• Getting the London Experience in Nottingham

    Whether you are a returning student or a fresher looking to explore your new home and city, let this article serve as your guide to making the most out of your time in Nottingham. “While these big galleries may contain a Monet or two they are often full of...
  • Film Noir – Hitchcock’s Rear Window vs Nolan’s Dark Knight: Two Noir Masterpieces Fifty Years apart

    When we think of film noir, we reflect on Hollywood’s crime mysteries from the 1940s such as Citizen Kane and The Third Man. However, this enigmatic genre that originates from German Expressionist Cinematography has never left Hollywood, it has only evolved throughout the decades. Film Noir’s main elements revolve...
  • IMDb Top 250: The Greatest Films Of All Time?

    From budding critics to anybody with a mild interest in motion pictures, computer programmer Col Needham’s Internet Movie Database (IMDb) provides a wealth of factual information and trivia for all things cinema and television. Open to input from anybody with an internet connection, it has compiled the users’ top...
  • Trailer Watch – Gotham

    Bruce Wayne is set to return to screens later this year, though this time it’ll be the small screen, and Batman won’t even be the main character. Confused? As am I, and that’s having already seen the trailer for FOX’s Gotham multiple times in attempt to make sense of...
  • Review – Transcendence

    The concept behind ‘cinematographer-cum-director’ Wally Pfister’s sci-fi vision Transcendence is a fascinating one. A super intelligent scientist is fatally wounded by an eco-warrior and then ‘uploaded’ to live on as a digital entity. However, he quickly turns into a rampant AI, hell-bent on ‘upgrading’ humanity. Sound awesome? I thought...