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MUSIC REVIEW: Taylor Swift Reputation

MUSIC REVIEW: Taylor Swift Reputation

Taylor Swift has just released her sixth studio album Reputation. The album shows a different side to usual Taylor and she has gone far out from her country roots. Northern Lights contributor, Bethany Reay, goes through her favourite songs from the album. Track 4 – Don’t Blame Me Although this song isn’t like anything Taylor […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: Don Broco – Stay Ignorant and T-Shirt Song

MUSIC REVIEW: Don Broco – Stay Ignorant and T-Shirt Song

It has now been a week since Don Broco played their biggest UK headline show at London’s Alexandra Palace. Playing a sold-out show to 10,000 people, they certainly put on an amazing show.  At the beginning of October, they announced that their third album Technology would be released on February 2, 2018. Having already released […]

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Stephen King’s IT is a chilling success

Stephen King’s IT is a chilling success

Words by Alex Snaith The new IT remake of the 1990 TV mini-series had high expectations by film fans – including me. The film starred Sophia Lillis (Beverly), Finn Wolfhard (Richie), Jaeden Lieberher (Bill), Jack Dylan Grazer (Eddie), Wyatt Oleff (Stanley), Chosen Jacobs (Mike), Jeremy Ray Taylor (Ben) and Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise the ‘dancing’ […]

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Interview: Tony Robinson comes to Gala Theatre, Durham

Interview: Tony Robinson comes to Gala Theatre, Durham

Northern Lights reporter’s Daniela Silva and Stacey McMaster interview the famous Blackadder actor Tony Robinson, at the Durham Book Festival 2017 which was held at Gala Theatre.   Q: Did you ever visit Durham before the book festival?  T: I think of it with affection just because so many of my friends went to University here, and their hearts wobble […]

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University of Sunderland graduate, James Longman wins Emmy Award for his role on The Late Late Show with James Corden

James, who graduated with a degree in Media and Communication in 1998, received the accolade at the Emmy Awards which took place in LA last weekend (9-10 September 2017). James relocated to LA to work on the American late-night talk show in December 2015 and was honoured last year as a BAFTA LA Newcomer. He […]

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Review: Resident Evil 7

Review: Resident Evil 7

By Sam Wilkinson Resident Evil 7, which came out on January 24, 2017, is the newest release into the acclaimed Resident Evil horror game franchise, and it’s came back with a bang.   Developed by the game studio, CAPCOM, the creators of the previous Resident Evil games, Resident Evil 7 goes back to the classic […]

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Album review: Metallica ‘Ride The Lightning’

Album review: Metallica ‘Ride The Lightning’

By Sam Wilkinson The year was 1984, and July 27 saw Metallica releasing their second album, ‘Ride The Lightning’. This album solidified both the band and the album at the forefront of the “thrash metal” genre, even amongst debut albums like Slayer’s “Show No Mercy”, and “Fistful of Metal” by Anthrax.   Vocalist and rhythm guitarist, James […]

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Review: DOOM (2016)

Review: DOOM (2016)

By Sam Wilkinson The world-renowned first person shooter DOOM has just released another title into its franchise. Created by Id software and Bethesda Softworks, it was critically acclaimed by critics and customers alike with the game receiving the ‘Best Action Game’ and the ‘Best Music Design’ of 2016. Many people even went on to say […]

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Russell Brand set to play Sunderland Empire on new RE:BIRTH tour

Russell Brand set to play Sunderland Empire on new RE:BIRTH tour

Following a series of sold-out preview shows in November and December 2016, Russell Brand has announced a new stand-up tour of UK and Ireland, RE:BIRTH, which will play at the Sunderland Empire Theatre on October 14, 2018. In RE:BIRTH, Russell Brand wrestles with questions such as ‘what is real? Who are we? And where did this […]

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#HappyStarWarsDay: The 10 Greatest Star Wars Scenes

10. The lava Lamping – Revenge of the Sith (above) Anakin, having turned to the Dark Side, unleashes hell against his former master on the exploding volcano planet Mustafar. The lengthiest lightsaber battle in the saga, and on a par with the best sword-fighting sequences in Hong Kong cinema.     9. The Cantina Bar […]

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