming, Venue

Lockdown Games Part II

Pokémon Platinum is a welcome respite to the stress of lockdown. Any time I want to squeeze some serotonin into my life, I boot up my ancient Nintendo DS, wipe my completed game file, and start playing again from scratch.  You play as a Pokémon trainer, travel through the Sinnoh region, battle and capture Pokémon…

Film, Venue

Lockdown Viewing: Studio Ghibli

With the return of lockdown and sunsets starting at 4pm, spirits are understandably quite low. Studio Ghibli films have been a place of security and comfort for viewers over the years, with something there for everyone.  Founded in 1985, Studio Ghibli is a Japanese animation studio, forefronted by our lord and saviour Hayao Miyazaki. Although…

Main Stories, News

PM Announces New Coronavirus Measures from Thursday

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced new measures that will apply to the whole of England, expected to last for four weeks starting on Thursday.  According to the measures, people in England will be told to stay at home, with all hospitality and non essential shots set to close. However schools, universities and nurseries…

Arts

Norwich Theatre heads outside after months in lockdown

Norwich Theatre has paired up with the Norwich-based circus company Lost In Translation to create Interlude in Chapelfield Gardens, a pop-up venue intended to host productions from 10th August to 20th September. Featuring comedy, music, circus acts and some productions that were expected to perform at the Norwich Theatre Playhouse pre-lockdown, Interlude is hosting big…

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    Favourite song covers
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    Is this author 14 years old with absolutely zero knowledge on music? Has to be. Two out of three songs are irrelevant. Both by shitty bands. Who paid for this?…
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