I See You – The xx

Release Date – 13th January 2017 After making waves with their Mercury-prize-winning debut album ‘xx’ and then struggling to stay afloat with the sparse and arid ‘Coexist’, The xx return with a more expansive sound that sees them play with a new, Jamie xx ridden sonic pallet, which delivers both triumphant moments and plodding duds.

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A Series of Unfortunate Events

Streaming Now Spoilers [spacer height=”20px”] Throughout A Series of Unfortunate Events, the viewer is constantly encouraged to avert their gaze and watch something more cheerful. At one point, the series narrator, Lemony Snicket (Patrick Warburton), actually begs viewers to cease watching the series and imagine that it has a happier ending than the one they…

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Oscar Shorts Potentials

With the Oscar nominations fast approaching, we look at two potential candidates for Best Short Film… Timecode This Spanish short about a car park security guard is stylish and intriguing, complete with a sweet, uplifting payoff. With its female protagonist working in stagnant, emotionally sterile conditions in front of a CCTV monitor, Timecode starts out…

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Islam is not a homogeneous blob

By Julius L. Geertz The following are Christians: Adventists, Anglicans, Catholics, Evangelicals, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Lutherans, Orthodox – Greek, Russian, Georgian, and Pentecostals. They are all distinct from each other. The German CDU is on the political right. The Presidents of Ecuador, El Salvador and Nicaragua are firmly on the left. All derive policy from Catholic teaching.…

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