Category: Film & TV

Cabin in the Woods: The Perfect Trick this Halloween

Five friends head into the forest on a remote vacation. On arrival, their joyful break takes a dark turn, as the cabin’s horrors and mysteries begin to reveal themselves. 2017 marks the 5th anniversary of Cabin in the Woods, and...

/ 23rd October 2017

Three Movies for the Perfect Fright Night

I think it’s a universally accepted truth that Christmas can’t be complete without Home Alone playing on the TV. It’s a classic, it’s a tradition and we all love it for a reason. There are some traditional Halloween films that...

/ 20th October 2017

Pink Sari Revolution: A Snapshot of Societal Struggle

At one point in Suba Das’ Pink Sari Revolution, lead character Sampat Pal (terrifically played by Syreeta Kumar) says “don’t be wishy-washy about rape” – it’s the pervading message in this adaptation of Amana Fontanella-Khan’s novel, a story of outdated...

/ 19th October 2017

Bojack Horseman: the age of the ‘sadcom’?

A cartoon television show featuring a town of co-existing humans and animals, labelled as a ‘comedy’ seems impossible to be sad, right? Well, it’s not as amusing all of the time as you would perhaps think. Bojack Horseman is a...

/ 18th October 2017

The Original Creepy Clown: Back to Screens

The original creepy clown, who started it all, crawls back out of the sewers, to feast on the fear of a whole new generation of cinemagoers. Coulrophobia, or more commonly known as ‘the fear of clowns’, is pretty common these...

/ 18th October 2017

Vincent Van Gogh: The Truth behind the Canvas

‘We cannot speak other than by our paintings’ wrote Vincent van Gogh in the last letter before his death. Directors of Loving Vincent (Dorota Kobiela and Hush Welchman), the first fully painted oil feature film, knew that a thorough understanding...

/ 17th October 2017

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