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FILM REVIEW – Paul

By Elena Cresci

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Dynamic duo Nick Frost and Simon Pegg finally return to the big screen in 2011 with sci-fi extravaganza Paul. As filming progressed last year, the team behind Paul posted vlogs on YouTube, ensuring that the talk around the film was ongoing months before its Valentine’s Day release. Without their old pal Edgar Wright involved and Greg Mottola (Superbad, Adventureland) helming the film instead, is Paul just as good as Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead?

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ALTERNATIVE MUSINGS – Is Heavy Rain Doing Video Games Proud?

By Marty Mulrooney

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I was recently disappointed to realise that several media outlets/gamers are already finding fault with Quantic Dream’s Heavy Rain on PS3 before it has even been released, mostly due to the parallels it draws with cinema. Of course, this is a result of the unbelievable hype surrounding the game. But rather than doing gaming a disservice, I actually think from what I have seen so far that it is doing video games rather proud…

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