Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: Wild Mountain Thyme

Movie Review: Wild Mountain Thyme

I am not inflicted with the parasite or emotional damage necessary to conceive and create Wild Mountain Thyme, but I hope to find myself on such a level sooner rather than later. For the creative forces out there, who struggle to get their dutifully crafted art seen by a paying public, remind yourself that it is […]

 Nicole Wood

Review: Fifty Shades Freed

Review: Fifty Shades Freed

When you think of Fifty Shades you immediately think “porn for women”. But take away the sexist expectation, the final instalment of the trilogy opens your mind to the story behind the title. Dakota Johnson portrays Anastasia Steele perfectly in the final adaptation of the erotic novels by E.L James. Although many will think her […]

 Danielle Blakeley

Fifty Shades Darker – Review

Fifty Shades Darker – Review

The well-anticipated Mr dark and mysterious recently topped the box office film charts, but it wasn’t quite the troubled billionaire protagonist that people were expecting. The Lego Batman Movie raked in £7.9 million on its opening weekend, meaning capes and comedy beat Christian Grey and his raunchy sequel to the top spot. Fifty Shades Darker earned a slightly lower £7.56 million, nearly half the amount of its Valentine’s Day predecessor, ranking it in second place.

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson reprised their roles as billionaire bad boy, Christian Grey and inexperienced ‘misfit,’ Anastasia Steele, but continued to struggle with on screen chemistry in this disappointing sequel. The movie begins with the “not a hearts and flowers kind of” Christian, giving Anastasia… flowers, in a bid to swoon her back to […]