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Smoking Areas: The Point of no Return

Smoking Areas: The Point of no Return

Entertainment
 The smoking area is an enchanted portal that leads to the quest of discovery, and sometimes it’s the people along the way that make it. Reporter: Larry Gliddon | Sub-editor: Emily Fortune Sometimes the best part of the night happens in the smoking area, and sometimes you spend the whole night in the smoking area. Events are always from one extreme to another - one minute you’re witnessing a fist fight, blink, and you’re suddenly coming up after taking a green Adidas pill. “Have you got a lighter, mate” There’s so many “Have you got a lighter”s knocking about, almost always smoking menthol cigarettes. But it’s usually the Rothmans or Chesterfield smokers who hand one over, it’s like a scene from Romeo and Juliet. Beware of “Have you got a cigarette, mate”, which is “Have you got a ligh

Interview with London K-Pop Dance Workshop

Entertainment, Music
Tammy, 30, founder and Caroline, 27, co-founder discuss the importance of their workshops and Korean culture in London. Reporter: Chelsea Jobe | Sub-editor: Martina Di Gregorio Sweat-soaked students spilled out of Abacus Studios to catch their breath. They had been learning a dance routine before I had arrived. Monster by South Korean boy group EXO. Speaking to Tammy, the founder of London K-Pop Dance Workshop, I asked why she started dance workshops specifically for Korean Pop music. "I wanted to learn a particular K-Pop dance so I looked on YouTube for videos. There were a lot of covers online and I didn’t realise it was a thing. I thought some of these people are doing it wrong, not that I know it but from watching it over and over again I was sure they were doing it wrong.
Review: The (Slightly Intoxicated) Girl On The Train

Review: The (Slightly Intoxicated) Girl On The Train

Entertainment, Film & TV
Blunt brilliant, plot not so… Reporter: Ryan Elliott | Sub-Editor: Raynor Fry     We’ve all been there. You and a group of friends head to the cinema to watch an adaptation of a well-received book, with an air of expectation and anticipation cloaking all present. Time passes by, and before you know it, the flick comes to a finish. You, as well as others, begin offering critique to one another about what you’ve just watched, and of course, THAT friend pipes up. “The book was better,” They’ll say. How cliché. Here’s the thing though – they’re quite possibly correct. The Girl On The Train sadly became a classic example, and though Paula Hawkins’ book was a New York Times Best Seller, the film struggled for direction and substance from the word go. The film follows
Vin Diesel switches sides in new Fate Of The Furious film

Vin Diesel switches sides in new Fate Of The Furious film

Entertainment, Film & TV
Just a slight plot twist… Reporter: Ryan Elliott | Sub-Editor: Alex Clement If you thought The Fast And Furious movies were all about family, think again. The trailer for the latest instalment of the highly-success film franchise was released on Sunday, with this being the first without the late Paul Walker. Though the emphasis in recent movies has shifted away from street racing, and more to outrageous stunts and the idea of ‘family’ as previously mentioned, Fate Of The Furious has quite the twist. Dominic Torreto (Vin Diesel) – usually at the heart of said family – has betrayed them. We see the protagonist become antagonist - working alongside a mysterious new villain to take down the team once and for all, and as always with the Fast franchise, the stunts are absolutely outr
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