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‘4chan is kill’. How An Internet Dinosaur Was Brought Down

A rift has appeared among the ranks of 4chan, with large quantities of users bidding the website farewell in favour of alternatives like 8chan.co. How could it be that the most infamous community found on the internet has started to break up? Over a decade has ruled the darker sides of the internet. What does this mean? During the last few weeks, a lot of big and important things happened on the internet. GamerGate, The Fappening, and the death of 4chan. Is 4chan really dead? No, it isn’t, but it might as well be to most of their decennium-long users....

MOVIE REVIEW: The Words 0

MOVIE REVIEW: The Words

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Dennis Quaid, Zoe Saldana Director: Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal Genre: Drama Runtime: 97 minutes If you make a mistake, what do you do? Do you try to make up for your mistakes, or do you try to conceal them? The fact is, you can’t undo mistakes, and you have to live with the consequences however you see fit to deal with them. That is what this movie proposes, when writer Rory Jansen (Bradley Cooper) finds an old manuscript and turns it in as his own, becoming the new literary genius the world had been waiting for....

MOVIE REVIEW: Lawless 0

MOVIE REVIEW: Lawless

Starring: Shia Lebeouf, Tom Hardy, Guy Pearce Director: John Hillcoat Genre: Drama Runtime: 116 minutes I like a drink or two. Or two dozen. And so do Americans. What do you do if booze becomes illegal? You make it yourself. And that’s exactly what the Americans did during the great depression, when alcohol was declared illegal, and that is, incidentally, also what this movie is about. The Bondurant Brothers, Jack (Shia Lebeouf), Forrest (Tom Hardy), and Howard (Jason Clarke) start out as small fry, but work their way up the ladder to become some of the country’s most renown ‘bootleggers’,...

MIDNIGHT MOVIE REVIEW: Stranger Than Fiction (2006) 0

MIDNIGHT MOVIE REVIEW: Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

Starring: Will Ferrel, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman Director: Marc Forster Genre: Drama Runtime: 113 minutes What do you do when your life is being narrated? Would you freak out, or would you try to find a connection? Harold Crick (Will Ferrell) does both, after the narrator drops the sentence “little did he know of his impending death”. Harold, an IRS auditor (‘tax-man’) isn’t very fond of his life. He is lonely, stuck in a daily routine that would drive most people to suicide. Not Harold. He is the kind of man who endures, while not making any moves to try...