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Sep Gohardani is an editor at The Student Review. He specialises in film criticism but has an interest in many other aspects of these fields, including literature and music. He is currently studying Philosophy at the University of York.

The Weekly Retrospective: The Mars Volta- Amputechture (2006)

The Mars Volta are a hard band to pigeon-hole. They’ve been called progressive, experimental and…

The Weekly Retrospective: Interpol – Antics (2004)

Since releasing their début album ‘Turn On The Bright Lights’ in 2002 to such a…

The Weekly Retrospective: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds- Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus (2004)

Throughout an illustrious career as a musician, author, screenwriter and even occasional actor, Nick Cave…

The Weekly Retrospective: The National- Alligator (2005)

One of the best bands to come out of America in recent times, The National…

The Weekly Retrospective: The Smiths – The Smiths (1984)

A band that shaped the British music scene, The Smiths are about as big as…

The Weekly Retrospective: The Black Angels – Phosphene Dream (2010)

Plying their trade as one of this decade’s pioneers of psychedelic rock, Texas band The…

The Weekly Retrospective: Tom Waits- Small Change (1976)

There aren’t many artists better than the brilliant Tom Waits at giving us bourbon-soaked jazz…

The Weekly Retrospective: The Hold Steady- Boys And Girls In America (2006)

New York rock band The Hold Steady are unapologetic in their quest to bring back…

Ender’s Game

Film Information: Released in the UK October 25th 2013; Certificate 12A Director: Gavin Hood Cast: Asa Butterfield;…

Rush

Film Information: Released in the UK September 13th 2013; Certificate 15 Director: Ron Howard Cast: Chris Hemsworth; Daniel…