Ed Quinn

Top 10 Games of 2015

Top 10 Games of 2015

It’s coming up to Christmas now, so undoubtedly a lot of game buying is about to happen (for those who didn’t utilize Black Friday sales properly), and soon after that, a New Year will begin, which will herald a new host of video games to play! 2015 has been an eventful year for videogames, seeing […]

 Sophie Dishman

Top 10 Books of 2015

Top 10 Books of 2015

Books have been popular this year despite the rise of the Kindle and other technology-driven ways to read books. Here the top 10 books of 2015 from the team at Northern Lights!  1. The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins. This may be one of the most successful books of the year. It’s a captivating […]

 Sophie Dishman

Top 10 Boxsets of 2015

Top 10 Boxsets of 2015

Boxsets are a great excuse to binge watch your favourite show or perhaps a new show that you’ve been meaning to watch. Not everyone has Netflix, so the Northern Lights team have included TV, film and Netflix boxsets to this top 10. 1. American Horror Story: Seasons 1-4. This is perhaps one of the most […]

 Francisco Andrade

The Best 6 films of 2015 – The Northern Lights

As this year is coming to an end, there is a tendency for top lists to start pouring out. Our Northern Lights team have picked top 6 films that we have enjoyed the most throughout 2015, and we hope you will enjoy them too! 1. Star Wars: The Force Awakens Most of us had to […]

 

Comic Con 2015

On the weekend of November 21st 2015, thousands of comic book, film and TV fans descended on Metro Radio Arena, for two days of Comic Con. Organised by Showmasters, the weekend bought fans close to their heroes from the big and small screen. Darth Vader actor David Prowse, former Doctor Who actor Peter Perves as […]

 Francisco Andrade

Review: Grimes new album, Art Angels

Review: Grimes new album, Art Angels

The world of experimental, electronic and art music is filled with alter-egos, from Trent Raznor’s Nine Inch Nails to the famous animated Gorilazz by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, and in the last five years there has been a boom in female solo performances in these genres with the likes of Zola Jesus, Glasser and, perhaps the […]

 Francisco Andrade

Review: The Neighbourhood – Wiped Out!

Californian pop-rock group The Neighbourhood released their second album in late October, following their debut in 2013 with I Love You, and like its predecessor it hasn’t had a big impact in the music world. Their new work, Wiped Out, is a follow-up in the groups’  Southern-California-melancholy melody that seems to be getting more and more in vogue […]

 Jordan Davidson

Review: Jurassic World “dinosaurs are cool and there are a lot of dinosaurs”

When I turned up to see Jurassic World I was expecting a huge scale monster movie with little depth but more than enough prehistoric goodness to make up for it. Overall my initial expectations were met, but with a few nice surprises that left me far more satisfied than I could have hoped. Set 22 […]

 Leah Goodwin

Lower Than Atlantis embark on their sold out UK tour before leaving music industry forever

Lower Than Atlantis burst onto the scene with a curious hybrid of punk-rock swagger and lyrically well-led tunes, playing their part in the rise of post-hardcore, alternative rock bands. Now, their chart-climbing, self-titled studio album proves that they are capable of turning their hand to a different pop sound. Northern Lights caught up with lead […]

 Melanie Hall

Martin Luther King's struggle for justice in Selma

Martin Luther King's struggle for justice in Selma

Selma, predicted to be one of the best films this year starring David Oyelowo, is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The film follows the icon […]