Tattoos in Japanese Culture

Tattoos in Japanese Culture

By Gregor Crawford 文化爆弾は素晴らしいです Nah I don’t know either. You may think the following article is going to be an article about dodgy Japanese translated tattoos, but you would be wrong my friends! The topic on hand is both deceivingly interesting and strikes a thought – tattoos in Japanese culture.

Review: The Dark Knight Rises

By Robert Bayley. This review contains spoilers. He’s actually done it. Christopher Nolan has created the latest Great Trilogy. Nolan’s Dark Knight series of Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and now The Dark Knight Rises can comfortably stand shoulder to shoulder with the likes of The Lord of the Rings and Star Wars. The Dark … Continue reading

Film review: Twixt

Film review: Twixt

by Mark Walker Director: Francis Ford Coppola. Screenplay: Francis Ford Coppola. Starring: Val Kilmer, Bruce Dern, Elle Fanning, Ben Chaplin, Joanne Whalley, David Paymer, Alden Ehrenreich, Anthony Fusco, Don Novello, Ryan Simpkins. Narrator: Tom Waits. Having crafted such classics as The Godfather parts I & II, The Conversation and Apocalypse Now, director Francis Ford Coppola … Continue reading

Film review: Coriolanus

Film review: Coriolanus

by Mark Walker Director: Ralph Fiennes. Screenplay: John Logan. Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Chastain, James Nesbitt, Paul Jesson, Lubna Azabal, Ashraf Barhom, Dragan Mieanovie, Jon Snow. As a personal rule, I don’t watch adaptations of William Shakespeare’s works unless I’ve read the play beforehand. I like to have a … Continue reading

Review: Magenta Harvest, Apparition of Ending

Review: Magenta Harvest, Apparition of Ending

By Georgi Bomb Starting off as a two man project in 2005, featuring Timo K and Janne. Four years down the line they were joined by second guitarist, Timo H, bassist, Jonas (Chthonian) and vocalist Mathias (Finntroll) who completed Magenta Harvest’s line up and their first demo, A Familiar Room, was recorded. Now it is … Continue reading

Review: Spawn of Posession, Incurso

Review: Spawn of Posession, Incurso

By Georgi Bomb It’s been five years and the wait has definitely been worth it. Spawn of Possession release their debut Relapse album, Incurso, and to use a singular word to describe it: technical. There is definitely a fresh sound amongst the standard technical death metal structure. Starting off with the inevitable intro track but … Continue reading

Tattoos: considering your first

Tattoos: considering your first

By Gregor Crawford So you’ve decided to go ahead with it. You’ve found a design you’re happy with, you’ve scouted for the perfect artist. It has taken a few months and a lot of saving but it’ll be worth it. You’re about to commit to one of very few things you are actually bound to … Continue reading

Sex sells – Stephanie has it all figured out

Sex sells – Stephanie has it all figured out

By Stephanie Women need a reason to have sex. Men just need a place So after much research, debates, arguments and awkward silences… I finally reached a verdict: The majority of men are fairly simple. Consisting of eating take-out food, sleeping all day and partying all night, drinking booze whilst watching the football/chatting up another “bird” who isn’t their … Continue reading