Category: Film & TV

The Night Manager- Are we watching for Tom Hiddleston or the story?

A couple of weeks ago, the BBC’s adaptation of John Le Carre’s ‘The Night Manager’ premiered to an impressive 6 million viewers. According to TV rating statistics, a fair few of those 6 million, are women. This will …

/ 16th March 2016

Love or hate Ryan Reynolds, his lesser known films are the real stars

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/ 13th February 2016

Deadpool, a subversive barrel of laughs

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] February 10th sees the release of Deadpool for the UK, and after leaked test footage was released online, Fox was forced to green light the movie. The film sees...

/ 10th February 2016

What do we deserve from a Tekken reboot?

The main cast of Tekken         I will always hold Tekken as my favourite video game ever. Apart from the Batman: Arkham games, it’s the only game series that has genuinely made an impact. I’m nearly 21...

/ 27th January 2016

How Jessica Jones teaches us about the power of consent

Krysten Ritter stars as ‘Jessica Jones’ a super powered P.I navigating Hell’s Kitchen   Since Jessica Jones, Marvel’s 13- episode superhero extravaganza was released on Netflix, it’s all anyone has talked about… and for good reason. Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter)...

/ 25th November 2015

The Blurring lines of Video Games and Film

With the blurring lines of comic books, video games and film; is anything really unique to its craft anymore?   The Technical’s -With a film, you’re only watching and observing it rather than immersing yourself in an imaginary world like...

/ 15th November 2015

A Streetcar Named Desire

  Charlie Brooks stars in The Curve’s production of ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’   Nikolai Foster’s revival of ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ at The Curve in Leicester was always going to be something to look forward to as it’s …

/ 10th November 2015

Will Spectre overtake Skyfall for the highest grossing UK film ever?

As James Bond takes part in the Day of the Dead festival, we ask, does Spectre live up to Skyfall?     [SPOILERS AHEAD] Spectre is the 24th James Bond film and the successor to the UK’s highest grossing film...

/ 28th October 2015

Is Narcos really the new Breaking Bad?

As the popularity of Narcos grows, we ask, has the drug genre been overused? It would be fawning to talk about Breaking Bad having a legacy only two years after it ended, but it affects what we are watching today....

/ 20th October 2015

Sicario… switching up the game

Emily Blunt stuns as Kate Macer in the nail biting autumn hit ‘Sicari During a kidnapping raid in Arizona, Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) and her team of FBI agents discover corpses hidden in the walls of of a house in...

/ 13th October 2015