Film

A ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ review – Second time’s the charm?

A ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ review – Second time’s the charm?

Arts, Film, Opinion November 17, 2018 at 4:52 pm Comments

I refuse to believe that Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is part of the Harry Potter franchise. I struggle to understand how a brilliant series that spurred along the imagination of millions can be renderedRead More

‘Halloween 2018’ – a film review

‘Halloween 2018’ – a film review

Arts, Film, Opinion November 3, 2018 at 7:23 pm Comments

With Hallowe’en night officially over (I know, I’m devastated too), everyone’s already swapping their pumpkin and bat decorations to cut-outs of snowflakes and tiny Santas – and I for one am not having it. Hallowe’en isn’tRead More

Johnny English Strikes Again: why everyone needs a little bit of Bof in their life

Johnny English Strikes Again: why everyone needs a little bit of Bof in their life

Arts, Film, Opinion October 27, 2018 at 10:41 pm Comments

The greatest spy to ever live, bar Austin Powers, strikes once again in the cinema to make a great trilogy of slapstick, family-friendly films that everyone enjoys. Johnny English: Strikes Again is a great example ofRead More

A Review of ‘A Star Is Born’

A Review of ‘A Star Is Born’

Arts, Film, Opinion October 20, 2018 at 6:25 pm Comments

Lady Gaga shines, while Cooper also shows he’s got some real talent behind the camera.   You know him as the last member standing of the Guardians of the Galaxy, or as the boring one fromRead More

“Oh, I have a parasite!” – A ‘Venom’ Review

“Oh, I have a parasite!” – A ‘Venom’ Review

Arts, Film, Lifestyle, Opinion October 13, 2018 at 3:53 pm Comments

The newest Marvel “superhero” film has just aired at our very own Commodore cinema – Ruben Fleischer’s interpretation of the comic book character, Venom. Now, some of you reading this might be familiar with other reviewsRead More

A review of ‘Doctor Who: The Woman Who Fell to Earth’

A review of ‘Doctor Who: The Woman Who Fell to Earth’

Arts, Film, Lifestyle, Opinion, TV October 10, 2018 at 8:20 pm Comments

Jodie Whittaker’s performance saves a script that is, unfortunately, a little bit all over the place. So here we are again, first time since 2010. Not just a new Doctor, but a whole new TARDIS crew,Read More

Raw (2016) – A review

Raw (2016) – A review

Arts, Editors' Pick, Film, Opinion August 24, 2018 at 2:43 pm Comments

Want to fall in love with film? (Again) – Here’s why you need to watch RAW. A feature debut from Julia Ducournau, RAW is an experience to make you question humanity, hug your knees and ultimatelyRead More

Black Panther – A Cinematic Marvel?

Black Panther – A Cinematic Marvel?

ASM, Editors' Pick, Film, Opinion March 7, 2018 at 9:02 pm Comments

Black Panther; a cinematic Marvel? Black Panther is the latest instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and has been a global success, hitting £910 million worldwide at the time of my writing this, and securing itselfRead More

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