Opinion

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

‘Robin Hood’ (2018) – An action-packed film that misses its mark

‘Robin Hood’ (2018) – An action-packed film that misses its mark

Arts, Film, Opinion December 8, 2018 at 2:00 pm Comments

As I walked into the Commodore Cinema to watch this film, I remarked just how vacant the theatre was. I’d never seen it so empty in my 2 and a half years of watching films here.Read More

‘Margaret and the Tapeworm’ – A warm feeling in my gut

‘Margaret and the Tapeworm’ – A warm feeling in my gut

News, Opinion, Theatre December 6, 2018 at 4:30 pm Comments

So I went to see Margaret and the Tapeworm by Triongl theatre at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre and I have to say, my evening wasn’t off to the best of starts when an 11 ft tallRead More

‘It Takes You Away’ – a Doctor Who review

‘It Takes You Away’ – a Doctor Who review

Arts, Opinion, TV December 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm Comments

It may not be perfect, but It Takes You Away elevates this series to new heights. Right, I know I said this last week… and the week beforehand. But seriously, this is now the best episodeRead More

‘Spyro Reignited Trilogy’ review – The little dragon reignites his franchise

‘Spyro Reignited Trilogy’ review – The little dragon reignites his franchise

Arts, Games, Opinion December 3, 2018 at 4:30 pm Comments

In the same way that Crash Bandicoot was revived last year, Spyro the Dragon is back in the limelight with a fantastic remaster in the Spyro Reignited Trilogy, proving yet again that everyone enjoys a well-presentedRead More