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Opinion: BBC3 – Why it should stay!

March 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Earlier this week the BBC unveiled new plans to save up to £100 million in spending by 2016, including the axing of the digital channel BBC3, moving it entirely online to [...]

The Oscars | The real winner

March 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

This year’s Oscars like many before it, included mispronunciations, John Travolta we’re looking at you, a fall from Jennifer Lawrence and complaints from the masses that [...]

Oscars 2014: The results – LIVE

March 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

And so it begins. Hello and welcome to Platform Online’s rolling coverage of the 86th Academy Awards, live from the Dolby Theatre in the beautiful bubble that is [...]

Review: Her (Jonze, 2014)

February 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

“Guy meets Girl” is one of the oldest plots in cinema; it seems that almost every week we’re bombarded with trailers for the latest slight twist on this old theme, [...]

Review: Nymphomaniac (Von Trier, 2014)

February 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

With a title like Nymphomaniac, instant feelings and ideas pop into one’s head  about the extent of just how shocking it could be. When Lars Von Trier makes a film [...]

The Following

February 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Following was an interesting artifact in its original run; a seemingly self-aware lovesong directed towards American ‘serial killer’ horror, an increasingly popular [...]

Review: Propeller at The Theatre Royal

February 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

The camp and garish atmosphere of Propeller’s A Comedy of Errors hits you smack in the face as soon as you walk in. A football shirt and shades-wearing, moustachioed [...]

Return of The Walking Dead

February 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

So, its back and we’re immediately thrown onto the path of isolation and heartbreak as we follow Karl and Rick one way and Michonne another.  With Hershel gone and the [...]

BAFTA Awards 2014 in Review

February 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Stephen Fry hosted this year’s British Academy Film and Television Awards (BAFTAs), overseeing a night that provided laughter, tears and even a surprise or two. For a while [...]

TV Review: Babylon (Boyle, 09/02/14)

February 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Danny Boyle’s latest venture, police crime drama Babylon hit screens last week, and the result was an oddly electric fusion of styles, layered with enough standout [...]

Dawn of the Unread Books

February 15, 2014 // 3 Comments

When was the last time you picked up a book? Probably today, if you’re a good student. Perhaps a few weeks ago if you’re a bit slack. The last time you picked up [...]
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