• Amazon on Fire – What can we do?

    More than 72,000 fire outbreaks in Brazil have occurred this year – an increase by 84% from 2018 (according to the National Institute for Space Research).  Though the Amazon rainforest feels geographically far from the UK, it remains the heart of the planet. Since July, the deforestation rate was...
  • Look Out For… AUGUST

    As the summer rages on, what better place to hide from the sun than at the cinema? For all you Gilmore Girls fans staunchly on Team Jess, Milo Ventimiglia stars in the adaptation of the 2008 best seller The Art of Racing in the Rain, about a race car...
  • The Future of Marvel Studios – Part 2

    WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Yes there’s more. Much more. (Read The Future of Marvel Studios – Part 1 first!) DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS – May 7th, 2021 Once again starring Benedict Cumberbatch, this time Elizabeth Olsen will co-star. Crucially, in the comics Doctor Strange is the one...
  • The Future of Marvel Studios – Part 1

    WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Iron Man is dead. Captain America has retired. Will the MCU fail without them? Not if Disney has anything to say about it. Announced at San Diego Comic Con, the MCU’s Phase 4 is the studio’s shortest (at only two years long) yet boldest and most...
  • Life after Thrones: HBO

    Now that HBO (and TV’s) biggest show Game of Thrones has ended (amid a storm of fan backlash, we might add) many subscriptions to the esteemed cable channel are assumed to start dropping like flies. HBO’s solution? Invest in as much premium content as possible. It started earlier this...
  • The Disney-Fox Merger: A key summary

    At 2 minutes after midnight EST, March 20th, the $71bn acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney finally began after over 18 months of legal ratification. The deal is unprecedented in Hollywood and is causing a predicted 4,000 layoffs to both avoid duplication with Disney’s copious existing assets, and...
  • Petition Launched To Make Derby Road Safer

    The petition, which was started by UoN student Elliott Silver, is directed at Nottingham City Council and demands changes to the safety measures on Derby Road. Given that Derby Road cuts through Lenton and is busy both in terms of vehicular and pedestrian traffic, particularly at rush hour, it...