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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…

Features

The Great Rise of ‘Studytube’

The back to uni rush is coming to an end, marking the start of a new academic year, and the most popular time of year for the new YouTube phenomenon which has been dubbed ‘StudyTube’.  In the same way that there are online communities for fans of make-up, games, and books, a community has sprung…

Travel

Best hospitality services

A huge part of travel is accommodation, and the service it claims to provide. A bad place to stay can be incredibly detrimental to the enjoyment of a trip, but what makes a place good? With sites like AirBnB, sometimes part of the fun of it is taking a gamble, because the absolutely perfect accommodation…

Travel

Strange attractions to visit

The world is full of strange things and the UK is no exception to this. A day trip out or a weekend away from Norwich provides the perfect opportunity to experience these bizarre attractions. The Devil’s Punchbowl: just the name of it is bizarre and intriguing. This mysterious pond, not far from Thetford, randomly fills…

Global

Pranksters to be driven away from YouTube under new rules

When Jake Paul strapped on a blindfold and took to the busy Los Angeles streets he was probably hoping for some views on his YouTube channel and for his ‘bird box challenge’ to go viral. While it might have got views, the reaction that has followed couldn’t be further from positive. Following a rise in…

Music

IDLES: This Snowflake is an Avalanche

Following their critically acclaimed debut album Brutalism, the Bristol-based quintet IDLES have supported big names such as the Maccabees and Foo Fighters. But it was their most recent release, Joy as an Act of Resistance, that threw them headfirst into mass popularity. What is it about this new album that has caught the attention of…

Sport

Tennis aim for success

It is that time of the year again where we start to get excited for the new BUCS Season. New season means new team members and most importantly, new goals. Tennis is a popular sport in the UK and I feel like after the success of Andy Murray, it became more popular. However, if you…

OldVenue, TV

Making a Netflix Hit

The Netflix documentary Making a Murderer, which was filmed over the course of ten years, follows Stephen Avery’s original prison sentence and exoneration in its first episode, and his second major arrest and trial in the remaining nine episodes. The documentary is the story of a troubled man, convicted of sexual assault and attempted murder…

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