Arts

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: A Dissection of the Happy Ending (Review)

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: A Dissection of the Happy Ending (Review)

Arts, Theatre September 26, 2016 at 7:48 pm Comments

I HAVE ALWAYS hated the epilogue in Deathly Hallows. No, no, you don’t understand, I hate the epilogue in Deathly Hallows to the point where I used to sit in bed sometimes, unable to sleep, thinking aboutRead 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

Edinburgh Fringe review: Chris Gethard’s Career Suicide

Edinburgh Fringe review: Chris Gethard’s Career Suicide

Arts, Comedy, Editors' Pick August 19, 2016 at 8:48 am Comments

WHITE MALE ART has its fair share of surprisingly well-built figures. Sufjan Stevens is the most obvious, looking like he chops wood for eight hours a day and tunes his antique harp collection by night, andRead 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

Lawson’s Andy Brown on…

Lawson’s Andy Brown on…

Arts, Editors' Pick, Music July 5, 2016 at 2:02 pm Comments

  …the Where My Love Goes music video: Adam [Pitts – drums] suggested to do something special for this video and I had already spoken to the lads about maybe proposing to my girlfriend, so we thought thatRead More

80 Days – A Delightful Adventure

80 Days – A Delightful Adventure

Arts, Games June 19, 2016 at 6:00 pm Comments

GAMES COVERAGE, UNDERSTANDABLY, often focuses on a handful of big releases every year. These releases tend to be big, content-rich experiences, often in open world, produced by teams of hundreds of developers backed by a largeRead More

Overwatch: MOBAng for your buck?

Overwatch: MOBAng for your buck?

Arts, Games May 26, 2016 at 10:30 pm Comments

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT. The only reason I wasn’t fazed by the open beta for Overwatch, Activision Blizzard’s new multiplayer FPS that the shares the, uh, diverse cast of Team Fortress 2 and the charm to rivalRead More