Tag: 2016

City of Tiny Lights is a disappointing case of style over substance

Director Pete Travis (Dredd, Vantage Point) dashes us into the boiling pot of a violent London cityscape and turns up the gas, but City of Tiny Lights lacks the main ingredient of a great thriller. Based on Patrick Neate’s 2005 novel...

/ 19th April 2017

Why we’re still talking about the critically acclaimed Personal Shopper

Gore-fests littered with jump scares are all too common these days, so a refreshing ghost story is always a relief. To some extent, this is what we get with Olivier Assayas’s Personal Shopper. Maureen (Kristen Stewart) is lonely, troubled and...

/ 14th April 2017

More Than Meets The Eyeballs- The Hidden Gems Of 2016

  Kubo and the Two Strings (Dir. Travis Knight) Kubo and the Two Strings is Laika Entertainment’s latest and most ambitious production to date. A combination of painstakingly captured stop motion and CGI, Kubo and the Two Strings certainly delivers on sheer spectacle. Its...

/ 17th January 2017

Commercial Hits and Misses of 2016

2016 has been filled with many surprising hits and many unsurprising flops, the industry has learnt not to produce unwarranted sequels and has also learnt that franchises guarantee box office returns. These are my top three best films of 2016...

/ 31st December 2016

Raid Your Fridge This Winter!

The new university year marks a change for the group DMU Fridge Raiders as they change their branding. DMU Fridge Raiders is a group of students and staff members who aim to advise and educate students on healthy living on a budget whilst...

/ 10th November 2016

INCOMING: The Alt. Sessions. Live Music in Leicester

The Alt. Sessions is a live music event that showcases the finest in Leicester talent, upcoming musicians and displays an eclectic selection of musical styles. The first show will feature four talented artists, all of whom will be performing a...

/ 21st October 2016

Burning Doors: Belarus free theatre at the Curve

An offer came up for the chance to go and watch Burning doors at The Curve Theatre, to which I responded, and later after work started to get ready to watch what I did not realise would be a whole...

/ 11th October 2016

The Struggles of a DJ

I love music. I love scratching and turntablism. Creation is a very organic process, and if people can see your ideas spill out right in front of them in some way, then it’s a truly special moment I think. For...

/ 4th October 2016

#LoveDMU Initiative: Launched thanks to DSU Lobbying and VC Investments

On Monday 3rd October, DMU’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dominic Shellard announced exciting and positive changes to the student experience as part of the #LoveDMU initiative. Standing in front of colleagues and students from the University, Professor Dominic Shellard started the event...

/ 3rd October 2016