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Review: Star Trek Beyond

27/07/16

“Why Star Trek?” is the question asked by a band of weary, idealistic explorers driven to seek out strange new worlds and chase meaning at the very edge of the final frontier.  It's also the meta-ques…
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Prelude to Suicide Squad: Women of the DC Universe

27/07/16

Batman V Superman is over and justice has apparently dawned. Following from the events of Zack Snyder’s divisive movie, the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) is beginning to stretch into new territory: a wo…
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Film Articles
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A Studio Ghibli Retrospective

27/07/16

A brief and very personal look at true kings of animation, magic and wonder; the always astounding, Studio Ghibli, whose feature The Tale of Princess Kaguya shows tonight at FACT. Words by Joel Smith.…
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Review: Maggie's Plan

21/07/16

Maggie's Plan is a delightful throwback New York City based Rom-com that wouldn't seem out of place amongst the filmography of directors such as Woody Allen or (a less shallow) Noah Baumbach. While it…
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Review: The Neon Demon

21/07/16

A slick, stylish and most certainly grotesque addition to the Winding Refn library that focuses on female beauty and vanity and the general consumption and exploitation of those assets that, despite i…
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News
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Get involved with Creative Technology this Summer

20/07/16

Events and activities for young people and families at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), Liverpool. This summer, we're offering a range of exciting activities for young people and fam…
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Film Articles
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Culture Shock: Movie Round-Up

19/07/16

Taking a break from sharpening pointed instruments and writing pages of darkly-humorous psychopathy, arthouse auteur Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive, Only God Forgives) has curated a new season to screen …
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Film Articles
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Film Review: Ghostbusters

19/07/16

When Paul Feig announced he was making a new Ghostbusters movie, he had a lot to live up to, with the original movie leaving behind a legendary legacy of mega fans and fanatics. The new film's plot an…
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Blog Post
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7 real-life reasons why Pokémon Go is legendary

14/07/16

The hardest decision I’ve ever had to make was choosing between Charmander, Squirtle or Bulbasaur in Pokémon Red. It’s with the staggered launch of Pokémon Go, that as nostalgia hungry gamers, we’re b…
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Blog Post
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Mark Titchner: Public Artworks for Burnley

12/07/16

Callan Waldron-Hall has enjoyed his experience so much that he keeps returning to Burnley! For the final Networked Narrative workshop with Mark Titchner, he reports on the day and what young people of…
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