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Review of Doctor Who: The Woman Who Fell to Earth

Well, was it worth the wait? Was all the fuss of having a woman playing Doctor Who (I’m old fashioned) all that it was cracked up to be?

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Doctor Who aims to destroy from within

A new series of Doctor Who has begun, and it truly is the final straw, the end of the line. Over and out. Those unheeding fat-cat execs have made a terrible mistake, and I predict that the once loyal fanbase will soon turn against the show, the ratings will plummet and things will never be the same.

24/10/18
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Monsters of the new millennium

In her 1995 study of the vampire in European and American fiction, Our Vampires, Ourselves, Nina Auerbach made the bold and, as it turns out, rather premature claim that, ‘at the end of the twentieth century, vampirism is wearing down.

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Breaking the Waves: Practice as Research in the Creative Arts

Not all research involves a 100,000 word thesis - it can be a film, a drawing or a dance performance. Professors Simon Morris and Robert Shail show us how.

A Caribbean childhood: Sugar Cane Alley comes to Leeds

In this blog post, Dr Emily Marshall, Senior Lecturer in Postcolonial Literature in the School of Cultural Studies, reflects on the forthcoming screening of a film based on her grandfather Joseph Zobel’s novel, La Rue Cases-Nègres.

Stop me if you've heard this one before: Comics, movies and the 2007-08 credit crunch

In this blog post Dr Katy Shaw, Principal Lecturer in Contemporary Literature and Subject Lead for Literature at Leeds Beckett University reviews Russell Brand’s new film, The Emperor’s New Clothes.

23/04/15
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Kim Cascone: Subtle Listening & Dark Stations Concert at Leeds Met

Twin Peaks sound artist, Kim Cascone, visited Leeds Met recently for a workshop with students and public concert. Phil Legard organised the visit.

07/04/14

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