• #FREEFORTNITE: Google And Apple Vs Epic Games

    Emily Ash and Jack Richardson Emily examines the spat between Google, Apple, and Epic, and reminds us why corporations are not our friends.  The Apple Store and Google’s Play Store are powerhouses of the mobile app market. Taking a 30% cut of all in-app purchases is a huge money-maker...
  • Album Review: Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino

    Who the f*** are Arctic Monkeys? Only, the biggest name in British alternative music and after a five year hiatus they’re back and certainly making an impression. Twelve years on from their first album, the Sheffield quartet has released their sixth studio album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino. And...
  • Gender-swapped remakes: A risk worth taking?

    With cinematic studios producing gender-swapped remakes such as Ghostbusters and Ocean’s Eleven, it generates a discussion on whether this is a positive way to progress women in film or if it the potential hindrance to them is too risky. There is no doubt that even if there are strong...
  • Film Review: The Cloverfield Paradox

    Ten years after the first film, the Cloverfield franchise has become unrecognisable from the raw ‘found-footage’ concept that once defined it. Now with a different director (Julius Onah), almost double the budget and J. J. Abrams as the producer, you would think The Cloverfield Paradox was a prequel with serious...
  • Look Out For… January

    A new month, a new year, a new set of films to look forward to. In Winston Churchill biopic Darkest Hour, Gary Oldman once again transforms himself in a performance that’s hotly tipped for awards glory. Speaking of which, the Bulgarian-Greek drama Glory depicts a platelayer (Stefan Denolyubov) who...
  • Look Out For… May

    Ah, May. A wonderful time of the year, when the Sun is shining and the trees are blossoming. Well, unless you’re a student, in which case the month is full of coffee, cramming and more coffee. If you happen to have a couple of hours to spare, though, May...
  • Film Review – The Martian

    Ridley Scott doesn’t have a monopoly on space, but sometimes it can feel that way (even though Alfonso Cuarón likely made the definitive space movie of the past decade). He’s the founder of the Alien franchise and awkward purveyor of new Prometheus brand too – some of the biggest...