• IMDb Top 250: The Greatest Films Of All Time?

    From budding critics to anybody with a mild interest in motion pictures, computer programmer Col Needham’s Internet Movie Database (IMDb) provides a wealth of factual information and trivia for all things cinema and television. Open to input from anybody with an internet connection, it has compiled the users’ top...
  • Review – Video Nasties: Draconian days

    Filmmaker Jake West came to Nottingham to show us Part II of his Video Nasties documentary series –  entitled Draconian Days. The first part, ‘Moral Panic, Censorship and Videotapes’, was released back in 2010 and began by running through the 72 controversial classics, ranging from the infamous I Spit...
  • Trailer Watch – The Drop

    2013 was a sad year for the fans of James Gandolfini, the lead role of one of the best series of all time: The Sopranos. Before his death, Gandolfini starred alongside Tom Hardy, in the fitting farewell The Drop. The Drop’s plot centres around a bartender (Hardy) whose place of...
  • Trailer Watch – The Giver

    The Giver was written in 1993 as a children’s novel. The plot centres around a young boy named Jonas, who begins to question the increasingly dystopian rule of an artificially utopian society. Jonas will be played by Brenton Thwaites, another export from Australia who, like the Hemsworth brothers and...
  • Have we really seen the last of Hayao Miyazaki?

    In September 2013 Japanese animé director Hayao Miyazaki announced his retirement with his final film: The Wind Rises. Miyazaki, aged 72, has a career that has spanned over 5 decades and reached cinema across the world. With various awards under his belt, including an Oscar, it is safe to...
  • Oscars – Best Actress – Who Should Have Won

    Another year, another incredible group of nominees for Best Actress. However, with all accolades worth winning there can only every be one winner. This year, Cate Blanchett took home the oscar for Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine. Our contributors write about each of this years nominees performance and who they...
  • Trailer watch – 22 Jump Street

    22 Jump Street is the follow-up to the hugely successful 21 Jump Street. The trailer looked extremely similar to the first film, it looks as though the director is sticking to a similar plot. Except for the fact that it is set in the College environment instead of a...