A World that Has Survived Its End

04/05/2011 21:43
Review of The Road, by Cormac McCarthy (London: Picador, 2009) “There is no god and we are his prophets,” says one of the characters in Cormac McCarthy’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Road, whose timeless message made its author a...

Nine faces of the Soul through the lens of Christianity

05/08/2010 18:32
  “Incredible!” — It was my spontaneous reaction to what my friend had told me. She spent a romantic evening in a luxury restaurant. The world seemed a wonderful place for a while, but after the discussion of their favorite interests, her boyfriend’s...

A Story that Can Move Even the Hardest of Hearts

19/03/2010 21:56
Review of A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini (London: Bloomsbury, 2007)   Not having read Hosseini’s debut novel The Kite Runner, which topped The New York Times bestseller list for more than 120 weeks, I had no idea...
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Our Weekly Ten: 10 Songs That Will Help with Writing Your Thesis

02/03/2014 11:51
The moment a lot of us were dreading has caught up with us, finishing students. Whether bachelors or masters, we can no longer hide under the blankets in our warm bed, dropping crumbs of crisps all over it and marathoning one TV show after another. Yes, it’s time to seriously...

Our Weekly Ten: 10 Most Annoying Christmas Songs

23/12/2013 09:22 We all knew Christmas is coming since... uhm, well, the end of September when the shopping centres started advertising lights, Santa hats and plastic coniferous things in all their weird shapes and sizes. I am most certain that you’ve spent most of...

Our Weekly Ten: 10 Decision-Makers

27/11/2013 18:40
Decisions, decisions, one of the hardest things in life. From pointless hour-long standing in front of the mirror deciding whether to wear this or that skirt, to life-changing decisions, the way we approach or avoid making choices shapes our lives.  This makes it one of the most...
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Dance Central 2

21/06/2012 20:33
Dance Central 2 is a sequel to the best-selling dance game for Xbox360 Kinect console by Harmonix Music Systems. It offers a wide range of new songs, a great variety of dance routines and lots and lots of fun.   Playing the game is really simple. You...

The Best Companion of a Travelling Student? MacBook Pro!

01/05/2012 18:13
Since last April I’ve been a rather satisfied user of the well-known MacBook Pro. The computer, made by Apple, is known for a good build quality, respectable tech specs and an operating system tailored to the hardware that runs it. Let’s try to take a look at the...


Curtis Did It Again!

03/01/2014 17:12
Review of About Time (2013), dir. Richard Curtis Photo: I sat in the cinema with no expectations whatsoever. I was glad to see my friend again after a long time and thought I would give the film a go. Be sure that I was pleasantly...

How I Met Your Mother – Who’s Barney’s Wife?

03/09/2012 21:19
The CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother has been around for seven seasons and has kept its viewers asking who Ted’s wife will be and how he will meet her. The series, however, became a lot more than the simple story of Ted meeting his wife, producing lots of interesting storylines...

A Biography of a Bizarre Man

31/07/2012 20:21
Review of J. Edgar (2011), dir. Clint Eastwood Photo: After the amazing Million Dollar Baby or Gran Torino, Clint Eastwood’s latest movie, J. Edgar, is not a shocking surprise. However, for those who barely know who J. Edgar Hoover was,...
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Room Service!

03/10/2013 19:26
Rev. of Out of Order by Ray Cooney, produced by ActofKAA             If you read the title in the voice of Petra Pančíková, you are probably one of the lucky souls who saw the Monday production of the play Out of Order by...

Justice Done on Stage

29/06/2012 20:01
Photo: Standing in the foyer right next to the Puppetry Department’s studio, I take a glimpse of a strangely dressed creature elbowing his way through the crowd of impatient visitors who are waiting to see how the students of the 2nd year of...

Vote for Maštalír!

20/05/2012 16:41
Photo: Divadlo Aréna Why is turkey so important for Americans? Why can’t they eat pork or tuna instead for Thanksgiving dinner? Why can’t gay people get married? And why are Native Americans not allowed to build casinos on their own reservations? Why? Why?...

A Dance Touching the Soul

18/02/2012 19:30
Review of the ballet adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Balet Bratislava (Nová scéna Theatre), choreography: Mário Radačovský, music: Sergei Prokofiev Photo: Balet Bratislava A recently-formed ballet company, Balet Bratislava, started...

It’s Getting Hot in Here

03/01/2012 16:42
Review of August: Stratení v Oklahome, produced by the Slovak National Theatre Photo: Filip Vančo, On September 23, 2011, the Slovak National Theatre introduced a play by noted American playwright Tracy Letts, August: stratení v Oklahome...

Jako Thelma a Louise

19/02/2011 20:51
If there exists anything like a road-play, it is this one. It tells a story of two women and their struggles for independence and survival in the world of men.   Jako Thelma a Louise is a theatre adaptation of the famous Oscar...

When Your Imagination Sends Shivers up Your Spine

02/02/2011 19:15
Review of The Woman in Black, produced by Theatre KONTRA   Photo: Theatre Kontra - Peter Čižmár (on the left), Miki Macala (on the right)   What images conjure up in your mind when I say “fear”? Geysers of blood...
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