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

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 […]

Dreams and Shadows

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 […]

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So I see there’s been another massacre in America, Santa Barbara California to be specific, concerning an automatic weapon and a guy who lost his shit and went insane. Yeah, I know that asshole only had handguns and not an automatic rifle but I’d still consider three Glock 34’s automatic weapons. See, this shit is […]

I have literally just finished my second year examinations and, as one does, feel compelled to reflect on each of them; assessing what went right, what went wrong, and what I hope my mark will be for each exam and each module as a whole. For those of you new to this blog I am […]

Liverpool

The dust has begun to settle from the Liverpool vs Chelsea match, a match that could prove to be a pivotal moment in the title race for both teams and especially for Manchester City. Liverpool are an interesting club in the Premier League for a myriad of reasons but at the same time some unsavory […]

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo Producer: Kevin Feige Studio: Marvel Studios Starring: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Samuel L. Jackson, Sebastian Stan, Robert Redford Without a shadow of a doubt the smartest, mature, and contemporarily significant entry into Marvel Studios library: a serious look at the nature of modern hyper-security and curtailed civil-liberties. […]

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Ubisoft has finally revealed where the next fully recognized setting of their Assassin’s Creed franchise will be set in: Revolutionary France. I called it a while ago but now we finally have it in writing and in video. I think it’s a fantastic choice and them creating Black Flag before this makes sense now: They were waiting for next […]