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Festival Preview: Party at the Palace 2021

Update: As of 15th July, festival organisers have elected to cancel this year’s Party at the Palace as a result of current Covid-19 restrictions. Party at the Palace has become one of the mainstays of the festival scene in Scotland over the years and this year’s festival is one of special significance as it will …

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Review: The Tomorrow War

I didn’t really know much about The Tomorrow War going in aside from the fact Chris Pratt was in it and it had something to do with time travel and aliens and to be honest I’m glad that was the case and as such I’m going to do my best to avoid spoilers in this …

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Review: Bobby Gillespie & Jehnny Beth – “Utopian Ashes”

Bobby Gillespie (Primal Scream) and Jehnny Beth (Savages) may seem like an odd pairing but they’ve come together to release Utopian Ashes, one of the most original and musically interesting albums I’ve heard in a while. However, as we all know, originality alone isn’t always a recipe for success and with so much material out …

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Review: Freaky

Truth be told I was really looking forward to seeing Freaky when I first starting to see reviews for the film pop up late last year but I ended up forgetting about it soon after because there was no UK release date in sight at the time. It wasn’t until I seen a new trailer …

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Website Update: July 2021

Where has this year gone? I can’t believe we’re halfway through 2021 already. They say time flies when you’re having fun and if that’s the case I’ve been having an absolute blast this year. June was a quieter month for the website overall but I think some of that may be something to do with …

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Festival Preview: Wildfire Festival 2021

I haven’t been to Wildfire Festival in a few years now due to work however I can honestly say that while it may not be the biggest festival out there, it was consistently one of the best. Without meaning to sound like a hipster, I was at the very first Wildfire Festival back in 2012 …

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Blog: Beginning the Weight Loss / Fitness Journey

Like many of us the world over, I’ve put on a little weight over the last year or so while in lockdown. I’ve been spending my days going from my bed to my desk before finishing work and planking my fat arse on the couch and heading to bed to start the cycle over again. …

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Review: The Ice Road

Liam Neeson stars as Grumpy Old Man #812 in The Ice Road, a race against time style thriller that sees a group ice road truckers haul ass across the Canadian wilderness to deliver crucial supplies needed to aid in the recue effort of trapped miners after a cave in at a diamond mine. In theory …

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Feature: 25 (Mostly) Forgotten Family Films

With schools in Scotland already beginning to break up for the summer holidays, we’ve decided to take a look back at some of those forgotten family films that we grew up with that have more or less been forgotten for one reason or another. Film franchises like Star Wars, Harry Potter and the Marvel Cinematic …

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Revisited: The Last of Us Part II

It has been a year since The Last of Us Part II was released and in that year the game has had more than a few negative comments made towards both it and the game’s creative team. However, while some of that understandable to an extent, after all people had their own preconceptions about what …

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