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The Art World’s Prankster: Maurizio Cattelan

This BBC special which is in essence a slightly shorter version of the feature documentary Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back is an extremely interesting examination of one of the most provocative and elusive figures in contemporary art Maurizio Cattelan. In 1999 Cattelan unveiled a sculpture entitled The Ninth Hour, it was a piece  which showed Pope John Paul II getting struck by a meteorite and

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Cherry Bomb: The Documentary

If you don't know now you know that Tyler, The Creator's long awaited documentary film 'Cherry Bomb' has finally dropped. Directed by Illegal Civilization's Mikey Alfred, this behind the scenes documentary about Tyler's third studio film features clips and appearances from ASAP Rocky, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Pharrell, Vince Staples, Schoolboy Q and many more. The film itself follows Tyler on the

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Escobar’s Hitman

Escobar’s Hitman

Not every day does one get the opportunity to meet a man who is personally responsible for murdering over 250 people and torturing thousands more. In this RT special we meet John Jairo Velásquez Vásquez, a.k.a. Popeye, he is a local celebrity in Medellin, Colombia and can be found walking around the streets in broad daylight enjoying the attention he receives. Back in the 80's when the city of 

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David Gilmour: Wider Horizons

David John Gilmour was born on March 6th, 1946, in Cambridge, England. The 3rd child of Silvia and Douglas Gilmour and at the age of 21 he joined the band Pink Floyd who subsequently went on to sell over 250 million albums. Gilmour's playing style and trademark guitar sound is now known the world over and in 2011 Rolling Stone magazine ranked him one of the greatest guitarists of all time. His

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Vesuvius

August 24th, 79 A.D. was a day like any other day in the ancient roman town of Herculaneum, citizens met in the town square, discussed a little Italian politics, talked business over lavish lunches. Herculaneum was a booming sea side town at the height of the Roman Empire, trade was good and the future looked bright little did this towns residences know that the clock was ticking, their beautiful

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The Jihadis Next Door

Radical Islam seems to be spreading within the United Kingdom, especially in light of the recent terror attacks seen in Manchester and London. The government however seems to be cracking down, when The Jihadis Next Door was released they had just made supporting ISIS a crime and increasing levels of security nationwide. As control tightens we see filmmaker Jamie Roberts spend two years with one

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Oasis: Don’t Look Back In Anger

Out of all of the hits Noel Gallagher wrote for Oasis he calls Don't Look Back In Anger the most important. It is a song which marks the peak of Oasis journey from working-class lads in Manchester to one of the world's biggest bands. It is an anthem which has been chanted from pubs, football stands and all the way into the corridors of power at 10 Downing Street. More recently we have seen the

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The True Cost of Climate Denial

When President Trump announced his plans to withdraw America from the landmark Paris climate agreement he was faced with condemnation from not only the public but many leading corporate figures such as Elon Musk (founder of Paypal, Tesla and Space X) and Tim Cook (CEO of Apple). This however did not deter him from pulling out. The Paris agreement was one which many hailed as the worlds best cha

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Joe Louis: America’s Hero… Betrayed

Joseph Louis Barrow, born May 12, 1914 in Alabama, was the first athlete America had accepted as a whole with regards to race, a true crossover star who was respected and admired by both black and white fans. His boxing talent was undeniable but this was not the soul reason for his received respect, he was the first man that showed the world that a person color was also able to climb the social ra

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