Category Archives: Films

5 of my favourite comedy film moments

You can’t beat a bit of comedy. Nothing better to cheer up a gloomy mood and put behind you a 6 game losing streak on FIFA that saw you launch your pad through the air like a swan chasing a … Continue reading

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Black Mass Review

A stylised showcase of violence Black Mass is interesting. I think that’s the word that perfectly sums up the film. The story of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger and his rise to crime kingpin of Boston captures and keeps your attention throughout … Continue reading

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The Martian Review

The Martian has come at a very appropriate time. Off the back the massive successes of space travel drama’s Gravity and Interstellar, The Martian continues a long line of excellent sci-fi films that have really re-established the genre. To add on … Continue reading

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Batman and me

It began with Tim Burton’s 1989 damp, murky and slightly odd Batman. With Michael Keatons older weird chinned Batman and Jack Nicholson’s wacky yet unsettling and maniacal Joker. The cheeky splash of yellow in the batman symbol and utility belt against … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Everest

I love a true story film. Biographical dramas always resonate with me and I find films a lot more tense when you realise that these were real people and real lives that were on the line. As soon as I … Continue reading

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The Culture of Censorship

Watching the recent BBC drama ‘Gamechangers’ about Rockstar’s battle with Jack Thompson got me thinking about the resurgence of censorship within the past year. I remember the Jack Thompson-driven war against video games of a few years ago. We saw … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Gamechangers

Grand Theft Auto is one of the biggest and best games of all time. It is also one of the most controversial. So it seems fitting that a movie about it would be controversial as well. Rockstar themselves have called … Continue reading

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