• 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,...
  • Film Review: Incredibles 2

    It’s been 14 years since the first Incredibles hit the silver screen, but finally after the long wait (and an extra month thanks to the World Cup) Incredibles 2 is in cinemas. Written and Directed by Brad Bird, director of the prequel, he only agreed to take the role...
  • 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...
  • Look Out For… December

    Ah, December. A month of rushing to meet deadlines before the holidays – cramming before Crimbo, if you will. Not to mention the food – Yule logs, roasted everything and mince pies aplenty: nothing beats festive food. And what better way to spend a cosy winter evening than with...