Reviews

Utopia

Film Review by Lucia Watson Ahhhh, O-Week. A chance to kill off a few brain cells before the readings pile up, right? Not necessarily. On the last night of O-Week, Nura Gili hosted a screening of John Pilger’s new documentary Utopia, which was a welcome change from the usual drinking …

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Sphero 2.0 Review

On the outside, Sphero is a small, durable, Bluetooth-enabled ball made of plastic that can light itself up and roll itself around. On the inside, there’s a soft, creamy centre… er, I mean, there’s a bunch of accelerometers inside, so it knows where it is and which way it’s pointing …

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Wild Beasts – Present Tense

Album Review by Kyle Redman The sonic evolution of UK quartet Wild Beasts through previous albums, Limbo, Panto, Two Dancers and Smother, presents itself in its most complete form on Present Tense. Their fourth record, and one that’s essentially guitar-less, sees the band lose their raw musical drama in place …

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The Day the Laughter Stopped

[youtube_sc url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYU7owEgJgg”] Game Review by Sarah Fernandes Trigger warning: rape, discussion of rape culture The splash screen for The Day the Laughter Stopped is graced by a hauntingly vague video compilation of the game’s praises, set to the sound of waves crashing along a shore. “It’s hard to play this …

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