Category: Film & TV

War of Egos

  Friday 29th April saw the release of Captain America: Civil War, with some eager fans attending the triple run, midnight screening. Civil War is Marvel’s response to DC’s Batman VS Superman, with two superheroes battling it out to see...

/ 30th April 2016

Criminal

[There are quite a few spoilers in this review]   I want to start off this review by saying, if you are heading to watch this movie in the hopes that you’ll get to see nearly 2 hours of Ryan...

/ 18th April 2016

Ten Years – A Hong Kong Highlight

Ten Years, a socio-political selection of five short films that detail the anxiety surrounding Mainland China and it’s administrative rule, has become a surprising hit in Hong Kong over the past couple of months. Each film suggests an event that...

/ 1st April 2016

The Night Manager- Are we watching for Tom Hiddleston or the story?

A couple of weeks ago, the BBC’s adaptation of John Le Carre’s ‘The Night Manager’ premiered to an impressive 6 million viewers. According to TV rating statistics, a fair few of those 6 million, are women. This will come as...

/ 16th March 2016

What do we deserve from a Tekken reboot?

        I will always hold Tekken as my favourite video game ever. Apart from the Batman: Arkham games, it’s the only game series that has genuinely made an impact. I’m nearly 21 now and I still love...

/ 27th January 2016

How Jessica Jones teaches us about the power of consent

  Since Jessica Jones, Marvel’s 13- episode superhero extravaganza was released on Netflix, it’s all anyone has talked about… and for good reason. Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) is a quick witted, often vulgar character who has the power of super...

/ 25th November 2015

The Blurring lines of Video Games and Film

  The Technical’s -With a film, you’re only watching and observing it rather than immersing yourself in an imaginary world like video games. In the early days of motion picture, 18 FPS would be the norm but now, Hollywood films...

/ 15th November 2015

A Streetcar Named Desire

    Nikolai Foster’s revival of ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ at The Curve in Leicester was always going to be something to look forward to as it’s arguably the most anticipated reiteration of Tennessee Williams’ original play. It took place...

/ 10th November 2015