WELCOME back to Hype, our weekly arts blog, where you’ll be able to keep up to date with the latest and biggest news from the global arts scene, as well as keeping in touch with what’s on in and around Aberystwyth.
You’ll be able to find out the latest and the greatest, Aberystwyth film times and news, rumours, and much more.
First up… the biggest headlines from this week!
- DJ Mike Read featured the UKIP calypso earlier this week. This was then withdrawn due to complaints of racism.
- Steam recently had their free weekend where players were able to play games for free and buy them at discounted rates.
- It has been confirmed that Niel Patrick Harris will be hosting the next Oscars.
- Warner Brothers has released their DC movie slate, which means that there may be between 6-8 super hero movies a year coming out between 2016-2018.
- The Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer was leaked earlier this week, with Marvel quick to react by releasing the official high quality teaser trailer a week early (see below).
ABERYSTWYTH is, once again, spoiling us for choice in the next week. Here’s just a few highlights to look forward to!
Maze Runner is on at the Commodore Theatre until the 30th; the dystopian thriller has been a big office hit and is a must see. Boxtrolls is a great film, fun for all ages, young and old and all in the 3D. Dracula Untold is premiering at the Commodore on the 31st, showing the a side of Dracula that we’ve never seen before. His trials, toils, tribulations and most importantly, his origins.
From the 21st-31st Fincher’s critically acclaimed film adaptation of the Gillian Flynn novel Gone Girl is coming to the Arts Centre Cinema. The story follows Nick Dunne – accused of his wife’s apparent murder – as he attempts to keep out of the public eye whilst delving further into the increasingly mysterious truth of her disappearance. The Bolshi Ballet returns to the screen with The Legend of Love on the 26th, a beautiful tale of forbidden love, self-sacrifice and sibling love. Propeller create incredible sixty minutes of Shakespeare specifically for young audiences, Pocket Dream is their interpretation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream; coming to Aber on the 25th.On the 28th, Kafka – in true style – brings The Trail to the Arts Centre; a tale of a man, arrested and prosecuted for an unknown crime.
With thanks to: Andrew Monk.