• EA and Star Wars: The Fall of an Empire

    With Jedi: Fallen Order unveiling its first gameplay at E3, Jack examines EA’s troubled history with Star Wars. Imagine this. You’re one of the biggest game publishers on the planet, and you’re handed the biggest brand in pop-culture on a platter. Star Wars is bigger than ever. Episode VII...
  • The Magic Flute @ Theatre Royal

    Giant snakes, floating trees, dictatorships, and nurses armed with lightsabres. This might sound like the latest George Lucas film, but it is in fact Opera North’s newest version of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Magic Flute. While that may sound a little much, I can promise you it is all...
  • Scrapbook: Cinema Through Time

    In honour of our latest print issue being released, and in view of its theme of time, us here at Entertainment decided to take a look at how certain aspects of cinema have evolved. So hold on to your Flux Capacitors and take a stroll with us through film-time… The Rise and...
  • Has Disney Run Out of Ideas?

    Once upon a time, every child grew up spellbound by the magic of Disney movies. We all cried when Mufasa fell to his doom, we all filled our homes with high-pitched cries of ‘Under The Sea’, and we all sat cross-legged on our living room rug imaging ourselves traversing...
  • Film Review: First Man

    Despite the fact that sci-fi movies are not my usual go to film genre (seriously I have no interest in watching classics such as Star Trek or Star Wars), I did not think twice about going to watch First Man when I saw Ryan Gosling was going to play the lead. The...
  • Has 2018 heralded a new trend in science fiction?

    In a year of countless brilliant and industry-shaking films and TV shows, a trend seems to be emerging. An interest in humans in space has gripped the industry, and it doesn’t seem to be changing any time soon. Science Fiction has long been a popular genre, but arguably in...
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady – Dr. Who and Female Representation in Media

    If you hadn’t heard, last year the BBC announced that, after fifty years of men in the role, Broadchurch actress Jodie Whittaker would be playing the 13th Doctor when Doctor Who returned in 2018 with new showrunner Chris Chibnall at the helm. Naturally, fans lost their collective minds. Now,...