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 […]

 Paul Farrell

Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Sonic the Hedgehog’s second outing on the Mega Drive proved to be one of the most definitive sequels in gaming history. Here’s a full review on the game. Sonic the Hedgehog was one of the most successful games on the Mega Drive with over 15 million units sold. As a result, it had lodged Sonic firmly […]

 Jordan Davidson

A Retrospective on Star Wars – Episode 6 Return of the Jedi

Well, here we are on the final leg of our adventure, and the force is strong with this one…

 Jordan Davidson

A Retrospective on Star Wars – Episode 5 The Empire Strikes Back

As we near the end of our journey into the Star Wars saga, things aren’t looking good for our budding heroes. The Empire is closing in and all Luke can rely on is the wisdom of something small, green and very peculiar… The Empire Strikes Back is the first of the only two Star Wars […]

 Jordan Davidson

A Retrospective on Star Wars – Episode 4 A New Hope

Here it is, the film that kicked off the biggest science fiction franchise that has ever, and likely will ever, exist. So why is it such a big deal?… When taken into context, this film is really quite remarkable. By pioneering ground-breaking computer generated and practical effects it was unlike anything that had been seen […]

 Jordan Davidson

A Retrospective on Star Wars – Episode 3 Revenge of the Sith review

Finally we’ve come to the end of our journey into the prequel trilogy, it can’t get any worse can it?… I’m happy to say that this is not the case, Revenge of the Sith is, by far, my favourite of the prequels. Taking place at the tail end of the Clone Wars, which begun at […]

 Jordan Davidson

A Retrospective on Star Wars – Episode 2 Attack of The Clones review

We go for round two with the historic Sci-Fi franchise Set 10 years after the Phantom Menace, we pick up this instalment with…wait…10 years… Ok, we pick up the franchise a whole decade after its prequel, which is more than a little dizzying. Our young former slave boy Anakin is now a Jedi in-training under […]