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Review: The Purge Election Year (2016)

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)

The latest sci-fi thriller to sink your teeth into

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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Billy Bragg speaks to The Linc

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Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Billy Bragg will take to the stage at the Lincoln’s Engine Shed later this month.

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Sofie Hagen on coping with anxiety and her new stand-up tour

Photo: Andrew McGibbon

Edinburgh Comedy Best Newcomer 2015 award winner Sofie Hagen is not a woman who is afraid to speak her mind on the topics which sit close to her heart. Topics which many may find uncomfortable to open up about.

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Mark Thomas: ‘America has elected a man who has been publicly endorsed by the KKK, and that is f*****g terrifying.’

Mark's latest show the Big Red Shed is on it's way to Lincoln. Photo: Unavoidable PR

In the early hours of Wednesday November 9, 2016 it was decided that Donald J. Trump would be the next president of the United States of America.

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Review: Regina Spektor – Remember Us To Life

Regina Spektor-Remember Us To Life

Four years after her last LP, Regina Spektor returns with Remember Us To Life, an album almost bursting with clever, haunting lyrics and deceivingly sweet melodies.

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Trainspotting 2 trailer released

Trainspotting 2

20 years ago a film was released which has since seen a massive cult following. Danny Boyle has revived one of his biggest films and Trainspotting 2 is hitting our screens early next year.

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October Book Club


Each month a selection of writers will be writing short reviews on different books that have caught their attention that month. For October, each writer chose a book they had read recently and couldn’t put down.

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Review: Doctor Strange (2016)

The newest addition to the MCU is a bit more magical than we've seen before. Photo: Marvel Studios

Benedict Cumberbatch plays the eponymous main character – a dry, egotistical wonder surgeon who – after suffering permanent damage to his hands – embarks on a healing pilgrimage so he can go back to being a doctor again.

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