Mall Culture, Reviews, Features & Nostalgia!

I was lucky enough to spend a couple of weeks in Birmingham, England recently. This city, in the heart of the Midlands, is fantastic for shopping. It is the UK’s second largest city and so is stuffed with Malls, Shopping Arcades and Shopping Streets which would satiate the most hardened profession...

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Mailbox is Birmingham, England’s luxury Shopping Centre, with around thirty top brands such as Boss, Calvin Klein, Emporio Armani, Gieves and Hawkes, Heal’s and Tommy Hilfiger. Apart from the designer shopping and international brands, there are also salons, restaurants and spas in which you ca...

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The bullring Shopping Centre is one of the best in the UK and is literally a Mall of two halves - the Centre is split by an avenue of enticing restaurants which leads up to Birmingham’s main shopping street. One side of the Mall is anchored by a huge Debenhams, and the other by the stunning Birmin...

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Are you headed to the world famous and much celebrated Sapporo Snow Festival this year? Every year this wonderful celebration of snow grows ever bigger and more spectacular, with millions of tourists, both local and international, flooding the wonderful Hokkaido city of Sapporo to see the unbelievab...

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For as long as I can remember, simulation games were always a big deal on the PC. From ‘Sim City’ to ‘Theme Park' to ‘the Sims’, they have been a staple genre, full of fun games which allowed you to release your inner captain of industry. Now, I already know that you love a good Shopping M...

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A good car chase is a staple of any decent action movie. Those classic cheek-clenching, noisy, high-octane cat and mouse battles between, usually, the guys for which we’re rooting and the fuzz. Now, we would say that around 99.9997% of such chases occur on the road because, well, that’s where ca...

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Ah, dinosaurs. When a certain Steven Spielberg classic landed in 1993, dinosaurs truly did rule the earth. People were captured by these giant lizards, just as people were gripped by space travel in the sixties. Things came to a crescendo when the incredible Jurassic Park came out, followed in the U...

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We’re all used to walking into a Mall and seeing a display of cars in the atrium or dotted around the Centre - gleaming machines being chaperoned by a well-suited salesperson with a little kiosk where you can arrange a test drive or make an appointment to come and pick one of these babies up. Car...

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Welcome to part four of our series on legendary Mall-based Canadian cartoon ‘6teen’, which focusses on a group of young Mall employees and Mall enthusiasts set entirely in a massive Shopping Mall. In this episode, titled ‘A Lime to Party’, Wyatt is madly in love and Jonesy gets his third (ye...

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When I began looking at ratings and reviews for the classic Christmas movie ‘Jingle all the Way’, I was quite frankly shocked. It turns out that, according to the internet at least, it is not as beloved as I had imagined. In light of this, I could only reach one logical conclusion - the internet...

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