Author Archives: Alex Slater

The Linc’s In The Spotlight: D.I.D

The Linc brings some of the most underappreciated bands of today into the spotlight, this week, none other than ‘D.I.D’.

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January Book Club – Historical Reads

The theme for The Linc’s January book club was Historical Fiction, with everyone free to choose any title within this genre to review.

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Review: La La Land (2017)

  In an attempt to revive the classic Hollywood musical is Damien Chazelle’s (Whiplash) La La Land; a tale of inspiration, romance, jazz and, above all, the American Dream. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone form an idyllic L.A. couple, Mia and Seb, both fed up with their jobs and desperate for their breakthrough, complete with mesmerising […]

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Review: Foxygen – Hang

I can’t say I’ve ever had more than a passing interest for L.A. based progressive pop outfit Foxygen’s music; the only album that impressed me in their discography was 2011’s Take the Kids Off Broadway. 

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Review: Street Cat Named Bob

If you’re still looking for a feel-good movie to get you in the right spirit for holiday season, let me introduce you to Bob, the sassiest and cutest cat on screen in ages.

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BBC Introducing’s Matt Wills set to play Lincoln SU pub

Matt Wills is a young singer-songwriter from London, setting out on a tour with ‘Coffee House Sessions’, which is a national acoustic touring circuit that provides fresh artists with exposure through performances in coffee houses across the UK. Matt’s music is acoustic at heart, but also features 80’s and hip hop elements, and all his […]

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November Book Club – Literary Classics

The theme for The Linc’s November book club was ‘rediscovered classics’, with every member choosing a title from the literary canon to review. Peter Pan – J M Barrie (Reviewed by Laura Taylor) J M Barrie’s universally renowned novel Peter Pan epitomises the magic of children’s literature. This epic tale of love, friendship and virtuousness […]

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Review: The Purge Election Year (2016)

This film balances the murderous and political story lines with pure dystopian grace.

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Review: The Weeknd – Starboy

In the early hours of this morning, The Weeknd finally released his new album ‘Starboy’ after teasing the world with short films, pre-releases, clothing brands and the whole spiel that comes with releasing one of the most anticipated albums of 2016.

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Review: Arrival (2016)

Films involving an alien first contact tend to be loud, in-your-face, macho slugfests that show the inferior, powerless human race come together to fight an evil horde of super-powered mutants.

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