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 Kamron Kent

Sir Alec Guinness: The original Obi-Wan Kenobi

Sir Alec Guinness: The original Obi-Wan Kenobi

August marked the 20th anniversary since Sir Alec Guinness had passed away. During his life, he featured in many iconic roles from Obi-Wan Kenobi in the original Star Wars trilogy to Colonel Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957). However, it was also known that Guinness had contributed to the war efforts during […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: The King of Staten Island

Movie Review: The King of Staten Island

American comedies aren’t, for the most part, something I enjoy all that much. I’ve seen more than a handful of Judd Apatow’s directed works and the majority of them are just okay. They always suffer from being achingly long, and most of his work can fit within the ninety-minute confines of most other comedy movies. […]

 Northern Lights

TV Show Review: Black Mirror Season 5

TV Show Review: Black Mirror Season 5

Whenever Netflix releases another of their Original TV shows, we all simultaneously hold our breath. Bracing ourselves for another cliché teen drama to add to the collection of other mind-numbing Netflix Originals. Surprisingly, Black Mirror turned out to be innovative and distinctive. Instead of another manufactured love story, we were met with the harsh reality […]

 Kamron Kent

PREVIEW: The Last of Us Part Two

PREVIEW: The Last of Us Part Two

Naughty Dog’s PlayStation exclusive The Last of Us Part Two has been given a release date, revealed in it’s latest trailer. And it looks GOOD!  This installment seems to be set 15 to 20 years after the events of the first installment – The Last of Us. The trailer builds upon Ellie’s story, who looks […]

 Ryan Easby

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season One: Witch (22nd Anniversary Retrospective)

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season One: Witch (22nd Anniversary Retrospective)

  Ah, Witch. The episode of Buffy The Vampire Slayer that first uses plot elements of the show as ways to actualize social issues through metaphors. It’s something the show will do many, many times throughout its lifespan, but it all started here. Here, the social issues that Buffy takes up is the idea that parents sometimes try […]

 Richard Bellis

Review: War of the Worlds 40th anniversary

Review: War of the Worlds 40th anniversary

  View this post on Instagram   Thanks @motorpointarenacardiff, you were a blast last night! Back again today for Round 2! Photo credit: Roy Smiljanic A post shared by Jeff Wayne (@twotw_official) on Dec 10, 2018 at 6:38am PST Its been 40 years since Jeff Wayne’s iconic version of War of the Worlds came out […]

 Northern Lights

Dr Who’s That Girl? A Preview with John Paul Green

Dr Who’s That Girl? A Preview with John Paul Green

John Paul Green, a Film, Media and Cultures lecturer at the University of Sunderland, discusses the latest incarnation of Doctor Who ahead of the upcoming series. And as the new series hits our screens on Sunday, 7 October, the thirteenth Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, takes over the TARDIS helm. John Paul welcomes this first female incarnation […]

 Emily Mertens

REVIEW: How To Get Away With Murder Season Four

REVIEW: How To Get Away With Murder Season Four

How To Get Away With Murder has two personalities. Firstly, its murder-frenzy side. These episodes are fast-paced, shocking and extremely engaging. They make it difficult to look away from the screen and make waiting for the next episode excruciatingly hard. The other, is more in-depth and thought-provoking – like a wiser older sister. They look […]

 Jake Anderson

Review: Avengers Infinity War

Review: Avengers Infinity War

-SPOILER WARNING- ‘Avengers Infinity War’ was originally announced all the way back in October 2014 – Nearly 4 years ago – with Marvel and Disney building up to it since Marvel’s hit ‘Guardians of The Galaxy’. Infinity War promised fans an experience that would bring the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy and other characters like […]

 Ryan Young

Review: Isle of Dogs

Review: Isle of Dogs

In a dystopian Japanese town, dogs have become the political enemy. The scourge of Megasaki City and a threat to all they encounter through overpopulation and disease. Yet, Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs is loving, heartfelt and hauntingly beautiful. If you’re familiar with Wes Anderson’s work, you’ll know it when you see it and Isle […]