Ape-ocalypse Now! – War for the Planet of the Apes review

War for the Planet of the Apes is the latest instalment to the Apes series that debuted in Pierre Boulle’s 1963 novel La Planète des Singes. Directed by Matt Reeves, the final instalment in the prequel trilogy is a homage...

/ 29th July 2017

Game of Thrones New Season: Reaction and Review

Brace Yourselves, Spoilers are Coming For avid Game of Thrones fans, the wait for the most epic TV programme ever made (objectively speaking) to return was an excruciating one. After waiting over a year to hear any news from our...

/ 28th July 2017

Dunkirk – Film Review

On the coast of 1940’s France, the beaches of Dunkirk holds over 380,000 soldiers desperately trying to evacuate back to Britain before the advancing German forces overwhelm allied troops and kill every last man. Dunkirk is directed by Christopher Nolan,...

/ 27th July 2017

Okja – Film Review

Bong Joon-ho delivers once again with this tale tackling corporate corruption, the meat industry and the bond between a young girl and her lovable companion. Having directed such masterpieces as 2003’s Memories of Murder and the outstanding family drama, creature-feature...

/ 18th July 2017

Beach House – B-Sides and Rarities – Album Review

There aren’t many bands who are in as much control of their craft as Beach House. The dream-pop duo’s penchant for creating atmospheric, hazy songs is unwavering; manifesting itself over six albums in a nine-year period. After releasing Depression Cherry...

/ 18th July 2017

Sakamoto secures a Yomiuri Giants win

Hayato Sakamoto, the home-grown shortstop who has played for the Giants since his Nippon Professional Baseball league debut in 2007, secured a victory against the Yakult Swallows with a home run in the 6th innings. Having never been to a...

/ 17th July 2017

My Cousin Rachel – Film Review

Roger Michel’s My Cousin Rachel, the latest in a long line of Daphne du Maurier adaptations (one that began with Alfred Hitchcock’s 1939 adaptation of Jamaica Inn) is a tale of romance, deception and mystery. The narrative centres upon Phillip, a young English orphan...

/ 30th June 2017

Trainspotting Live at the Curve (22/06/17)

How many times can can you say that, on your way into the theatre, you were handed glow sticks and earplugs? How often do you walk into a makeshift 90s-era club – music pounding, lighting just right – to the...

/ 24th June 2017

Baby Driver – Film Review

Edgar Wright’s new fire-fuelled romantic heist thriller is the first he has made since completing the beloved Cornetto trilogy, and there are no signs of him slowing down with this two-hour adrenaline charged joy ride. Baby (Ansel Elgort) is a...

/ 22nd June 2017

Cigarettes After Sex – Debut Album Review

Greg Gonzalez and his ambient dream pop group Cigarettes After Sex have been active since 2008, having just now released their anticipated self-titled debut album. Rather than hasty releases, they have mused over their sound and accomplished it. Ever since...

/ 21st June 2017