Category: Entertainment

Ariana’s Grand Comeback: Exploring Her Last Single

With four UK number ones, Ariana has been on a roll recently, releasing hit after hit and leading a new generation of strong independent women. Grande’s new song, ‘7 Rings’ has rocked the charts in 2019, taking the top position...

/ 15th February 2019

REVIEW: How Full House is single handily transforming Leicester’s Techno and House scene

A review of Leicester’s most talked about upcoming techno brand, Full House, after their latest event smashed raver’s expectations with world-class DJ, Archie Hamilton, headlining the night.  Dark, groovy and intimate was the vibe at Full House’s most recent event...

/ 10th February 2019

T2 Trainspotting Reviewed

T2: Trainspotting is directed by Danny Boyle and stars Ewan McGreggor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle. Set twenty years after the events of the cultural phenomenon, the sequel tells a story of memory, regret and the new...

/ 7th February 2019

Bohemian Rhapsody Review

The main advert circulating prior to the release of Bohemian Rhapsody teased that ‘The only thing more extraordinary than their music is his story’. The film offers the modern world that grew up without Freddie Mercury and Queen, a chance to see...

/ 5th February 2019

High as Hope Review

Following their tour of How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful in 2015, Florence Welch admits she was straight back in the studio working on her next album. High as Hope, which was released last June, does not disappoint, casting the...

/ 27th January 2019

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch – To control or to be controlled

(Warning: the following article contains spoilers!) Who doesn’t like a good Choose-your-own-adventure book? Or a multiple-choice video game? That’s where Netflix original Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’s popularity has its roots. The interactive film gave the viewers a chance to make decisions...

/ 25th January 2019

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – Film Review

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald gives fans of the wizarding world an insight into the world before the boy who lived. J.K. Rowling’s old-school cinematic world building, exploring many serious, moralistic themes, explored through an epic, classic battle between...

/ 29th November 2018

I picked 10 uplifting films perfect for rainy days

Autumn can be a strange time. The days start getting shorter, the cold begins to creep in and coursework starts to accumulate. Before you know it, you’re stuck in a routine of assignments with not a lot of time to...

/ 26th November 2018

Elevation by Stephen King: A review

Stephen King’s new novel, Elevation, is not what I was expecting. For a start, the novel is less than 300 pages long; perhaps novella is a more appropriate term for it. But what really caught me off guard is that...

/ 17th November 2018

Theatre Production Review – Alice in Her Shoes

On 26th October, I saw the one-woman show Alice In Her Shoes. Writer and performer Elaine Pantling portrayed Leicester’s suffragette Alice Hawkins. Pantling was accompanied by a 40-person strong choir, made up of three different choirs: Fosse Singers, Red Leicester Choir and...

/ 15th November 2018