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Cinema Review - Slow West

In the 19th century, a young man named Jay (Kodi Smit-McPhee) sets out from Scotland to travel across America and find the woman he loves. Along the way, he falls in with the mysterious outlaw Silas (Michael Fassbender) who agrees to help in on his journey, for a price. 331 more words

Movie

O Fassbender σε γουέστερν!

Κατά την διάρκεια των τελευταίων επτά ετών που η καριέρα του έχει απογειωθεί, έχουμε δει τον Michael Fassbender σε πολλούς και διάφορους ρόλους, και σε αρκετά διαφορετικά κινηματογραφικά είδη, αλλά είναι η πρώτη φορά που ο Γερμανοϊρλανδός ηθοποιός δοκιμάζεται σε γουέστερν. 21 more words

TOY KOYTIOY!

Christmas war letters - 1916

‘It’s quite a novelty to see a real white Christmas. This is the first I have seen for years.’

Surely this rotten luck of being separated at Christmas can’t go on forever… 2,181 more words

National

Come on, be more skeptical!

I popped over to Bishop Hill today – something I haven’t done for a while – and noticed that Andrew (to whom I haven’t always been particularly complementary) was promoting a new paper about… 677 more words

Climate Change

When The Ghosts Of Real Labour Are Lamenting Your Values The Comrades Have A Problem With The Wrong Kind Of Union

Hey everyone. As the race for the referendum enters its final lap it seems that it’s all getting a bit too much for Scottish Labour Leader Johann Lamont who and I think it is fair to say this has not enjoyed the best week of her political career. 1,265 more words

Contemporary meets medieval

Earlier this year a contemporary, stained glass triptych was installed in Norwich Cathedral. First thought – what makes stained glass different to oil paintings, watercolours, sculpture, bronzes and most textiles, well, it lets light THROUGH. 457 more words

Contemporary Culture & Design

A Challenge to Public Taste

John McLean were a leading West Midlands builder, building up a reputation for its McLean housing (see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McLean_Homes). 

The company prided itself on their innovation, standard of design, and having their own in-house architecture team – something of a rarity in post-war mass building… 216 more words

Research