Monthly Archives: August 2014

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Dissertation Preview: The Treaty of Waitangi

The following article is a preview of the dissertation I am required to write as the final piece of coursework for my Bachelor of Arts in History at the University of Exeter. It will not be a carbon-copy of my final work and, due to university regulations, I cannot provide footnotes or references until it […]

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Ant-Man & Age of Ultron: Thoughts and Theories

This article will cover both upcoming Marvel movies: Ant-Man and Avengers II: Age of Ultron. ———————————– Yet more news from Marvel. That’s right, barely a fortnight after Guardians of the Galaxy hit theaters worldwide the first image of Paul Rudd as “Ant-Man” has been released. I’ll tell you what, from the plot synopsis and gathering buzz around […]

Left to right: Quill, Rocket, Groot, Drax, Gamora.

Film Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy Director: James Gunn Producer: Kevin Feige Studio: Marvel Studios Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Zaldana, Bradley Cooper, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Lee Pace By far the most left-field Marvel film to-date; Guardians of the Galaxy follows the meeting and forging of an inter-stellar peacekeeping force of the same name. Making up this motley crew is a human […]

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“A Modern American Fairytale”

History degrees involve a copious amount of reading so given how much academic research I’ve been done in the past two years one would be surprised to know that I still find time for recreational reading. I’m not the most accomplished and traveled reader, having only scratched the surface of a few genres by experiencing […]