Category: Film & TV

Blade Runner: 2049, An Open Letter to Sceptics

Are you one of those purists, refusing to see the new Blade Runner film because you believe that the original was a one-off that can never be replicated? Or are you someone who is completely baffled by the whole ‘Blade...

/ 27th October 2017

Kingsman: The Overhyped Circle

In 2014 Kingsman: The Secret Service hit the cinema screens. And when I say hit – I mean demolished. The comic book adaptation was an unknown franchise to most film-goers, but the combination of Vaughn’s innovative way to shoot fight...

/ 26th October 2017

A Snapshot in the Film Industry: Kenneth Branagh

With ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ chugging around the corner, it’s time to take a look at director, Kenneth Branagh’s previous directorial departures. Kenneth Branagh is an acclaimed actor, who everybody seems to know; whether that be from his recent...

/ 26th October 2017

Cabin in the Woods: The Perfect Trick this Halloween

Five friends head into the forest on a remote vacation. On arrival, their joyful break takes a dark turn, as the cabin’s horrors and mysteries begin to reveal themselves. 2017 marks the 5th anniversary of Cabin in the Woods, and...

/ 23rd October 2017

Three Movies for the Perfect Fright Night

I think it’s a universally accepted truth that Christmas can’t be complete without Home Alone playing on the TV. It’s a classic, it’s a tradition and we all love it for a reason. There are some traditional Halloween films that...

/ 20th October 2017

Pink Sari Revolution: A Snapshot of Societal Struggle

At one point in Suba Das’ Pink Sari Revolution, lead character Sampat Pal (terrifically played by Syreeta Kumar) says “don’t be wishy-washy about rape” – it’s the pervading message in this adaptation of Amana Fontanella-Khan’s novel, a story of outdated...

/ 19th October 2017

Bojack Horseman: the age of the ‘sadcom’?

A cartoon television show featuring a town of co-existing humans and animals, labelled as a ‘comedy’ seems impossible to be sad, right? Well, it’s not as amusing all of the time as you would perhaps think. Bojack Horseman is a...

/ 18th October 2017

The Original Creepy Clown: Back to Screens

The original creepy clown, who started it all, crawls back out of the sewers, to feast on the fear of a whole new generation of cinemagoers. Coulrophobia, or more commonly known as ‘the fear of clowns’, is pretty common these...

/ 18th October 2017