Video of the week: Game of Thrones 1995 Edition

The yearning for the 1990’s has gone so far we even have to repackage this crap decade to make ourselves feel better.

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3 reasons why you should love Brian Cox

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Biology and physics come together beautifully in a new factual series fronted by Brian Cox. With long crisp landscapes and a simple use of graphics, Cox explains the complex nature of life not just from a biological point of view but from a atomic one. It’s easy to forget that at the heart of it all, life is just a series of chemicals that have managed to move and replicate, and Cox is here to break it down for us. From how we make energy to what DNA is made of.

But this series is another in a long line of reasons why everyone should love him. What are they? Well, here they are.

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“The Room” Easy DIY Drinking Game

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“The Room” is one of the finest examples of post-modern filming in the last decade. Like most examples of post-modern artwork, understanding it requires one to relinquish any conventions of cinema. Tommy Wiesau relinquishes many such as good acting, comprehensible dialogue and believable characters. The end result is a piece of cinema that questions the notions of film as an effective narrative medium and challenges the Hollywood film industry through its unrelenting rejection of so called “good” filmmaking.

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Genius TV: Charlie Brooker’s Screenwipe 2012

Channel Four’s best broadcaster, Blue Peter presenter impregnator and paedophile Morpheus walrus Charlie Brooker has condensed last years media news into one bite sized hour long chunk, making sure we can all appear more intelligent than we actually are. This episode features Nine Inch Nails and Barry Shitpeas, keepin’ it foolish.

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Django Unchained: Controversy Unwrapped

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“Django Unchained”, the latest film from Quentin Tarantino, has provoked a lot of controversy as usual. At this point in his career the biggest controversy he can now commit is making an uncontroversial film, which wouldn’t be his style at all.

He has been attacked for making the film too violent, too anti-white and too anti-black. It seems he can never win, but what’s behind each if these criticisms?

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