Category: Film & TV

Is Furious 7 everything you could want in an action movie?

        The latest Fast and Furious instalment, set to be released in April, seems to incorporate everything you would want in an action movie. The plot follows the gangs return to take down Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham)...

/ 22nd February 2015

Bridget Jones 3 – What’s really going on?

          Everyone’s favourite relatable romantic comedy character Bridget Jones is still in a state of ambiguity as the script for ‘Bridget Jones baby’ has been halted more than 4 times over the past 3 years. The...

/ 17th February 2015

1990’s rom coms have always done it better

        1990’s romantic comedies have taught many of us 20 something’s valuable life lessons involving relationships, sex and career goals. None more so than 1995 classic ‘Clueless’, Clueless follows the opulent teenage life of Cher, who describes...

/ 15th February 2015

Why do we find things in film offensive?

What might offend a small group of people might make another group laugh. Many violent films that feature brutal death and mutilation make people laugh because it is a release of tension and suppressed desires. This is the ‘Relief theory’,...

/ 10th February 2015

Who should win the best actress Oscar?

There has been a lot of talk about the effect women have in the film industry, recently instigated by Best Actress nominee Reese Witherspoon, but who will actually win this year? Reese Witherspoon’s portrayal of Cheryl in 2014 hit ‘Wild’...

/ 8th February 2015

The Theory of Everything review

Directed by James Marsh and based on Jane Wilde Hawking’s memoir, Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen, the film The Theory of Everything allows us a glimpse into the life of Stephen Hawking and his first wife, Jane Wilde, from when the two...

/ 3rd February 2015

Why you should be watching Hannibal

The latest TV adaption of Hannibal may have contained episodes too gory to show in America but the reboot of the fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter is television brilliance. The show’s creator, Bryan Fuller, has previously written for Heroes, another...

/ 1st February 2015

Are sequels the nightmare of good film?

        Ever liked a film so much that you just wanted no more of it. You’re not alone. The film economy in its simplest form is a money making machine, spouting out millions of dollars on special...

/ 27th January 2015

Angry, White and Proud

Angry, White and Proud aired on the 14th January, Angry, White and Proud is a one off documentary about growing racial tensions and the rise of splinter cell nationalist groups, documenting the travels and adventures of a small section of...

/ 25th January 2015

Is it wrong for Jennifer Aniston to be snubbed from the Oscars?

  Marion Cotillard, Felicity Jones, Julianne Moore; Reese Witherspoon and Rosamund Pike. But no Jennifer Aniston. This years Oscar nominations for the Best Actress category didn’t include Jennifer Aniston, but why? Take for example, Amy Adams. She wins the Golden Globe...

/ 20th January 2015