• Trailer Watch – Beauty and the Beast

    It’s finally here; the long-anticipated addition to the new set of accumulating Disney live action remakes, which includes the hugely popular Maleficent (2014) and Cinderella (2015). The official trailer for the magical Beauty and the Beast (2017) does not disappoint. From the outset of the trailer, where the soft...
  • Film Review – Spotlight

    Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo and Rachel McAdams head an all-star cast in Tom McCarthy’s fact-based drama. The plot follows a group of tenacious reporters, for the Boston Globe newspaper, as they investigate the cover-up of sexual abuse by Catholic priests in the area. What starts as a simple (albeit...
  • Review – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

    There has been a substantial amount of hype across the hemispheres over The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, and the film does not disappoint. With exquisite actors and a darker storyline, this third cinematic instalment in the franchise sees its protagonist mature quite fiercely along with this once innocent series of films. Mockingjay is author Suzanne...
  • Next on Netflix #16

    This week in Next on Netflix, Tom recommends three very different shows currently available on Netflix. BoJack Horseman Couple Archer’s machine-gun wit with Alan Partridge’s outdated-celebrity-with-misjudged-sense-of-importance and you’ve got the latest, animated Netflix Original, BoJack Horseman. Set in a world where humans and anthropomorphised animals coexist, washed-up star of 90’s family...
  • Trailer Watch – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

    Mockingjay – Part 1 may only be adapting the first half of the concluding Hunger Games novel, but if its trailer is anything to go on, it’s going to be an epic opening to the final story in the series. In this explosive new trailer, Katniss and her companions face gunfire, collapsing...