Film & TV

 Ryan Prentice

13 Reasons Why: Controversial or a PSA?

The newly released Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why, has become a hugely popular series despite it centralising around a sensitive subject. In the series, Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) leaves seven tapes for Clay Jenson (Dylan Minnette), her high school friend and crush, following her suicide. On the cassette tapes Hannah explains the 13 reasons why […]

 Tabitha Peverley

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

Laughter. Fights. Adorableness. Just three words to sum up the new Marvel film – the hotly anticipated sequel to Guardians of the Galaxy. The theme of the film focusses on family and its values, with our heroes; Star-Lord (Peter Quill) played by Chris Pratt, Gamora played by Zoe Saldana, Drax played by Dave Bautista, Rocket […]

 Adam Bloomfield

Review: Power Rangers

Review: Power Rangers

Those teenagers with attitude hit the big screen with a darker reimagining of the original 90’s Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers, and it doesn’t fail to disappoint. It’s morphin’ time! The film takes the original series and gives it a more grounded and realistic feel as five social outcasts from the town of Angel Grove, California […]

 Paul Farrell

War for the Planet of the Apes- Preview

War for the Planet of the Apes- Preview

The third of the planet of the apes prequels sees a potential war between humans and apes. Planet of the apes’ third chapter is coming and it looks to pick up where Rise of Planet of the Apes left off which in my opinion is a great movie. The trailers show once again Caesar leading […]

 Paul Farrell

The Mummy (2017) – Preview

The Mummy (2017) – Preview

The long awaited return to Egypt will soon be upon us as the Mummy will return to the silver screen this year The Mummy is being rebooted after the mixed reception of 2008’s Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, this installment though is returning to Egypt and steering away from the 1940’s and 50’s  setting and going […]

 Emma Ormiston

Review: Beauty and the Beast

Review: Beauty and the Beast

It’s a tale that’s old as time but Disney’s retelling of the classic fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast is nothing if not modern, fresh and above all enchanting.

It was bittersweet and strange watching a film that I held so dear as a child be remodelled and reworked into this live action version, however director Bill Condon did not disappoint me. Having directed the final two Twilight films, Condon was used to living up to high expectations of die-hard fans. Armed with three […]

 Hannah Parker

REVIEW: Iron Fist (TV series)

REVIEW: Iron Fist (TV series)

It all began with a blind man who could fight like a warrior. Soon after, a woman with super strength and the potential for flight joined in. Later, a man with bullet proof skin came along. But now, a man with a fist of iron is making his presence known. This new Marvel instalment for […]

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Is DC in need of a Hero in 2017?

Is DC in need of a Hero in 2017?

The fight has never been bigger for DC, they are deep in competition with Marvel to dominate the Superhero sub-genre of the box office. As Marvel are seemingly rising, DC are starting to fall, but where did it begin to go wrong for DC and is it too late to save it?

The Dark Knight. Arguably one of the most famed outings for the dark crusader, which reinvented the whole superhero sub-genre. It juxtaposed the Adam West theme which trademarked the series and harshened it by making a much darker more realistic version. Behind the helm was director Christopher Nolan whose other work included: Memento, Interstellar and […]

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John Wick: Chapter 2 Review

John Wick: Chapter 2 Review

The greatest concern for John Wick: Chapter 2, would be if it could live up to the high expectations of the unanticipated classic John Wick. Many fans worried that it would be subjected to the ‘Sequel Curse’ which includes the likes of Jurassic Park: Lost world and The Matrix: Reloaded. Fortunately for them John Wick: […]

 Sophia Clouston

Review: Patriots Day

Review: Patriots Day

On April 15, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts, the most tragic terrorist attack since 9/11 took place. Patriots Day recreates the horrific account of what happened on that “normal sunny day.”

Starring Mark Wahlberg as Police Sargent Tommy Saunders, a fictional character, who is a main component to the hectic storyline. From the beginning to end he works alongside real life individuals; Tommy’s boss the Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis (John Goodman) and Sergeant Jeffrey Pugliese (J.K Simmons). Director and co-writer Peter Berg has created an […]

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