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Review: Swallows and Amazons

Swallows and Amazons is a film adaptation of a popular children’s novel by Arthur Ransome. The film portrays the bond between siblings, childhood rivalry, and just a hint of espionage. Set in the Summer of 1935 in a holiday home in Northern England, Swallows and Amazons revolves around the Walker …

Review: The Shallows

Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (Unknown, Run All Night, Non-Stop), The Shallows stars Blake Lively of Gossip Girl fame as Nancy, a young medical student, who travels to her late mother’s favourite tropical surfing spot where she is ambushed by a great white shark, and a tenacious one at that. Injured …

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was first published in 1997, and J.K Rowling’s story of “The Boy Who Lived” touched the hearts of millions of readers, with the final book released to the dismay of Potterheads everywhere in 2007. Since the series ended, the Harry Potter franchise took off as …

Review: Ghostbusters

Last night, I saw the new and slightly controversial Ghostbusters movie (for the second time, may I add), and probably not the last. There are so many things to say about this film, once I find a way of putting them into actual words, instead of the loud pterodactyl shriek …

Review: The Killing Joke

If you’re a Batman enthusiast in any way, then you’ve most likely heard of The Killing Joke, Alan Moore’s graphic novel classic that gave the Joker his most iconic and beloved story. Lauded to an unimaginable degree for its brilliant writing and characterisations, it became a cornerstone for the Joker …

Bobby Sands: 66 Days

Review- Bobby Sands: 66 Days

Directed by Brendan J Byrne, Bobby Sands: 66 Days is a documentary on the great hunger strike of 1981 within Northern Ireland’s notorious H blocks by Irish Republican, Bobby Sands. It was his mission to be considered a political prisoner, to turn heads and become a symbol, the face of …