• Film Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Walking into the almost empty cinema, I sat down looked around and thought ‘I’ve got a bad feeling about this’. Disney had the almost impossible task of writing an origins story for possibly the most iconic character in cinema history. Here are my spoiler-free thoughts on Ron Howard’s endeavour...
  • Look Out For…May

    As exam season begins to sneak along the horizon like the creepy lion from the Teletubbies, there is once again a whole plethora of films on offer. If you’re in the mood to cry, then Andrew Haigh follows his critically acclaimed 2015 film 45 Years with Lean on Pete,...
  • The Day Star Wars Died

    It is five years this month since The Walt Disney Company completed the acquisition of Lucasfilm, the production firm responsible for the creation of Star Wars, perhaps the most exceptional and significant media franchise in movie history, second only to Disney itself. Too young to go to the cinema...
  • Star Wars’ Future Han Solo Movie – Director’s Cut Out

    Controversy and justifiable doubt has engulfed Disney’s recent decision to fire Miller and Lord, the up-until-now directors of the as-yet-untitled Han Solo Star Wars movie. Fans vocalized their arguements against the ruling and apparent suppression of creative freedom, whereas others understand Kathleen Kennedy and co. were entirely justified in...
  • Album Review: Childish Gambino – “Awaken, My Love!”

    Anyone who has seen The Empire Strikes Back will be all too aware that it is the fantasy of so many to have Lando Calrissian serenade them with sweet R ‘n’ B. Well, here’s your chance. “”Awaken, My Love!” picks up the legacy of Prince and runs with it”...