Tag: mystery

Books

Review: ‘We Were Liars’ by E. Lockhart

When I began reading ‘We Were Liars’ by E. Lockhart, I was full of hope, looking forward to a story of mystery, intrigue and secrets. This hope quickly vanished, and I’ve been thinking about this book for a while, because of how disappointed I was. ‘We Were Liars’ tells the story of Cadence Sinclair, of…

Gaming, Venue

LA Noire: Revisited

Ahh, ‘The City Of Angels’… how I’ve missed you. The streets of 1947 Los Angeles sprawl before my eyes once more. I’ve already had a belly-full of it. Yes, that’s right. I fully completed the 2011 original back in the day. But this time it’s personal (and has upgraded graphics), so I’ll take my best…

Gaming

Spooky Games

In honour of this spooky time, we’ve put together a list of our favourite games to play near Halloween. To kick it off, I’m going to nominate The Last of Us which in my mind is one of the greatest games, period. Playing as Joel, a man haunted by his past, you must keep sassy…

Film, TV

My Favourite Horror: ‘IT’ (2017)

Now, prior to 2015 the scariest thing I saw was the final Hunger Games film. (very embarrassing, I know) I am very much a scaredy cat. Over the past 4 years I have been delving into horror with my hands over my eyes. It wasn’t until 2017 that I found perhaps my favorite horror to…

Music, Venue

An interview with King Nun

When I first met Theo Polyzoides, it was in the upstairs of the LCR (who knew it had an upstairs?) and I’d met all the other band members of King Nun on the way in, having spoken to Nathan Gane and Caius Stockley-Young for a few minutes outside while waiting for the interview. It felt…

TV

The philosophy of… A Series of Unfortunate Events

Netflix’s adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events has something to teach all of us, regardless of whether we are adults or children. The show explores issues such as morality, the importance of education and family, and the oft-forgotten trials that children face. The story centres around the three Baudelaire orphans, Violet (Malina Weissman), Klaus…

Film

Bring the Martinis Because A Simple Favour is a Trip

“Secrets are like margarine, easy to spread, bad for the heart.” Literally. Paul Feig and Jessica Sharzer’s vivacious adaptation of Darcey Bell’s 2017 addictive novel, A Simple Favour, brings together the famous faces of Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect), Blake Lively (The Age of Adelaide) and Crazy Rich Asians breakout Henry Golding to produce a two punch…

Science

Mystery over mass death of antelopes

The mystery of why 200,000 antelopes in Kazakhstan dropped to the floor dead back in 2015 caused a major investigation. Scientists have now come to believe that the mass die-off, which wiped out the majority of the world’s population of Saiga antelopes, was caused by environmental factors. The cause of death was originally discovered to…

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