Opinion

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

A Review of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’, a Nomadic Players Production

A Review of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’, a Nomadic Players Production

Arts, Events, Local, Opinion, Societies, Theatre February 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm Comments

I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to watch The Nomadic Players in a dress rehearsal performance of their current play, an adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, ahead of theirRead More

M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’ Under Review

M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’ Under Review

Arts, Film, Opinion February 2, 2019 at 5:07 pm Comments

As of writing this, M. Night Shyamalan’s latest offering, Glass, has a critics’ review of 36% on Rotten Tomatoes. Its predecessor, Split, has 77%. Unbreakable, the first in the trilogy, made in 2000, has 69%. Clearly,Read More

A Glimpse Inside the Aberystwyth Student Performance of ‘The Body of [insert name here]’

A Glimpse Inside the Aberystwyth Student Performance of ‘The Body of [insert name here]’

Arts, Opinion, Theatre December 15, 2018 at 2:44 pm Comments

How does one start a review for a performance that they themselves cannot comprehend? Can we suitably review a performance that is incomprehensible? What is comprehension? How is a performance, a performance? What is a performance?Read More

‘The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos’ – ‘Doctor Who’ Series Finale Review

‘The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos’ – ‘Doctor Who’ Series Finale Review

Arts, Opinion, TV December 13, 2018 at 3:50 pm Comments

The eleventh series of Doctor Who ends on an extremely weak note. It’s rare that I leave an episode of Doctor Who not really wanting to talk about it. But hey-ho I’m the one who hasRead More

Unions don’t have to be like this – Aberystwyth should demand better

Unions don’t have to be like this – Aberystwyth should demand better

Opinion December 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm Comments

The furore over the now infamous ‘Ed Sheeran Day’, where the Students’ Union forgoed any significant statements on Trans Remembrance Day (excluding a single Facebook post) in place of various tributes to and mini-games inspired byRead More