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April 11, 2011

Blues-rock riffs, reggae beats, post-punk tendencies and sultry vocals; the reuniting of Jamie Hince and Allison Mosshart was well worth the three year wait. Blood Pressures is the forth studio album released by the pair since the debut of their band The Kills in 2003, and with the energy and creativity that these two bring […]

April 11, 2011

Activism: knowing what you believe in, and doing something about it. This meant a lot to students of our parents’ generation, and they have the anti-Vietnam War movement, anti-nuclear legacy and the Springbok Tour protests to prove it. But what does activism mean to our generation? Salient looks at how we bring about change today. […]

April 11, 2011

In 2005, New Zealand-born Chinese director Roseanne Liang was the hit at the New Zealand Documentary Festival with her autobiographic piece, Banana in a Nutshell. The doco followed her own relationship with a white New Zealander and their journey to gain her family’s acceptance. She’s recycled this concept to create My Wedding and Other Secrets, […]

April 4, 2011

Turning a fantastic book into a film seems to be a trend of late and Never Let Me Go is the latest of these projects to hit our screens. Based on Kazou Ishiguro’s book of the same name, this film introduces us to a world and society which, on the face of it, is vastly […]

March 21, 2011

“When the seagulls follow the trawler, it’s because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea. Thank you very much.” King Eric was a legend to all Manchester United supporters and to everyone else he was, at the very least, a great source of entertainment both on and off the pitch. His perplexing press […]