Category: Film & TV

Who should win the best actress Oscar?

There has been a lot of talk about the effect women have in the film industry, recently instigated by Best Actress nominee Reese Witherspoon, but who will actually win this year? Reese Witherspoon’s portrayal of Cheryl in 2014 hit ‘Wild’...

/ 8th February 2015

The Theory of Everything review

Directed by James Marsh and based on Jane Wilde Hawking’s memoir, Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen, the film The Theory of Everything allows us a glimpse into the life of Stephen Hawking and his first wife, Jane Wilde, from when the two...

/ 3rd February 2015

Why you should be watching Hannibal

The latest TV adaption of Hannibal may have contained episodes too gory to show in America but the reboot of the fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter is television brilliance. The show’s creator, Bryan Fuller, has previously written for Heroes, another...

/ 1st February 2015

Are sequels the nightmare of good film?

        Ever liked a film so much that you just wanted no more of it. You’re not alone. The film economy in its simplest form is a money making machine, spouting out millions of dollars on special...

/ 27th January 2015

Angry, White and Proud

Angry, White and Proud aired on the 14th January, Angry, White and Proud is a one off documentary about growing racial tensions and the rise of splinter cell nationalist groups, documenting the travels and adventures of a small section of...

/ 25th January 2015

Is it wrong for Jennifer Aniston to be snubbed from the Oscars?

  Marion Cotillard, Felicity Jones, Julianne Moore; Reese Witherspoon and Rosamund Pike. But no Jennifer Aniston. This years Oscar nominations for the Best Actress category didn’t include Jennifer Aniston, but why? Take for example, Amy Adams. She wins the Golden Globe...

/ 20th January 2015

‘Into The Woods’ reviewed

  Released earlier this year, Disney’s latest feature-length musical Into The Woods is a star-studded affair that is, in setting, visually stimulating and accompanied by a wonderful musical score. Set in the woods surrounding a village, fairytale characters such as...

/ 18th January 2015

Best film of the year goes to…

Adam Wingard’s The Guest (Now on DVD from 29th December) follows the story of a soldier named David Collins who visits his comrades family to protect and comfort them. What seems like a charming man helping out soon takes an...

/ 31st December 2014

Why The Vampire Diaries’ Kai might be the best TV villain in recent years

  In 2010, The CW launched a supernatural vampire show based on L.J Smiths book series The Vampire Diaries. Hot on the heels of True Blood and Twilight, the show took America by storm. UK programmer ITV2 then picked up...

/ 23rd December 2014

Top 5 Christopher Nolan films

No. 5 – Memento The story of a man who must find the murderer of his wife whilst inconveniently having amnesia, Memento deals with time in two different stories. Although not ‘Fight Club’, it can be seen as a cult film, with the...

/ 2nd December 2014