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A Recent History of Oscar Snubs and Shocks

24/01/16

In light of the recently released 88th Academy Awards nominations, we look back at the biggest snubs and awards surprises of the past 10 years; from the films that everyone thought would be sure-fire …
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From Disco to Britpop: The Green Screen

22/01/16

How green screen changed the face of popular music, from MTV to the quirky indie videos of today. Words by Dominic Martin. One of the forefathers of the music video age was one of the first to use gre…
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Dancing in the Mirror

21/01/16

"The idea of being ‘followed’ is in a state of flux; it now discusses popularity, although there is still anxiety around the notion of ‘stalkers’ or more likely ‘trolls’." says Susie Rose Bennett Is u…
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And the Nominees are... Vote For Your Oscar Winners!

20/01/16

The nominations are in, but who do you want to win? At FACT on 18 February we'll be hosting our very own Oscars ceremony with winners voted for by you! After months of speculation and mounting excitem…
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Write it, Check it, Take out the Full Stops

20/01/16

A quick look at how Twitter has affected how we communicate through the written word by Callan Waldron-Hall, inspired by current exhibition Follow. Renowned for its 140-character-long Tweeting service…
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Our Young Blogger reviews The Revenant

18/01/16

“I’m not scared of death, I’ve already done it”. Our Young Blogger Oscar follows Leonardo DiCaprio on a life-or-death journey. This is a line from the Oscar nominated and action packed film The Revena…
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#hashtag

18/01/16

"I didn't realise that the whole social media game was set up and real life was embellished by filters and well written words" - what do you think? And how does Follow address this statement? It was m…
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The Reverent Revenant

18/01/16

After what can be regarded as the mildest December in recent memory, The Revenant brings a devastatingly harsh chill to the bones, reminding us not only that it is winter, but also just how powerful o…
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The Force Awakens: Star Wars Review

15/01/16

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….Okay, so it wasn't that long ago that is was first released and its basically been shown in every cinema across the world, can you take a guess? Words by Bet…
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FACTLab: Hope Sessions

14/01/16

Earlier this week, FACTLab hosted a series of art and tech induction sessions for a group of 40 first-year art students from Liverpool Hope University... here's what happened. The sessions were led by…
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