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    REVIEWED: TxT – The Dream Chapter: Star

    Big Hit Entertainment have been teasing with videos since the start of the year, and on 4thMarch, Tomorrow X Together debuted with their first EP The Dream Chapter: Star.  For those who are unaware, Big Hit Entertainment are the label who manage Global K-Pop superstars, BTS, and if you haven’t heard of BTS over the past year, then you must’ve been living under a rock. However, TxT are the first artist who Big Hit are debuting since they debuted BTS, so the talent must be there if the label who manage the biggest boy band in the world have debuted them. According to Big Hit, the name of the band…

  • Film & TV,  Media

    Top Books and Films for February!

    Since February is a month widely associated with happiness, as it plays host to Valentine’s Day, and reading and movie nights are two things that make me very happy, I thought I’d share some of my top recommendations for books and movies with connections to love for you to enjoy this month. My choices may seem a bit odd at first but bear with me and all will become clear. Books Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone I will take every opportunity I get to rave about the Harry Potter series, but do not think that I’ve shoe-horned this book in here for the sake of it. The first instalment…

  • Media,  Music

    Slam Dunk Festival 2019 – Final Artists Announced!

    Today, Slam Dunk announced the final wave artists for the 2019 festival. The stand out names from this announcement are UK pop punk heavyweights, Neck Deep, Boston Manor and As It Is, as well as big names from across the pond in The Plot In You and grandson.   This year’s festival will be the 14th edition of the alternative rock festival, but this year will be the first time that the Leeds date won’t be in the city centre. Instead, the organisers have acquired Temple Newsam Park, a short shuttle bus journey away from the city centre. This move followed a successful trial of the “South” leg of the festival,…

  • Gaming,  Media

    Gaming: A Week in Review – 13/02/19

    Hello! This is going to be the first of my weekly gaming digests, small articles where I go over recent major events of interest in the gaming industry, and boy have we got some interesting events to go over. PC Building Simulator comes out of Early Access into a fully-fledged game: PC Building Simulator, a game that does exactly what it says on the tin, without any fuss, or hassle. This game has been in Steam Early Access since March, and since then its grown into a fully-fledged game over the months, and has received a host of updates which add more and more content to the game, some major…

  • Film & TV,  Media

    Russian Doll: Heart at the Core of Netflix’s New Dark Comedy

    Natasha Lyon is having a bad day, again and again and again, in Netflix’s sensational Groundhog Day-esque comedy drama. Nadia (Natasha Lyon) is celebrating her 36th birthday at her friend Maxine’s (Greta Lee) apartment, a massive downtown Manhattan space lavished with modern art. The room is filled with culturally rich friends, drink, drugs and fine food. After leaving the party to go looking for her missing cat, Nadia is hit by a taxi. Seconds later we are back at the party and Nadia is back in the exuberantly decorated bathroom we started in. And there in a nutshell is Nadia’s predicament. No matter what she chooses, she just cannot make…

  • Film & TV,  Media

    Sex Education on Netflix, it’s exactly what you think it is:

    Sex Education on Netflix is an interesting series, starring Asa Butterfield who has appeared in films such as The Space Between Us, and Ender’s Game. Asa Butterfield plays teenager Otis Milburn, who surprisingly can’t get it on, besides being surrounded by a plethora of sexual references and innuendos, for his mother, Jean Milburn is a sex therapist. Yes, a sex therapist. But in a high school where everyone is nearly having sex, about to have sex and is having sex, it feels very weird for Otis, but Otis has a hidden talent in a school full of sex obsessed teenagers; he can be a sex therapist, well an underground sex…

  • Film & TV,  Media

    The Fyre: Review

    The party that never happened!  This documentary tells the story step by step of Billy McFarland and his FYRE festival (or lack of one).  Chris Smith is the director of the exclusive Netflix original documentary detailing the disappointing music festival. This outrageous story starts its tale in 2013 when Bill McFarland founded his 1st gold mine “Magnisis”; a very exclusive invitation-only credit card.   2017 is when it all truly kicked off for McFarland and the co-founder of FYRE, Ja Rule. Their plan was to create a magical festival, in the middle of nowhere, out of nothing. An island in the Bahamas, where notorious drug lord and murderer Pablo Escabar once…