Mixing Jon Bernthal with Metallica’s “One”, Netflix drops a drop-dead brutal “The Punisher” trailer

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Trailer! New Tomb Raider movie featuring Ex Machina’s Alicia Vikander, might actually deliver

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Trailer! Guillermo Del Toro has a new flick, and rumour around the campfire has that it’s brilliant

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The Athenian Delian Empire (478 BC) was a ‘Democracy’ that forcefully submitted its Member States. Just like the EU

  • By: Willem Cornax
  • With the EU-court ruling against Poland, there is one thing becoming clearer by the day. The EU is in the fast lane on the road to ancient Athens. Not, however, the Athens of the idyllic democracy so widely cherished. Because, as Thucydides wrote, Athens built its democracy on a colonialist empire. 
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    Confirmed! Viking “Warrior” buried with sword, axe, spear, arrows, shields, horses and war games, is Female

  • By: Vincent van den Born
  • “It’s actually a woman, somewhere over the age of 30 and fairly tall too, measuring around 170 centimetres. Aside from the complete warrior equipment buried along with her – a sword, an axe, a spear, armour-piercing arrows, a battle knife, shields, and two horses – she had a board game in her lap, or more of a war-planning game used to try out battle tactics and strategies, which indicates she was a powerful military leader. She’s most likely planned, led and taken part in battles.”
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    An introduction to the Classics’ classics: Vienna, Mozart and Beethoven

  • By: Adrien De Boer
  • Mozart and Beethoven are the most significant representatives of the Viennese School,  so they’re a great place to start exploring the classical repertoire. In future pieces, we’ll have a more detailed analysis of their lives, the meaning of their work and the way it came about. But for now, just lay back and casually acquaint yourself with this marvellous chapter of European heritage.  
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    Oscar Wilde’s “Picture of Dorian Gray”, Brexit and the self-styled virtue of youth

  • By: Robert Ossenblok
  • When the Brexit-vote took place, there were those who claimed that the referendum was invalid because the young had overwhelmingly voted for remain. Apparently the elderly were no longer wise enough, they were ignorant and close-minded. The claim portrays the idea that the youth should have a bigger say in ruling the country, one that is larger than a simple equal representation.
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    Attempting modern art: “Hoochie Koochie”, a hypersexual challenge of whatever

  • By: Emma Alberta Webb
  • Somewhat detracting from the quality of my immersive experience, I missed the beginning of “Showpony” during which “a single dancer slowly sits on an audience member’s lap, one after the other- a lap dance, a pony show, and/or a dog show, so to speak”. In another room, the artist “explores the idea of sincerity and seriousness” in a work entitled “Bathing Suit” during which a “lone female performer ritualistically undresses”.
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    An introduction to “Cool Jazz”: Three great Miles Davis moments

  • By: Adrien De Boer
  • The American trumpeter born in 1926 had a tremendous influence on jazz music in the 20th century. Without Davis, jazz history would have looked completely different. In the 1940s he played with saxophone legend Charlie Parker, in 1958 his album Kind of Blue would change jazz forever, and in the sixties, he recorded the first ever jazz rock albums.
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    Trailer! Aaron Sorkin’s latest flick “Molly’s Game” promises to be another masterpiece

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