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Bring On 2013: The Events You Don’t Want To Miss

Bring On 2013: The Events You Don’t Want To Miss

Backbencher December 13, 2012 2

2012 has been an unforgettable year. The Jubilee and the Olympics are just two of the highlights amongst many. Everyone will remember 2012 as the year that Andy Murray won his first Grand Slam,

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‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’: Another Incredible Adventure In Middle Earth

‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’: Another Incredible Adventure In Middle Earth

Backbencher December 13, 2012 3

When Peter Jackson first decided to adapt Tolkien’s legendary Lord Of The Rings stories for film he struggled to convince film companies that it needed to be a trilogy. ‘Put everything into one film’

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‘Life Of Pi’: Taming The Tiger

‘Life Of Pi’: Taming The Tiger

Backbencher December 13, 2012 1

Saying that Ang Lee had his work cut out for him when adapting Yann Martel’s Life Of Pi is similar to saying that Henry VII was ‘a bit choosy’ when it came to women.

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Lauren In London: Take A Tour With A Twist

Lauren In London: Take A Tour With A Twist

Lauren O'Callaghan November 23, 2012 1

If you think you’ve seen all there is to see of London then think again because Occupy London are about to open your eyes. A tour with a twist: the Occupy London Tours are the perfect

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Alt-J’s ‘An Awesome Wave’ is cool but not cool

Alt-J’s ‘An Awesome Wave’ is cool but not cool

Backbencher November 9, 2012 3

Alt-J are achingly en pointe with their brand of oddball geek chic. They’re ‘cool but not cool’, which obviously makes them EVEN COOLER. Named after the Mac keyboard shortcut to make a triangle (ooohhh!),

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Lauren In London: Day Of The Dead Festival

Lauren In London: Day Of The Dead Festival

Lauren O'Callaghan November 2, 2012 2

Popular Mexican restaurant Wahaca is bringing the Mexican Day of the Dead to London this weekend with their Day of the Dead Festival at the Old Vic Tunnels. With live music, food and art

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This Month’s Must-See Movies: November

This Month’s Must-See Movies: November

Lauren O'Callaghan November 2, 2012 3

Fancy a trip to the cinema but have no idea what to watch? November’s packed full of brilliant films, so to help you out here’s our five must-see movies of the month. The Master

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Become a part of Hollywood history with the ‘Hollywood Costume’ exhibition

Become a part of Hollywood history with the ‘Hollywood Costume’ exhibition

Backbencher October 26, 2012 0

Growing up in rural Australia, nothing seemed further from the bright lights of Hollywood Boulevard, and although 15 years on I’m no closer to Tinsel Town, the V&A’s ‘Hollywood Costume’ exhibition is almost as

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Warner Bros’ Harry Potter Studio Tour Makes Magic!

Warner Bros’ Harry Potter Studio Tour Makes Magic!

Backbencher October 12, 2012 1

When J. K. Rowling dreamed up the idea of a brave boy wizard on a train to London, even literary experts weren’t convinced her idea was worth publishing. Shoved to the bottom of the

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Lauren In London: Never Underestimate The Lure Of A Good Library

Lauren In London: Never Underestimate The Lure Of A Good Library

Lauren O'Callaghan October 12, 2012 2

So, I’ve recently moved house and along with all the usual stressful problems (ice-cream melting during transport etc) I just discovered that it’s going to be almost a month before we can get the

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