Category: Arts & Culture

EXIT EARTH LAUNCH NIGHT!

On December 12th the STORGY team, alongside some of the writers and illustrators of the new EXIT EARTH anthology were showcasing their literary prowess and launching the hotly anticipated book of dark fiction on an unsuspecting world. Champagne, wine and beer were consumed with great vigour and many friendships were made. Below are some of

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DISCOVER – New writing from Turkey and the UK

The British Council is launching a short story competition, on the theme of ‘diversity’, in partnership with two literary institutions. The British Council in Turkey aims to build a bridge between Turkish and UK writers, facilitate dialogue between literary professionals in both countries, and create a platform to showcase works by Turkish and British writers

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BATMAN RETURNS is THE perfect Christmas film for 2017 (and possibly the near apocalyptic future)

Christmas is a time for joy, light and happiness. A time of celebration and reflection, a time to eat so much you put yourself into a food induced coma, but with 2017 being nearly as mind-numbingly awful as 2016, maybe it’s time to reflect on an unconventional, but nevertheless relatable Christmas fairy tale (more nightmare).

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FILM ARTICLE: Twin Peaks: A Limited Event

  To preface this review, allow me first to indulge in a trip down memory lane to the Television landscape of 1989. It is easy to forget, these days, in the golden age of Television – where the likes of Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones have elevated the medium to a position where it

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PREMIERE TICKET COMPETITION BINGO: THE KING OF THE MORNINGS

To celebrate the release of the critically acclaimed ‘BINGO: THE KING OF THE MORNINGS, on 15th December, STORGY have a pair of tickets to attend the premiere at Curzon Mayfair on 13thDecember! Bingo: The King of the Mornings is this year’s Oscar and BAFTA entry for Brazil and follows Augusto (Vladimir Brichta) in his search for fame as Bingo the clown, host of

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INTERVIEW: Owen King

STORGY: I firstly wanted to say how much I enjoyed ‘Sleeping Beauties’ a book that you penned with your father. Could you explain to us where the original concept came from? OWEN KING: The premise was mine, but it was pretty vague. I pitched my dad something like, “What if one day all the women

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EXIT EARTH: When The Tide Comes In

We’ve got another exciting promo video for our hotly anticipated EXIT EARTH Anthology. Today we’re looking at Joseph Sale’s ‘When the Tide Comes In.’ Three friends seek love and refuge on a beach beneath the bombs. EXIT EARTH delves into dystopian worlds and uncovers some of the most daring and original voices in print today.

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HIGH ACHIEVERS: Hidden Agenda (Part 1)

What do you get when you take three imbeciles, a Playstation 4 game and let them loose on their mobile phones? You get High Achievers! Yay! Adrian, Anthony and Tony put their fedora hats on and get into the Sam Spade mood as they try to track down the notorious serial killer, The Trapper.  

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Dark Societies: In Conversation with Owen King

In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep; they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent; and while they sleep they go to another place…

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FILM ARTICLE: The History Boys and the ‘issue’ of Adaptation

I discovered, or was rather handed, the works of Alan Bennett when I was in my first year of college. As part of my English Language course, we were to look at his monologues, ‘Talking Heads,’ the name, and explore how he composed his narrative with just one sole focus, one character, and minimal scenes.

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