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Joshua Searle



Portsmouth Mens 2nds Fall To Reading 2nds

University of Portsmouth 14
University of Reading 15

The Portsmouth Mens Rugby 2nds came off second best against Reading’s 2nds, as a last minute penalty handed the visitors a 15-14 victory. It was an extremely scrappy affair at Langstone as both sides struggled to adapt to the heavy…

University Sport

Mens Rugby 1sts Fall To Surrey 1sts

University of Portsmouth 1st 26
University of Surrey 1st 30

A late Surrey try dealt Portsmouth a devastating blow as they came out on the wrong end of an enthralling 30-26 encounter. The opening exchanges were a scrappy affair, but a positive start from the Portsmouth pack gave the home side the…

University Sport

Portsmouth 1sts hammer Hertfordshire

University of Portsmouth 1st 74
University of Hertfordshire 1st 0

The Portsmouth Mens 1st team coped with testing conditions to come away with a well deserved 74-0 victory against their Hertfordshire counterparts. In driving rain and swirling wind it was important to make a good start, and that’s just what…

Television Review

TV review: Girls

Just-out-of-university young people are often given a raw deal on the screen, which is why HBO’s new comedy TV series Girls is such a total success; it taps into a very unexplored market. Created (she writes, directs, produces and stars)…

Movie Review

Movie review: Sinister

People are increasingly approaching any horror movies that contain the words “found-footage” with trepidation. And, hey, in a world where crap like Project X and Paranormal Activity 4 exist who can blame them? But, despite what you may have heard,…

Movie Review

Movie review: The Campaign

Anchorman’s Ron Burgundy and The Hangover’s Alan together on-screen, what could go wrong? Plenty, as political-satire/silly-shout-fest The Campaign proves. This one comes along just in time for the US presidential race – which has, incidentally, already reached proportions so funny…

Movie Review

Movie review: The Imposter

In the summer of 1556, Arnaud du Tilh strolled into a village in Artigat, France, and loudly proclaimed to be Martin Guerre, one of the town’s citizens who’d disappeared eight years previously. Unbelievably, they believed him, and Arnaud was accepted…

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