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Black Mirror: The Waldo Moment

I'm going to be upfront about this: I was a little underwhelmed by this episode. As the final of Series 2 of Charlie Brooker's 'Black Mirror', I was expecting it ...
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Black Mirror: White Bear

For the second week in a row, Black Mirror has managed to make me well up, however this episode left me feeling more nauseas than emotional. If 'Be Right Back' was ...
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Black Mirror: Be Right Back

The first series of Black Mirror absolutely blew my mind. If you haven't seen it, I suggest you go and watch it here. I wrote an article about the second ...
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Back to the Future

Great Scott! One of my favourite films was on telly last week, and I think the best way to enjoy Back to the Future is whilst eating your way out ...
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WALL-E

It seems apt, considering all the hubbub surrounding 'Curiosity' landing on Mars and Pixar's '25 Years of Animation' to dedicate this article to the most adorable and loveable animated robot I've ever ...
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A Clockwork Orange

One of the most controversial films of its age, and still provocative today, 'A Clockwork Orange' [1971] was Stanley Kubrick's film adaptation of Anthony Burgess' novella of the same name ...
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Black Mirror: 15 Million Merits

By the time you read this I will be thousands of miles away Down Under, in the land of Oz. I'll be back in a few weeks, so I've figured ...
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Black Mirror: The National Anthem

Charlie Brooker is famed for his sarcastic critique of modern society, and particularly scathing and pessimistic humour directed towards the media. Black Mirror portrays the dark side of technology in ...
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Battle Royale

Admittedly, I first heard of this cult classic in the rush of reaction to Suzanne Collins' "The Hunger Games". But glad I am that I was alerted to what has ...
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I Am Legend

Richard Matheson's 1954 'I Am Legend' influenced the work of Stephen King and spawned a number of cinematic loose 'adaptations', such as George Romero's 'Night of the Living Dead' (1968), ...
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Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

I must say, the initial thing that attracted me to "Never Let Me Go" was the trailer for  2010 film starring Carey Mulligan, one of my favourite actresses, Keira Knightley and ...
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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Huxley is known for being a descendent of Thomas Huxley, a defender of Charles Darwin [known as "Darwin's Bulldog"] when the latter published his theory of evolution, as well as ...
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