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From The Other Side: What’s it really like to be on Traffic Cops?

From The Other Side: What’s it really like to be on Traffic Cops?

Entertainment, Film & TV
How quickly life can change… Reporter: Ryan Elliott | Sub-Editor: Alex Clement Since it first aired on The BBC back in 2003, Traffic Cops UK has gone on to assert itself as a popular late night British turn-to show. Albeit, we don’t lose sleep in the run-up to the release of a new series, but if there’s nothing else on, it’s always there. Now into its 14th series – the show’s focus is simple, yet satisfying to watch. Camera crews follow police in their pursuit of criminals around The United Kingdom, leading to some outrageous footage. We’ve seen drink drivers, hit-and-runners and more than a fair share of other law breakers over the years, but the question stands – what is it actually like to be the antagonist in this situation? We caught up with a young man (who asked to remain anon

EKAJ: A Film Highlighting Key Issues Amongst LGBT Youth

Entertainment, Film & TV
EKAJ is the debut feature film created by first time female director, filmmaker and photographer; Cati Gonzalez. Reporter:  Sasha Wickenden | Sub-Editor: Alex Clement The film is currently doing the film festival run across the US and has also previewed in Spain and Lisbon. Already the film has done well to impress the critics and has been awarded ‘Best Film’ at the NY Downtown Urban Arts Festival. It was also awarded ‘Best Feature Film’ and ‘Best First Time Director’ at the Philadelphia Independent film festival. The movie had its UK debut in Leeds this October at the No Gloss Film Festival. EKAJ is filmed in an unconventional style. It has both a documentary and raw feel to it, tackling a lot of serious issues such as homelessness in a big city. The film was inspired by Midnight Co
Let’s settle it – What’s the best Christmas film?

Let’s settle it – What’s the best Christmas film?

Entertainment, Film & TV
Not feeling the festive cheer yet? We asked people their opinions on the must-watch films to get anyone feeling Christmassy. Reporter: Hannah Grafton | Sub-editor: Frances Cullen   Elf Emily, 20 - ‘It makes me feel jolly because in December I basically turn into a little Christmas elf. I love the bit when everyone sings and believes in Christmas again.’ Best for: Watching as you decorate the tree   Bad Santa Theo, 25 - ‘It’s so ridiculous and inappropriate, but I loved it when I was younger. I won’t be going to watch Bad Santa 2 this Christmas, though.’ Best for: Avoiding the holiday cringe   The Holiday Margaret, 20 - ‘Without a doubt it’s the Holiday. It’s got a bit of everything; Christmas, relationships, and a good storyline. And it avoids
Netflix Finally Announces ‘Offline Mode’

Netflix Finally Announces ‘Offline Mode’

Entertainment, Film & TV
You can now take your favourite shows anywhere… Reporter: Ryan Elliott | Sub-Editor: Alex Clement Though standing as one of the most popular online film/TV platforms worldwide, Netflix has often faced criticism for one simple reason – you need to be connected to the internet to view the content. The option to download content for offline play is not something new to the world, with sites such as Sky Go already offering such options. Finally, however, Netflix have joined the club. As announced by their website, users worldwide can now download any content they wish for offline consumption – with no extra fee involved. The new ‘download now to watch later’ option supports iOS and Android devices, though is yet to support desktop versions. On the new feature, Eddy Wu (Director
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