Tag: autumn

‘The Girl On The Train’ Grosses $100 Million

Tate Taylor’s adaptation is slick, stylish and boasts an impressive performance from Emily Blunt, but the urgency and suspense of Paula Hawkins’s hit novel is lost in translation. Many believed that the marketing for this film was not sufficient enough...

/ 27th October 2016

Doctor Strange: Weird and Wonderful?

[SPOILERS AHEAD] Marvel’s latest addition to their cinematic universe comes in the form of a psychedelic sorceror, Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), but does he manage to cast a strong enough spell? Doctor Strange is currently receiving very positive reviews …

/ 26th October 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

Don’t Just Fall into you Autumn Wardrobe

Autumn is right round the corner now so we need to get ourselves wrapped up and ready to face the bitter winds that the UK has in store for us this time. But there is no need to turn out...

/ 17th September 2015

Hypothermia is not a good look

Photo: Teakdoor Even before I decided to study at DMU and live in Leicester, I was vaguely aware of the similarities and differences between England and my homeland. Both have a similar, flat landscape, a lot of greenery (although the...

/ 11th March 2015