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

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

December 6, 2018

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

Avengers: Endgame (review) – The ultimate conclusion?

Avengers: Endgame (review) – The ultimate conclusion?

April 26, 2019

This is a lot of movie… like, a LOT of movie. Just, so much movie. Avengers: Endgame is one of, if not the, most anticipated films of all time. How do you review something like that?Read More

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

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

October 13, 2018

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

Avengers: Endgame (review) – The ultimate conclusion?

Avengers: Endgame (review) – The ultimate conclusion?

April 26, 2019

This is a lot of movie… like, a LOT of movie. Just, so much movie. Avengers: Endgame is one of, if not the, most anticipated films of all time. How do you review something like that?Read More

Referees: Do They Really Deserve It?

Referees: Do They Really Deserve It?

March 13, 2018

As we approach the final weeks of the Six Nations, we can reflect upon the excellent games and sportsmanship demonstrated so far in the series. It is also a time to review the mistakes and exposeRead More

Lorde’s ‘Melodrama’ Under Review

Lorde’s ‘Melodrama’ Under Review

April 18, 2018

In 2013, Ella Yelich O’ Connor burst onto a bustling music scene with her debut single ‘Royals’, an electropop melody about the calamities and modernity of teen life. What started as the lead single of aRead More

Elections From an International Perspective

Elections From an International Perspective

March 14, 2018

This week, the Student Union opened Voting for Aber Elections. There are various choices of candidates from different offices – the voting of which is available on Student’s Union website. However, I decided to focus onRead More

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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

The Nightmare

The Nightmare

Arts, Creative Writing, Poetry February 13, 2019 at 1:44 pm Comments

I could come to you darling But the horse is watching me Don’t call the nurse, please, Her hair was a panther Her shoes were wormholes Her mouth was a mine And the horse is watchingRead 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

BTS at the United Nations: Love Myself, Love Yourself

BTS at the United Nations: Love Myself, Love Yourself

Arts, Music February 5, 2019 at 1:09 pm Comments

It was the day before their speech at the 2018 UN General Assembly and the whole group was nervous. Kim Namjoon was practically shaking in his Pumas as they boarded the plane that would take themRead 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