Ewan Gleadow

Review: Mary and Max 10th Anniversary

Review: Mary and Max 10th Anniversary

Friendship is a valuable thing, apparently, and I feel that’s the driving message of Mary and Max, a beautifully animated film with an even better tone. Animation is a superb way to invite an audience into a larger than life world, but with Mary and Max quite the opposite occurs and it’s what makes it so excellently unique. […]

 Sam Griffiths

Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – A good feature, but not a good film

Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – A good feature, but not a good film

Taking advantage of a viewing audience is very easy in this day and age. Very easy. We’ve seen it done for Harry Potter, Twilight and now The Hunger Games. Needlessly stretching out the source material to create an extra money-spinning trip to the pictures for a franchise (The Hobbit can be left out due to […]

 Northern Lights

The Northern Lights Film Show – "Not That We've Ever Been To The Sahara, But…"

The Northern Lights Film Show – "Not That We've Ever Been To The Sahara, But…"

  Watch this! Actually, don’t. It’s just audio. But it is the first Northern Lights film show, which makes it incredibly important. Sam and Angus bring you their thoughts on the movie news, upcoming releases and reviews of the latest films. This week we talk meltdowns, master-builders, and McConaughey; Lego and Leto; and imaginary treks. [soundcloud […]

 Josh Hollis

Northern Lights Podcast #2: A New Music Venue For Sunderland?

Northern Lights Podcast #2: A New Music Venue For Sunderland?

Well we’re back on the airwaves with the second edition of the Northern Lights Podcast, following it’s stellar (if we may say so) début last month. This edition follows the big musical news that Sunderland City Council have approved plans for a brand-new 4000 capacity live music venue in the city, and features a man-flu […]