Latest in: Article

  • Hopes for Star Trek Discovery Season 2

    Just last week Star Trek Discovery’s debut season came to an end with the promise of a lighter tone and new missions for season 2… and then the final scene happened and it looks like we’ll be stuck trying to desperately hold on to nostalgia instead of doing something...
  • Why You Should Watch Ash vs Evil Dead

    I remember my first time watching the original ‘Evil Dead’ trilogy. Volume on low at the dead of night, unsure what I was getting myself into, eyes glued to a screen filled with white-eyed Deadites and a blood-drenched cabin. Film4 showed all 3 over consecutive nights and they’ve been...
  • The Batman Vs Dracula: A Forgotten Animated Gem

    Nearing the end of the straight-to-DVD animated movie ‘The Batman Vs Dracula’, the titular iconic vampire refers to himself and Batman as “kindred shadows”. It’s a phrase that I’ve not been able to get out of head since watching the film and it’s the epitome of the parallels the...
  • Why Trainspotting 2 is the Best Film of 2017

    We seem to be living in the age of the delayed sequel. The age of manufactured nostalgia. The age of trying to get as much cash as possible out of old viable franchises before they die completely. Many of these projects have been failures; some financially, most creatively. However,...
  • The Academy Award Nominations 2018

    Oscar Nominations 2018: ‘The Shape of Water’ Dominates with 13 Nods in Total The Oscar nominations are here! At long last, the list of nominees for the 90th annual Academy Awards have been unveiled. The Shape of Water leads the pack with 13 nominations overall, including Best Picture, Director, Original Screenplay,...
  • How Assassin’s Creed Origins Revitalised the Franchise

    There was a time when I couldn’t wait for a new Assassin’s Creed game. Assassin’s Creed 2, Brotherhood, Revelations, Assassin’s Creed 3, Black Flag; a run of truly great games. Sure, each of them had their particular faults but overall they were fantastic experiences and each added something special...
  • My Top Ten Films of 2017

    I’ve not seen Blade Runner 2049. I feel that is probably the best way to start off this late article detailing my favourite films of 2017 because I know that if I had seen it, it would probably make my list. I can’t know for sure of course but...
  • More Hopes For Star Wars Episode IX

    Last week I wrote about my hopes for Star Wars Episode IX and this week I’ve got even more. The Last Jedi has been playing on my mind, it’s hard for it not to be with the constant barrage of opinions on the Internet, and now that I’ve seen...
  • Hopes for Star Wars Episode IX

    If you didn’t know, The Last Jedi, the 8th film in the Star Wars saga (Rogue One and The Clone Wars not withstanding) has been released. It’s proved controversial with some fans not accepting the versions of the characters and events explored in the film, which are different from...