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9 of the Top Christmas Season Releases at Local Theatres

Local residents enjoy the chance to relax at the movie theatres during the Christmas season and watch some of the latest Hollywood offerings. There are some high-profile films being released just in time for the December holiday including Frozen II and the latest in the Luke Skywalker Star Wars series.  

In addition, there are some upcoming releases that promise a filmgoing experience that’s as exciting as an Intertops mobile casino gaming adventure.  

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Authored by David Banks
Posted: Tue, 11/12/2019 - 7:39am

Like other fans of online casinos, we are always in search of new sites and interesting novelties in the world of gambling. In this article you will find tips and description about online casinos.

Experience the magic of Disney as Frozen 2 finally arrives at Vue Exeter

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 11/10/2019 - 11:02pm

THE wait is over, as fans of Anna and Elsa can now get tickets for Disney’s enchanting sequel Frozen 2, which is set to be released in Vue Exeter on the 22nd November.

The highly-anticipated hit musical will see the return of the Academy Award-winning team – directors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, producer Peter Del Vecho, and the vocal talents of Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff and Josh Grad who voice Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf.

Five Great Apps to Beat the Winter Blues

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Sun, 11/10/2019 - 7:23am

It's hard to believe that the long nights of winter are finally here. While the festive season can brighten up even the gloomiest of days, much of the rest of winter can often leave many of us feeling a little lackluster.

In the UK, one in three people suffers from seasonal affective disorder. That is also known as winter depression, and it can cause symptoms ranging from lethargy to low self-esteem. But with the following five apps, you could add a little brightness to the darkest winter day. 

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Poignant new art display shines spotlight on risks to civil liberties posed by facial recognition technology 

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 11/09/2019 - 9:30am

The intrinsic danger that facial recognition technology could pose to civil liberties and freedoms has been highlighted in a new, hard-hitting art display.

Renowned Devon artist and printmaker Catherine Cartwright has created the thought-provoking and emotional exhibition, entitled Brave New World, which questions the role of automated facial technology in potentially stifling protests and demonstrations.

10th Birthday Celebrations for Corn Exchange Snow White

Authored by Kickline Theatre Company
Posted: Thu, 11/07/2019 - 7:02am

It hardly seems like yesterday, but it was ten years ago that Exter Corn Exchange opened its first professional pantomime with 'Snow White' starring TV's Sandra Dickinson.  To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the Corn Exchange returns to the panto favourite with a brand new production of 'Snow White' starring CCBC's Ella Gilling!

Big Screen Events suited to all tastes at Vue Exeter this November

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 11/05/2019 - 10:01pm

Pop stars amongst the diverse shows on offer in Exeter this November, as Vue’s Big Screen Events calendar continues to boast unmissable productions. 

Film festival brings sustainability to Exeter’s solar-powered cinema

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 11/05/2019 - 3:42pm

The programme has now been announced for Exeter Phoenix’s short film festival, Two Short Nights. The 18th annual festival of short film will take place 27-29th November at Exeter Phoenix’s independent cinema, Studio 74. The newly announced programme places a diverse range of must-see films from around the world alongside emerging local filmmaking talent.

The Power of Free Stuff: Why Bookmakers Give out Betting Bonuses

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Tue, 11/05/2019 - 8:17am

How many times have you seen adverts promising you free bets when you join a specific bookie site? If you bet online regularly, you see promotional emails frequently. These bonuses often come with a catch, like the need to deposit real money and wager it before you can receive your bonus.

Bizarre and Cool Things you can Bet on Online

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Tue, 11/05/2019 - 5:10am

Betting sites allow you to bet on just about anything. So, you think aliens will attack our planet in 2025? You can bet on it. Do you have a feeling Matt Damon will make a Cameo in the next Star Wars movie? There’s a betting market for all things Hollywood. Besides Hollywood and alien invasions, here are seven unusual things bookies allow people to bet on.

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How to Plan the Perfect Game Night

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 11/04/2019 - 8:20am

Being surrounded by technology most of the time has a lot of us craving the good old days of human connection and a vacation from phones and the Internet. What we used to do on a night with friends or family, before streaming services, was to host a wholesome game night! 

That’s not to say that your favorite bits of technology won't make it into the evening. Kids these days are all about playing games via their phones, which the whole family or a whole party can get involved in. But if you want to go back to basics with your game night, that’s still just as doable.