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The Purge: Election Year Review

The Purge: Election Year Review

Arts, Film December 8, 2016 at 12:09 pm Comments

THE PURGE FILM series was always a curiosity to me, something that had so much potential, but seemingly squandered so fast it was dead on arrival. Based on the premise that the US government allows all crimeRead More

Student Guide to Arts Societies at Aberystwyth

Student Guide to Arts Societies at Aberystwyth

Arts, Books, Creative Writing, Events, Film, Music, Theatre September 22, 2016 at 4:30 pm Comments

WHETHER NEW OR returning to the university, there are a multitude of clubs and societies to join. Here is a guide to a few of them within the arts that might take your fancy ahead of the fairRead More

Suicide Squad review: Surprisingly good

Suicide Squad review: Surprisingly good

Arts, Film September 6, 2016 at 10:29 am Comments

ONE CAN BE forgiven for going into superhero movies these days with low expectations, especially a DC movie, particularly after the shambling failure of batman vs superman. I must admit I wasn’t expecting much when I tookRead More

Star Trek Beyond: About as disappointing as you would expect

Star Trek Beyond: About as disappointing as you would expect

Arts, Film August 24, 2016 at 10:31 am Comments

I USED TO enjoy the new Star Trek movies significantly more than I currently do. As kind of popcorny adventure movies they were actually pretty good. But as I have gone back and actually watched the variousRead More

Bone Tomahawk: Film Review

Bone Tomahawk: Film Review

Arts, Film July 31, 2016 at 10:21 pm Comments

I’M STILL NOT sure how I feel about Bone Tomahawk. I certainly didn’t hate it, I’m not even sure I disliked it, even though there is a fair amount to criticise. It’s not as though thereRead More

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Misses the Mark

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Misses the Mark

Arts, Film July 31, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments

MOST OF MY friends – many of whom are die-hard comic book and superhero movie fans – decided not to see Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, and I can’t blame them. While I’m always aRead More

Dry: Review

Dry: Review

Arts, Film May 25, 2016 at 3:11 pm Comments

SOME FILMS SEEK to thrill, to be a fun way to spend an hour and a half. Some seek to be expressive, to convey or encourage a certain emotion, be it laughter or sadness. Others seek toRead More

Film Review: Eye In The Sky

Film Review: Eye In The Sky

Arts, Film May 21, 2016 at 5:00 pm Comments

EVERY story needs a focus. No matter how grand the scope, no matter how world shattering the events in the story may be, it is impossible to tell a story without focus. Almost every story could beRead More

Blues Brothers 2000 Review – “The Lord works in mysterious ways”

Blues Brothers 2000 Review – “The Lord works in mysterious ways”

Arts, Film May 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments

(Editor’s Note: Kathryn has he own cult movie blog She Cult The Katy – check out her stuff!) Blues Brothers 2000 picks up from where we left off in real-time. It’s been eighteen years since theRead More

High-Rise: Film Review

High-Rise: Film Review

Arts, Film April 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments

HIGH-RISE may well be my film of the year. It certainly won’t be for everyone; it isn’t the traditional action-based fare that we usually see this time of year, and it drifts a bit close toRead More