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The Veganuary Fad

The Veganuary Fad

Comedy, Creative Writing, News January 28, 2020 at 9:46 pm Comments

Vegans. Where do you start with vegans? They get a lot of shtick for being loud, aggressive, a bit obnoxious. By all truth there are vegans that will actively gag as your meat lovers breakfast arrivesRead More

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Let’s Stop Angering the Gods

ASM, Blogs, Creative Writing January 28, 2020 at 9:11 pm Comments

Since ancient times, the ocean has been pilfering our glorious land. Since the last real Ice Age 20,000 years ago, average sea-levels have risen by 120 metres. Now this may not seem hugely meaningful, but don’tRead More

Doctor Sleep: a peaceful cinema nap

Doctor Sleep: a peaceful cinema nap

Arts, Editors' Pick, Film, Opinion November 4, 2019 at 9:12 am Comments

Having turned up to Doctor Sleep with no prior knowledge about what the plot was about, I gathered that I could only be positively surprised. As it happens, the movie turned out to be an almostRead More

Avengers: Endgame (review) – The ultimate conclusion?

Avengers: Endgame (review) – The ultimate conclusion?

Arts, Editors' Pick, Film, Opinion April 26, 2019 at 2:21 pm Comments

This is a lot of movie… like, a LOT of movie. Just, so much movie. Avengers: Endgame is one of, if not the, most anticipated films of all time. How do you review something like that?Read More

Us Review: Have you met your doppelgänger?

Us Review: Have you met your doppelgänger?

Arts, Film, Opinion March 30, 2019 at 4:39 pm Comments

Does Jordan Peele’s follow up to Get Out live up to the hype? This review may contain minor spoilers. Read at your own risk. I also suggest not watching the trailers as they contain spoilers. AfterRead More

Captain Marvel: supersonic or super not-it?

Captain Marvel: supersonic or super not-it?

Arts, Film, Opinion March 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm Comments

Another solid entry to the Marvel canon. Though it may fall a bit flat on its own. When you have reached the 21st film in a franchise, you will have probably decided if that franchise isRead More

Why I’m Calling Myself a Feminist on International Women’s Day

Why I’m Calling Myself a Feminist on International Women’s Day

Arts, Events, Opinion March 8, 2019 at 1:51 pm Comments

I’ve always been surrounded by strong female role-models. My Nan is the Chair of Bristol’s Older People’s Forum and has always been political. As soon as I could walk, she told me that one day I’dRead More

How To Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World (review)

How To Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World (review)

Arts, Film, Opinion March 2, 2019 at 1:15 pm Comments

A wholly satisfying conclusion to an incredible trilogy. What more can I say? I have a very special relationship with the How to Train Your Dragon films. Prior to the release of the first film, IRead More

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (review) – An Awesome Sequel?

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (review) – An Awesome Sequel?

Arts, Film, Opinion February 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm Comments

Everything is still pretty awesome, just more so on its own terms. I remember when the trailer to The Lego Movie came out. Near enough everyone thought it was going to be awful – myself included.Read More

Review: Green Book – Oscar Success or Total Mess?

Review: Green Book – Oscar Success or Total Mess?

Arts, Film, Opinion February 16, 2019 at 6:38 pm Comments

The first time I heard about this movie was, surprisingly enough, during a lecture about constructing and presenting a good pitch. Out of all the examples we were given, Green Book and At Eternity´s Gate wereRead More